racial discrimination

Israel imposes ''apartheid regime'' on Palestinians: UN report

The United States, an ally of Israel, said it was outraged by the report.
 

Mar 16, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Racial discrimination getting worse in US: China

Racial discrimination getting worse in US: China

The 2016 US Presidential poll was a "farce" as it was fought with lies exposing hypocritical nature of the democracy in America where racial discrimination is "worsening", a Chinese report on America's human rights record said today.

Mar 09, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
I was refused service because of my skin tone: Zendaya

I was refused service because of my skin tone: Zendaya

Actress Zendaya Coleman has claimed she was refused service in a supermarket because of the colour of her skin.

Sep 08, 2016, 11:47 AM IST
Half-Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa crowned Miss Japan; faces backlash over her 'haafu' descent!

Half-Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa crowned Miss Japan; faces backlash over her 'haafu' descent!

Half-Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa was recently crowned as Miss Japan 2016, breaking many barriers and setting many tongues wagging at the same time. Priyanka would further represent the country in Miss World pageant this year.

Sep 07, 2016, 21:05 PM IST
Hazel Keech faced racial discrimination; says she even offered to recite 'Gayatri Mantra' or 'Hanuman Chalisa'!

Hazel Keech faced racial discrimination; says she even offered to recite 'Gayatri Mantra' or 'Hanuman Chalisa'!

In an untoward incident, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh's fiancee Hazel Keech, who is also a Bollywood actress, faced racial discrimination in India recently. The event has left her shocked and finally she decided to open up on the same to a leading daily.

Sep 02, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj meets delegation of African students, assures safety; says crime big but no racism involved

Sushma Swaraj meets delegation of African students, assures safety; says crime big but no racism involved

Being a mother, I can understand the pain of parents of Congo student, Sushma Swaraj said.

May 31, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Academy Awards: Chris Rock tackles #OscarsSoWhite controversy, gets mixed reactions

Academy Awards: Chris Rock tackles #OscarsSoWhite controversy, gets mixed reactions

Chris Rock said that people suggested him to boycott Oscars for not nominating black artistes.

Feb 29, 2016, 14:13 PM IST
Tanzanian student attack: Notices issued to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGP

Tanzanian student attack: Notices issued to Karnataka Chief Secy, DGP

Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports on the alleged stripping of a Tanzanian girl student and forcing her to walk "without her top" in Bengaluru on the night of January 31, the National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the Karnataka Chief Secretary Kaushik Mukherjee and Director General of Police (DGP) Om Prakash to submit a report within two weeks regarding the action taken in the matter.

Feb 05, 2016, 18:13 PM IST
Chicago protests continue over police shooting black teenager 16 times

Chicago protests continue over police shooting black teenager 16 times

Angry demonstrators chanted and marched through the streets of Chicago for a second day as a graphic video of a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times left President Barack Obama "deeply disturbed".

Nov 26, 2015, 14:15 PM IST

Chicago: Video of American cop shooting black teen sparks protests

A video released on court orders of an American cop killing 17 years old black boy on suspicion in Chicago has heated the racial discrimination debate in US once again.

Nov 25, 2015, 20:42 PM IST
Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen gets life ban for 'apes' racial slur

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen gets life ban for 'apes' racial slur

Mark Vermeulen has been banned from all cricket by Zimbabwe Cricket for engaging in a racist tirade on Facebook in which he denigrated black Zimbabweans by referring them as "apes".

Oct 17, 2015, 17:44 PM IST
Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen in 'apes' racial slur row

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen in 'apes' racial slur row

Controversial Zimbabwean cricketer Mark Vermeulen has once again found himself in the middle a fresh controversy following a July Facebook post, in which he denigrated black people.

Oct 16, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

IPC to be amended to punish racial discrimination: Delhi HC told

Calling people of the northeastern origin by "derogatory" names will soon become a non-bailable offence and land you in jail for up to five years.

Jul 08, 2015, 22:39 PM IST
Kim Kardashian 'racially abused' on plane

Kim Kardashian 'racially abused' on plane

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian remembers the time when she was racially abused on a plane by a fellow passenger.

Jul 02, 2015, 09:12 AM IST
`Black` activist resigns helm of US civil rights group

`Black` activist resigns helm of US civil rights group

A US civil rights activist resigned Monday from a post at the leading African-American advocacy group amid allegations she is white but has masqueraded for years as being black.

Jun 15, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

After racist rally and arson, German town accepts first refugees

A small German town that became a byword for xenophobia when neo-Nazis rallied against a planned asylum centre and the building was torched two months ago accepted its first refugees this week.

Jun 11, 2015, 21:54 PM IST

Former US police officer indicted in shooting of black man

 A grand jury on Monday indicted a white former police officer on a murder charge for fatally shooting a black man in April this year in the US state of South Carolina.

Jun 09, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Muslim mother in UK attacked for wearing headscarf

 In a "racist" attack, a group of women in London allegedly abused, punched and kicked a Muslim woman for wearing a headscarf.

Jun 08, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

White cop assaults black teenagers in US, suspended

 A white police officer in the US state of Texas who was seen manhandling a group of black children, including a minor girl, at a party has been suspended.

Jun 08, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

Inspired by protests, Hong Kong`s minorities fight back

When teenager Jianne Soriano joined Hong Kong`s pro-democracy protests it was the first time she felt she belonged in the city where she was born -- now she is one of a new wave of young campaigners fighting racial discrimination.

Mar 16, 2015, 09:24 AM IST