Apple apologises after allegations of racism by Australia schoolboys

SYDNEY:Apple has apologised to six schoolboys asked to leave one of their shops in Australia, in what the students described as a racist incident.Footage of the incident at Melbourne’s Highpoint shopping centre emerged on Tuesday sparking a social media outcry.A staff member can be heard saying security are concerned that the boys will shoplift.Apple said the store manager apologised to the boys, who are all black, and their school principal.The student who filmed the video, Francis Ose, said on Facebook: “Simply racism – made them apologise tho (sic).”Another of the boys involved, Mohamed Semra, later said on Facebook that they were satisfied with the response from Apple.”They apologised, so we’re chilling, no need to take it further,” he wrote.The video of the incident has been viewed more than 62,000 times on Facebook and sparked debate across social media.


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