David Sakvarelidze Racist Comments on BBC: Controversy And Interview Details
David Sakvarelidze recently made racist comments in his interview with BBC.
The politician said, "It is very emotional for me because I see European people with blue eyes and blonde hair being killed by Putin's missiles and rockets."
Such a statement has left people slamming him and also reporters in the West. A lot of users on social media have made comments about the politician and how he categorized European people above everyone else.
"Speaking with such a direct racist tone is one thing, but the presenter not asking a question about it reflects how deep the racism is rooted in Western society," A user wrote on Twitter.
The interview has gone viral on social media as it raises a lot of questions including the possibility of the biased press.
“It’s really emotional for me because I see European people with blue eyes and blonde hair being killed…”— Thamina #SaveSheikhJarrah 🌍 (@Thamina_F) February 26, 2022
~ David Sakvarelidze. Former Deputy General Prosecutor of Ukraine
And the BBC interviewer didn’t bat an eyelash at the weird racialised framing. https://t.co/aNjfniPVO6