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UK Football Association’s Plan to Challenge Homophobic and Transphobic Abuses

In recent years, reports on discrimination and abuse on gay and transgender people in sport has been an issue of concern. The UK Football Association has launched a four year plan to promote equality in football in the UK. Soon after 3,000 individuals and clubs signed up the Government’s Sports Charter to tackle homophobia and transphobia in sport the FA came up with a ...

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Norway: Immigrants Discriminated with Lack of “Formal Competence”

A recent study carried out shows that 26 percent of workers in Norway with immigrant background are over-qualified for the jobs they have in terms of formal competence. It is belived that without a good knowledge and ability to speak Norwegian finding a job will be a fierce challenge. Professor Gro Mjeldheim Sandal of the University of Bergen told newspaper Aftenposten. “There seems ...

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Up to 10,000 African Girls in Spain ‘Risk Genital Mutilation’

THOUSANDS of young girls in Spain could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation also known as circumcision without an anaesthetic when they reach puberty, disturbing figures show. Around five million girls worldwide, aged between toddlerhood and around 18 years old suffer this potentially deadly mutilation every year. But around 10,000 in Spain are also at risk, having been ...

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Sham Marriages: Vicar Jailed in The UK

A vicar has been jailed for conducting dozens of sham marriages for illegal immigrants in the UK. This is to allow them to live in the UK. #ShamMarriages

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Same Sex Marriage: Archbishop John Sentamu Receives Racist Emails

Archbishop John Sentamu receives racist emails for asking ministers to disallow same sex marriage. As it is, the saga on gay marriage is no where close to an end! The Archbishop of York has been sent several ‘abusive and threatening’ racist emails after speaking out against gay marriage. The malicious messages to Dr John Sentamu have prompted a police investigation, ...

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British Woman Caught on Video Hurling Racial Abuses on Tube Passengers

A British Woman was Caught on Video Hurling Racial Abuses on London Underground Tube Passengers. Police in London are investigating yet another video of a London Underground passenger hurling racist abuse at foreign passengers. The film shows the middle-aged white woman direct a tirade of abuse at Asian passengers on a Central Line train between St Paul’s and Mile End ...

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Police “Racial Profiling” on the Increase in UK

Black people in diaspora are face with racial profiling as a result of discrimination based on their skin colour, according to new analysis which reveals that “racial profiling” has increased over the past year. Black people are 30 times more likely than white people to be stopped and searched by police in England and Wales, Researchers say the findings, based ...

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"Occupy Nigeria"- A Need to Manage Expection

Occupy!!! An English word that means “to take and fill up” or “to take possession and control”, has been used to stare a movement to freedom. “Occupy” is an international protest movement which is primarily directed against economic and social inequality. The recent organised protest against the removal of fuel subsidy in Nigeria did not happen by accident. The Occupy ...

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Justice Finally Served!

After almost two decades of calling out for justice on a racist murder, carried out on Stephen Lawrence in 1993 two men have been found guilty. Gary Dobson and David Norris were sentenced to 15 years and two months, and 14 years and three months respectively. The pair was sentenced at the Old Bailey under guidelines in place at the ...

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Ghana: Where Is The Love?

This woman was travelling in these truck loaded with cassava, unfortunately the car had an accident. This woman laid helpless, the serious part is this: three motor bike riders stood unconcerned while this woman was suffering.It took me to say ” I will give money to anyone who would use the bike to take the woman to the hospital”. Then ...

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