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Exhibiting Africans Like Animals in Norway’s Human Zoo

Next month in Norway a ‘human zoo’ will open, a re-enactment of the voyeuristic exhibitions of Africans and other non-western people throughout the colonial era. The organizers aim to spark discussion on the legacy of racism and colonialism, but have they overlooked the pain and humiliation the exhibition may bring to Africans worldwide, and the danger of the […]

With both neo-Nazis and anti-racists apparently threatening to burn down his planned recreation of a 1914 Oslo ‘human zoo’, the Norwegian-Sudanese artist Mohamed Ali Fadlabi is now more convinced than ever of his idea. Work is now well underway on the “Congo Village” in Norway’s Frogner Park, Fadlabi says, with the entrance gate half-constructed, grass […]

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Huge crowds gather in Stockholm suburb, a week after similar gathering was attacked by neo-Nazis. Thousands of Swedes demonstrating against racism and nazism have gathered in a Stockholm suburb, a week after a smaller rally in the same district was attacked by neo-Nazis. Crowds marched on Sunday towards a sports field in Karrtorp, in the […]

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Italy’s first black minister Cecile Kyenge, who has been deluged with racist slurs since her appointment in April, urged Europe’s leaders on Wednesday not to spread populism or use it to win votes. “There has a been a rise in episodes of racism in many countries, probably linked to the economic crisis but also to a […]

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The United Nations condemned on Friday the recent series of racist slurs against a black French minister. As the country continues its soul searching over the issue, the leader of a French black organisation spells out what needs to be done to stem the rise in racism. The issue of racism in France reared its […]

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