Archive for the 'racism' Category

Top Gear faces racism test case following Mexico comments – Daily Telegraph

“A Mexican woman has accused the BBC programme Top Gear of racism and instructed lawyers to bring a test case against the show after remarks made by the presenters characterised Mexicans as lazy and oafish.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Mangrove Nine: the court challenge against police racism in Notting Hill – The Guardian

“Forty years ago this week, a trial started which exposed heavy-handed police tactics in Notting Hill and changed racial justice in the UK forever.”

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The Guardian, 29th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hammer attack school condemned by victim’s mother – The Guardian

“The mother of a white 15-year-old boy who was left with brain damage after a hammer attack by a gang of British Asian pupils blamed his school today after a report found it failed to recognise a series of racist incidents prior to the assault.”

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The Guardian, 9th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man jailed over racism row bus stop death in Liverpool – BBC News

“A man who lashed out at a 70-year-old man for making racist remarks about him has been jailed for his manslaughter.”

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BBC News, 12th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Was it necessary to turn an insult involving coconuts into a criminal prosecution? – Daily Telegraph

“In a heated council debate, Shirley Brown called her colleague a ‘coconut’ and has since been convicted under the Public Order Act. Elizabeth Grice reports.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th June 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

‘Coconut’ row councillor in race conviction appeal – BBC News

“A black councillor who called an Asian colleague a ‘coconut’ will appeal against her conviction for racial harassment, her solicitor has said.”

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BBC News, 29th June 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Neo-Nazis convicted of race hate charges – The Independent

“Two ‘proud neo-Nazis’ who posted abusive messages on the internet about Jews and other ethnic minorities were convicted of inciting racial hatred today.”

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The Independent, 24th June 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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