View Full Version : Lego Accused Of Racism Over Star Wars Jabba's Palace Set

01-24-2013, 01:50 PM
Some Turkish leaders are offended by a Lego Star Wars set, claiming it resembles a famous mosque.


The Turkish Cultural Community of Austria said in a statement that a Lego set of Jabba's Palace from the Star Wars series is racist because it appears to closely resemble the Hagia Sophia mosque in Istanbul, the Jami al-Kabir mosque in Beirut and a minaret and therefore reinforces negative stereotypes about the Middle East, according to the Austrian Times. The statement threatened legal action against Lego if it

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