Post Tagged with: "Discrimination"

South Sudan violence against women ‘twice the global average’

November 29, 2017 2:20 am
South Sudan violence against women ‘twice the global average’

This file photo, taken on October 4, 2016, shows a displaced woman as she carries goods as United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) peacekeepers patrol outside the premises of the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Juba. (By AFP) The “shocking scale” of violence against women and girls […]

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African American men get longer prison sentences than white men for same crime: Study

November 19, 2017 10:57 am
African American men get longer prison sentences than white men for same crime: Study

African American men get longer prison sentences than white men for the same crime, according to a new study. African American men serve longer prison sentences than white men who have committed the same crime, according to a new study by the US government. Black men are imprisoned on average […]

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US state of Florida college town on lockdown ahead of white supremacist speech

October 19, 2017 9:09 pm
US state of Florida college town on lockdown ahead of white supremacist speech

White supremacist proponent, Richard Spencer at a press conference at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on October 19, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida. A college town in the US state of Florida has been put on lockdown ahead of a speech by an organizer of a white […]

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UK hate crime cases rise by a third, go beyond 80,000 cases

October 17, 2017 2:04 pm
UK hate crime cases rise by a third, go beyond 80,000 cases

UK police officers stand on duty at a cordon near to the scene of an incident at the junction of Exhibition Road and Cromwell Road, between the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum and the Natural History Museum, in the South Kensington district of London on October 7, 2017. (Photo by […]

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UK suffers from profound racial inequality: Report

October 11, 2017 9:30 pm
UK suffers from profound racial inequality: Report

A UK government report has revealed that people of color and ethnic minorities are almost twice as likely to be unemployed as white British adults. (File Photo) A UK government report has revealed that blacks and other ethnic minorities are more likely to be unemployed and more likely to be […]

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US Department of Justice will not prosecute officers in Freddie Gray’s death

September 13, 2017 2:46 pm
US Department of Justice will not prosecute officers in Freddie Gray’s death

A man walks past a mural with a portrait of Freddie Gray in the Sandtown neighborhood of west Baltimore, August 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The US Department of Justice will not bring civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, […]

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Bradford Muslims receive acid attack threat

August 30, 2017 3:35 am
Bradford Muslims receive acid attack threat

Armed police officers stop to look at messages left by well-wishers on London Bridge in London on June 12, 2017, following the June 3 terrorist attack. (Photo by AFP) Muslim residents in a city in northwestern England have received letters containing threats of acid attacks, amid the rising rate of […]

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10-day march from Charlottesville to Washington DC to take on white supremacy

August 27, 2017 2:55 am
10-day march from Charlottesville to Washington DC to take on white supremacy

Marchers walk through the Homewood neighborhood during a demonstration on August 19, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by AFP) Human rights activist are planning to take part in a 10-day march against white supremacy with a clear demand: Remove US President Donald Trump. The march will start Monday from Charlottesville, […]

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UN committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination criticizes US government for ‘failing to reject racist violent events’

August 23, 2017 10:15 pm
UN committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination criticizes US government for ‘failing to reject racist violent events’

This image taken in Boston, Ma. on August 19, 2017 shows protesters marching against racism. (Photo by AFP) UN human rights experts have urged the US government to “unequivocally and unconditionally” condemn racist speech and hate crimes, warning that a failure to do so could fuel further violent clashes by […]

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United Nations human rights experts say Charlottesville highlights rising racism in US

August 17, 2017 10:30 pm
United Nations human rights experts say Charlottesville highlights rising racism in US

Demonstrators participate in a march against white supremacy in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 16, 2017. (Getty Images) Three human rights experts in the United Nations have denounced the rising racism and xenophobia in the United States, citing the deadly violence at a white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, as […]

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