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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Soccer must have zero tolerance for racism

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by RAY ODLUM

    ... SCMP Editorial No latitude on racism in soccer Television sports fans who switched from the Olympic Games to English Premier League soccer may ponder the contrast between the sportsmanship ... and the like. Such behaviour tarnishes the image of a sport that has bridged all barriers of class and race. Racism, among spectators as well as between the players, is adding a distasteful overtone. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco hopeful Lam Yi-lai sparks racism row over helpers' holidays

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Call to deny foreign domestic workers time off at Chinese holidays may be illegal, watchdog says Legco hopeful sparks helper racism warning A candidate for next month's Legislative Council election is at the centre of a racism row over her campaign call for Hong Kong's 300,000 foreign domestic helpers to be denied traditional Chinese ...

  3. An unflinching look at racism

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... friend Kathryn Stockett's novel is a well-balanced comedy with heart-warming drama that tackles racism without being too preachy. Recent college grad Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns home ...

  4. Our city's law against racism remains flawed

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the pile... I am the only Indian here'. A public outcry and discussion about racism that followed are credited with speeding the eventual passage of the city's anti-racism law. ...

  5. No one has a monopoly on racism

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... for years, I know a thing or two about racism. No, I have never been roughed up by bigger white men in dark alleys. Neither have I ever been shouted at by complete strangers for no reason. Racism ... people's racism. We are among the worst offenders. The irony of the Sena's rage against 'racist' Aussies is that its own political fortunes are built on racist and parochial attacks ...

  6. Legislation has helped reduce incidents of racism in Britain

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agnes Ming Yuen's letter ('Anti-racism law hamstrung by colonial past', April 3) about my article ('A real world city needs a racial discrimination law', March ... there were almost no black police officers, and London's Metropolitan Police had what Lord Macpherson later called a culture of 'institutional racism'. Brixton (like Liverpool's ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Hidden racism

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... doesn't have hate crimes. Our brand of racism is not blatant. But it exists. Ask the South Asian youth who can't get a job due to his ethnicity. Or the dark-skinned man who lives with racial ...

  9. Maids group to put anti-racism law up for UN scrutiny

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Hong Kong's newly passed anti- racism law will come under international scrutiny sooner than expected: in October at a United Nations forum in Manila. The law, which ... cannot complain under the anti-racism law against the Immigration Department's two-week rule, for example.' Imposed in the mid-1980s, it requires foreign domestic workers to leave Hong ...

  10. Anti-racism law leads to confusion

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Taxi drivers and maids' employers have joined the chorus of those who fear they may fall foul of the new anti-racism law, which requires public services and private ... the end of the year. The move would make the authority the first public institution to offer such services since lawmakers on Thursday struck down a proposed exemption to the anti-racism bill ...




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