Friday, August 9, 2013

“Go Home” immigration vans to be investigated by ad watchdog over racism claims
August 9, 2013

Ministers suffered an embarrassing blow over their “Go Home” ad vans campaign when watchdogs launched a new investigation into claims they are racist today.

The Advertising Standards Authority acted after receiving 60 complaints that the message to offensive and irresponsible.

The ads aimed at people here illegally were “reminiscent of slogans used by racist groups to attack immigrants in the past”, according to critics.

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