Residents of the Countess colony reported discrimination and violence to two people who insulted some neighbors who managed services to trim tree branches in the area.
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Through social media, neighbors broadcast a video showing a foreign man and woman insulting them by telling them «you’re ignorant» and «horrible Indian.» The male person also assaults the lady who records the facts.
Reprehensible conduct that we hope will erradie from our colony. pic.twitter.com/FtlmE2Oe3J
— Residents Hippodrome (@ARHipodromo) September 8, 2020
According to the residents of the Condesa Racecourse, since July 31st several neighbors asked mayoral authorities Cuauhtémoc to go to the colony to prune some trees, after one fell on two cars.
However, on the day pruning had been scheduled, an adult couple insulted the mayor’s staff and the neighbors who were in the place, and prevented them from cutting branches from the trees.
Residents re-processed the authorities to come pruning, but last Friday, September 4, when they arrived in the area for the activities, the same couple again prevented them from carrying them out.
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The Community of the Countess Racecourse spoke out against the racist aggressions of people who insulted neighbors and authorities, and reported that they are accompanying those affected to file the corresponding complaints.
«This isolated event of racism directed against neighbors is something that has dismayed and angered us; is undoubtedly a reprehensible fact. We must denounce it and seek to be sanctioned so that it is not repeated and pollutes the harmony that is so far enjoyed in our colony,» they said.
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