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Italy’s ‘Ape Jibe’ Politician Hails Citizenship Bill

She suffered virulent racist attacks during her brief tenure as Italy’s integration minister, but two years on from that tumultuous summer, Cécile Kyenge is feeling jubilant. It was a groundbreaking moment when Kyenge was appointed Italy’s first black minister by former premier Enrico Letta’s government in April 2013 – a message to the world that […]

You apply for a job where you meet all the requirements but don’t get called for an interview — is it because you are foreign, female or over 50? Discrimination is not just a Swiss phenomenon but statistics as well as anecdotal evidence suggest it is common in Switzerland’s job market. It can also be […]

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A Bavarian nightclub owner has introduced a ban on refugees after claiming that they were causing trouble in his establishment. “You have to understand, until now there was no aggression” in the Amadeus nightclub in Ingolstadt, owner Martin T. told the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ). He claims that “the blacks have a problem with women, and […]

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Racism is real and it is a destructive force in our society. Something is wrong when thousands of resumes are mailed to employers with identical information and black-sounding names are 50% less likely to get a call back.  Something is wrong when black people are charged prices roughly $700 higher than white people when buying […]

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Anti-immigration sentiment highlighted after 25,000 rally in support of far-right Pegida movement on night of murder.   It was 8pm on Monday when Khaled Idris Bahray told his seven flatmates he was popping out to buy some cigarettes from the Netto supermarket about 100 metres away from his flat in a prefab high-rise in the […]

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