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Paris crowds gather to protest against racism, police violence

06 June, 2020 2:06 pm 2:06 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Crowds gathered in Paris on Saturday to protest against racism and allegations of police violence against members of the Black community and ethnic minorities. Hundreds of demonstrators started to congregate in the capital’s Place de la Republique. One carried a placard with the message “Justice For Ibo”, referring to the 2019 death … Read More

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UK racism commission should report by the end of this year: Johnson’s spo...

06 June, 2020 7:57 pm 7:57 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government expects to receive a report on the findings and recommendations from a new cross-government commission on racism by the end of this year, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. Earlier, Johnson said the cross-government commission would examine racism and the disparities experienced by minority ethnic … Read More

Sammy, nickname, controversy, opportunity, educate, racism

Sammy says nickname controversy is opportunity to educate on racism

06 June, 2020 4:26 pm 4:26 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy says he has accepted a former team mate’s explanation of a potentially racist nickname he was given at the Sunrisers Hyderabad and hopes the issue can be used to educate players about racism. Earlier this week, the 36-year-old sought clarification from his former team mates … Read More

Indian, ex-pacer, Irfan Pathan, admits, seen, racism, domestic cricket

Indian ex-pacer Irfan Pathan admits to having seen racism in domestic crick...

06 June, 2020 4:39 pm 4:39 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – Indian former fast bowler Irfan Pathan has admitted to having seen racism in the domestic cricket, saying he has not seen it happen or being discussed in a larger way. Reacting to Former West Indian skipper Darren Sammy’s statement, he said that Muslim cricketers have to face racism in the … Read More

UEFA, expects, Euro 2020, free, racism

UEFA expects Euro 2020 to be free of racism

11 November, 2019 8:01 pm 8:01 pm

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – European soccer’s governing body UEFA expects Euro 2020 to be free of racism despite a flurry of incidents across the continent, it said on Saturday. Earlier this month, Sweden’s qualifying match away to Romania in Bucharest — one of the 12 host cities and venue for Saturday’s draw — was twice interrupted … Read More


US mass shooting: Trump denounces racism, white supremacy

08 August, 2019 3:54 am 3:54 am

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has condemned hatred and white supremacy in a public address following mass shootings that left 31 dead in Texas and Ohio. He called for mental health gun control reforms, the death penalty for those who commit mass murder and more bi-partisan co-operation over gun laws. “Mental illness and hate pull … Read More

Prince Harry speaks out on ‘unconscious’ racism bias

07 July, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry has spoken of the “unconscious bias” of racism, saying some people did not realise their own prejudices and that stigma was handed down from generation to generation. In an interview he conducted with conservationist Jane Goodall for British Vogue magazine, Harry also suggested that he wanted to have only … Read More

German FA boss admits mistakes in Ozil affair but rejects racism accusation...

07 July, 2018 10:17 am 10:17 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Football Association (DFB) head Reinhard Grindel on Thursday said he should have made clearer that racism is unacceptable after midfielder Mesut Ozil quit the national team citing “racism and disrespect” over his Turkish roots. Ozil, who plays for English Premier League club Arsenal, was criticised for having his photograph taken with … Read More