racism

Neo-liberalism at Work

Anne Kass When she had just retired after being a judge in a Family Court for 18 years, the Albuquerque Rotary Club invited her to give a speech which words are still very accurate: “Thank you for inviting me today.…

Surveillance state [in the UK]

Preventing far right extremism? Schools in EDL and BNP heartland only monitoring ethnic minority pupils March 31, 2015 by Melanie Newman For The Bureau of Investigative Journalism Schools in an area with a history of far-right activism have been singling…

Austria: Racist law approved to restrict Muslim freedoms

In a decision that the Minister for Integration, Sebastian Kurz, called a “milestone” and that opponents denounced as racist and unfair, the new law: prohibits mosques from receiving foreign financing; demands that religious teaching be done in German; and makes…

Disarming words: the dictionary of immigration

By Sara Bosco Migration is one of the biggest and most complex of today’s phenomena. Every day, all over the world, thousands of people try to cross the borders of their homelands in search of a better life in a…

A Permanent Memorial to Slave Trade at UN Called ‘The Arak of Return’

  Human Wrongs Watch On 26 September 2014, at a high level ceremony on the margins of the UN General Assembly, the representatives of six nations – The Netherlands, New Zealand, Qatar, Senegal, Jamaica and Spain – marked the financing…

Slave Route Project to Break the Silence Around the Slave Trade

  Human Wrongs Watch “The executioner always kills twice”, Elie Wiesel once wrote, “the second time through silence”. Historically, global issues – such as development, human rights, cultural pluralism and intercultural dialogue – have been characterized by a total absence…

Thousands demonstrate in Greece against racism

Demonstrators met in Omonia Square in Athens to protest against discrimination, bearing banners with slogans such as, “Neo Nazis out” and “Justice for the fascist murderers of Shezad Luqman,” a murdered immigrant. Two men, one aged 25 and a fireman,…

Greece: Migrants Victims of Loathing, Arbitrary Arrests, Violent Attacks

By IRIN*, Athens – Three police officers in body armour surround two dark-skinned men on a busy street in Athens, Greece’s increasingly restive capital. It is a scene that has been playing out across the city since the launch of a…

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