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  1. 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 ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    European chiefs urge Sepp Blatter to step down

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:28am

    ... investigation of the allegations. The embattled Fifa leader has hit back at critics, however, by saying that racism is behind the corruption accusations Blatter hit out at the “storm against Fifa” over Qatar and the ”discrimination and racism” at the heart of the attacks when he addressed the African Football Confederation on Tuesday. African football officials were among those said to have ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    'They want to destroy us,' says Sepp Blatter as he brands Qatar critics racist

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:44am

    ... relating to the Qatar World Cup. Sadly there’s a great deal of discrimination and racism and this hurts me Sepp Blatter Blatter’s comment came in the wake of a series of fresh allegations made ... and racism and this hurts me.” Hayatou, approached the lobby of Sao Paulo’s Grand Hyatt Hotel after the congress, said: “I am very content with what president Blatter said. We support him, ...

  4. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rising hate speech in Europe could breed violence, UN rights chief warns

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:51pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Geneva Rights chief points to electoral gains by far right as she says politicians' xenophobia, racism and religious intolerance could breed violence U.N. warns ... important in the EU," European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said. He spoke of the dangers of fundamentalism, racism and discrimination, highlighting the "tendencies ...

  5. Does Najib dare defy his base to get reform?

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak delivered last week his long-promised plans to reform the country's New Economic Policy (NEP). In terms of political theatre, it would merit a B-plus; but for economic content, it is worth only a C ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Football hooliganism in Hong Kong? Filipino fans claim racial abuse

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 11:28am by Noel Prentice

    ... racism in Hong Kong after a map created by The Washington Post based on data from the World Values Survey last month revealed that 26.8 per cent of Hongkongers did not want a neighbour ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - RATIONAL REF WILLIAM LAI

    Why pointless fines from FA send message that abusing refs is OK

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:08pm by William Lai

    ... remarks. NBA commissioner Adam Silver received overwhelming praise for his zero tolerance approach to racism. However, to understand Silver's commendation, we must appreciate that in the US there is an underlying societal sensitivity towards racism, which is mainly rooted in the slavery past of African-Americans. The current societal values towards racism in the US are set extremely high, ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... their constituency   Racism and discrimination exists in football. But it comes not from football, it comes from our society Fifa president Sepp Blatter on difficulties in eliminating racism in the sport ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    British National Party protest after soldier's killing drowned out by anti-fascists

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... far-right protesters from a much larger anti-racism crowd in London yesterday to stop them from coming to blows over the killing of a British soldier on a busy street last week. The protest ... and "Jobs and homes not racism". Witnesses said there were some minor scuffles and they saw one man with a bloody nose, but police intervened quickly to keep the two sides apart. Police said ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    French magazine fined for slur against Chinese community

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 12:52am by AFP

    ... the country’s ethnic Chinese community as stingy, work-obsessed tax dodgers. The ruling followed a legal complaint filed by prominent anti-racism group SOS Racisme over an article published on August ... not pay taxes.” The court said three of the points were defamatory and rejected Giesbert’s plea that the piece was humorous. “To the best of our knowledge it’s a first in France,” SOS Racisme ...




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