Anne Frank diary to be read at Serie A games after Lazio fans’ antisemitism

• Antisemitic stickers and graffiti plastered around Stadio Olimpico• Lazio president says club will play with Frank’s image on their shirtsThe Italian football federation (FICG) has announced plans to read out a passage from Anne Frank’s diary before matches this week in response to acts of antisemitism by Lazio fans.During Sunday’s league game against Cagliari, supporters of the club defaced their Stadio Olimpico home in Rome with antisemitic graffiti and stickers showing images of Frank, the teenager who was killed at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945, wearing a jersey of their rivals Roma. Their actions have been widely condemned, with Lazio’s president, Claudio Lotito paying a visit to Rome’s main synagogue on Tuesday to lay a wreath to remember victims of the Holocaust. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/24/lazio-anne-frank-diary-antisemitism-serie-a

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