Munich mayor condemns UEFA decision to reject rainbow-illuminated Allianz Arena

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UEFA’s decision to decline a request to illuminate Munich’s Allianz Arena in rainbow colours for the Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary has been described as “shameful” by the city’s mayor.

Dieter Reiter had made the request in response to laws passed in Hungary, which ban the display and promotion of homosexuality to under-18s in the country.

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