A state museum in central China has caused an outcry after setting up an exhibition which shows African people in comparison to wild animals.
The hugely popular ‘This is Africa’ exhibition is being shown in the Hubei Provincial Museum Wuhan, which mainly displays significant relics of historical importance.
The controversy began after one visitor, Edward Duke, posted on Instagram earlier this week a video he recorded while visiting the museum. The user claimed he is Nigerian.
Mr Duke wrote: ‘The Hubei Provincial Museum put pictures of a particular race next to wild animals why?’ Are they the only race to have impoverished looking?’
The video shows the gallery had photos of wild animals, framed alongside those of black-skinned people.
A photo of a lion which appeared to be roaring in the photo was framed alongside the photo of a man with a similar expression. Read more