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  1. Last-ditch bid on anti-racism bill

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong About 1,000 members of the ethnic minority community could be leading the July 1 march in a last-ditch effort to get the government to amend what has been described as a flawed anti-racism bill. Fermi Wong Wai-fun, director of Unison, a non-governmental organisation striving for racial equality, said yesterday various domestic workers' groups had pledged to back ...

  2. Law on racism

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A human rights group has drafted its own anti-racism law amid concerns at the government's delay in issuing a consultation paper on the issue. The government has said the question is complicated and highly political and best postponed until after the Legco elections in September. What do you think? Share your views: write to us. ...

  3. Law on all racism?

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Bar Association says that planned anti-racism legislation should not, as the government proposes, exclude immigration policies and foreign domestic helpers. What do you think? Share your views: write to us ...

  4. Group adds to calls for anti-racism legislation

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A draft anti-racism law has been issued by the Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor amid concerns about the length of time the government is taking in releasing its ... as possible, to cover every potential victim of racism,' Mr Harris said. 'Groups that urgently need protection are South Asian communities and new arrivals from the mainland, a group we ...

  5. Minorities to protest against 'flawed' bill targeting racism

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Protests are to be stepped up by non-governmental organisations and ethnic minority groups over the government's stance on the race discrimination bill. Demonstrations are planned for today as executive councillors meet, during the July 1 ...

  6. Tamil activist asks if seeking equality is racism

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Is that racism?' Many thought so and shied away from him, unhappy he did not defend the Malay and Chinese poor. A former opposition lawmaker said: 'He eventually saw Tamil poverty as directly caused ...

  7. UN presses city over racism bill

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The clock is ticking for the government to account for its controversial Race Discrimination Bill and make revisions to any inadequacies, after the United Nations set a deadline for the administration to deliver its report. In a letter sent la ...

  8. Consultation backs anti-racism legislation

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Most people believe there is a need for a law against racial discrimination, a government consultation has found. Of the 240 written replies received in the year-long consultation, the Home Affairs Bureau found a large majority supported the p ...

  9. Anti-racism course at universities is bigoted, say critics

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Textbook blames ethnic Chinese and Indians for many of Malaysia's ills A compulsory undergraduate course on ethnic relations started yesterday amid charges it is racist and will drive the races apart instead of bring ...

  10. Anti-racism bill to go to Legco by July

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani An anti-racism bill will be introduced to the Legislative Council by mid-July, a government official told a United Nations hearing in New York yesterday. The announcement ... had passed a resolution three years ago to call for an anti-racism law, it appeared that the government as a whole was less committed. He called on the administration to find the political ...




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