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  1. Minorities allege indirect racism in language row

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Minorities and rights groups clashed with government officials this week over consultations on the proposed guidelines for teaching Chinese to non-native-speaking students. In a marathon two-and-a-half-hour meeting on Thursday night, activists accused the Education Bureau of indirect racism in producing the full consultation document only in Chinese, making it inaccessible ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a report on the front page of City yesterday headed 'University faces racism claim', the name of a Chinese literature lecturer at the University of Hong Kong, Li Yui-ching, was misspelled as Yiu-ching. ...

  3. University rejects allegation of racism

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... to the panel membership once. He had not lodged a complaint of racism with the university earlier because he felt he had to take legal advice first. ...

  4. University faces racism claim

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Lecturer says it was nonsense to have non-Chinese-speaking academics on assessment panel that blocked a new contract A lecturer in Chinese literature has accused Hong Kong University bosses of racial discrimination after they assigned two foreign ...

  5. Local students pledge remembrance

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

    ... Two Hong Kong teenagers travelled to a pioneering youth congress organised to preserve the memory of Holocaust victims and to raise awareness of the dangers of racism and prejudice. ... by Yad Vashem. The declaration called on leaders 'to protect our societies from racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia'. King GeorgeV religious studies teacher Kirrily Foley, who ...

  6. Helping to break down barriers

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... students joined more than a dozen local secondary and university students to take part in an anti-racism and discrimination workshop organised by the Asian Students Association at the Hong Kong Federation of Students headquarters. The workshop included sharing experiences related to discrimination, and discussions and presentations about students' roles in combating racism. 'I am ...

  7. Legislator wants help for disabled students

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A legislator has called for affirmative action to help students with special needs get university places. At a Legislative Council subcommittee meeting yesterday, Democrat Cheung Man-kwong (pictured), who represents the education sector, suggested that st ...

  8. Poet on the rap track

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an anti-racism poem on TV. 'I wanted to change poetry,' he says. And it is evident that he has. ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and creative, they can become well-rounded students as well. Yiu King Wo, Tuen Mun Q Does Hong Kong need an anti-racism law? I offer my full support regarding the implementation of proposed anti-racism laws. Having such laws would serve to protect individuals from unfair treatment and practices. However, anti-racism laws should extend beyond racism in employment, education, admission ...

  10. Local Holocaust education

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... racism. The centre is also working with teachers to design a course on the Holocaust for local schools using material from IWitness. ...




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