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September 20, 2007

Tintin Au Congo Debate Hits France reports that the Conseil Representatif des Associations Noires de France has made a request to Casterman to take the hotly debated Tintin Au Congo off of its publications list. The article goes on to say that the president of that association feels positive about the result. This is apparently the first time that the actual issue of whether or not to keep the book on bookshelves after similar protests/reactions to its anachronistic and insulting depiction of Africans in places like Belgium, England and the United States.
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