Cabinet minister rejects national misogyny and racism inquiry – BBC News

‘A national inquiry into institutional misogyny and racism in the workplace has been rejected by the government. The inquiry was called for by the authors of a damning report into London Fire Brigade’s workplace culture.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2022

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Football fan guilty of abusing England boss Southgate in email – BBC News

Posted November 22nd, 2022 in Crown Prosecution Service, electronic mail, news, racism, sport by sally

‘A man has been found guilty of sending racist messages to England football manager Gareth Southgate.’

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BBC News, 21st November 2022

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Racial inequality hard-wired into housing system in England, study finds – The Guardian

‘One in three black people who have experienced homelessness have also faced racial discrimination from a landlord, six times more than the general population of those who had struggled for shelter, a study reveals.’

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The Guardian, 21st November 2022

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The UK should be ashamed of ‘joint enterprise’ convictions. America has put us on notice – The Guardian

Posted November 15th, 2022 in imprisonment, joint enterprise, news, racism by sally

‘Six years ago the supreme court ruled these cases were unfair and racially biased. But, as the New York Times has noted, they keep on coming.’

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The Guardian, 15th November 2022

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Firm action call in Gwent Police misogyny and racism probe – BBC News

‘Any serving Gwent Police officer found to have been involved in “abhorrent messages” need to face firm action, the force’s police and crime commissioner has said.’

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BBC News, 14th November 2022

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Earth, Wind and Fire: Aberystwyth man admits assaulting Mo Pleasure – BBC News

Posted November 4th, 2022 in assault, imprisonment, news, racism, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been sentenced to 20 weeks in prison after admitting to the racially aggravated assault of a former member of the band Earth, Wind and Fire.’

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BBC News, 4th November 2022

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Ministry of Justice ad banned for reinforcing negative stereotypes of black men – The Independent

‘A Facebook ad for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) was likely to cause serious offence by reinforcing negative stereotypes about black men, a watchdog has ruled.’

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The Independent, 2nd November 2022

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Judiciary in England and Wales ‘institutionally racist’, says report – The Guardian

‘The judiciary in England and Wales is “institutionally racist”, with more than half of legal professionals surveyed claiming to have witnessed a judge acting in a racially biased way, according to a report.’

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The Guardian, 18th October 2022

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Leicester disorder: Men jailed for part in city unrest – BBC News

‘A judge has jailed two men for their parts in recent unrest in East Leicester telling them the city will not tolerate disorder.’

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BBC News, 18th October 2022

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Met Police report: Officers getting away with breaking law – BBC News

‘Hundreds of Met Police officers have been getting away with breaking the law and misconduct, a damning report has found.’

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BBC News, 17th October 2022

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Black deaths in UK prisons are among most violent and neglectful, damning report finds – The Independent

‘The deaths of Black and mixed-race people in UK prisons are among the most violent and prevalent, a charity has warned.’

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The Independent, 13th October 2022

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‘Miss Hitler’ beauty queen to be released from prison early – The Independent

Posted October 13th, 2022 in news, parole, proscribed organisations, racism by tracey

‘A convicted extreme right-wing terrorist and Miss Hitler beauty pageant contestant who joked about gassing synagogues is to be freed early from jail.’

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The Independent, 13th October 2022

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Legal action by Doreen Lawrence and Prince Harry could mire Daily Mail for years – The Guardian

‘Now Dacre faces the prospect of seeing the Daily Mail’s parent company Associated Newspapers dragged into a lengthy legal battle, where he could have to give evidence under oath about his newspaper’s activities in the name of journalism. According to a statement issued by lawyers for the six individuals, the claims include allegations of illegal activity such as homes being bugged, deceptive tactics used to obtain private medical information and the tapping of live phone calls.’

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The Guardian, 7th October 2022

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Jail for ‘thug’ who attacked Sikh cleric ‘without any justifiable reason’ – The Independent

Posted October 7th, 2022 in assault, grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, racism, sentencing, Sikhism by tracey

‘A “thug” who punched a Sikh priest in the street “without any justifiable reason” and left him for dead has been jailed for three years.’

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The Independent, 6th October 2022

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Met chief pledges to root out racists from police after further scandal – The Guardian

Posted October 7th, 2022 in London, news, police, race discrimination, racism, telecommunications by tracey

‘The new head of the Metropolitan police has promised to root out “corrupting” staff with “constructive anger” after it was revealed that recently serving officers have been posting racist content on WhatsApp.’

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The Guardian, 6th October 2022

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Met officers guilty of sharing offensive messages with Wayne Couzens – The Guardian

Posted September 22nd, 2022 in internet, London, malicious communications, news, police, racism, telecommunications by sally

‘A serving police officer and an ex-colleague have been warned there is a real possibility they will go to jail after being found guilty of sending grossly offensive misogynistic and racist messages in a WhatsApp group that included Sarah Everard’s killer.’

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The Guardian, 21st September 2022

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Do Marginalised People Get The Same Level Of Free Speech As Others? – Each Other

‘Article 10 and Article 11 of the Human Rights Act (HRA) state that everyone has the right to freedom of expression and freedom of assembly. However, this does not always hold true for marginalised groups.’

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Each Other, 21st September 2022

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Chris Kaba: Police shooting of unarmed man treated as homicide – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2022 in criminal justice, firearms, homicide, news, police, professional conduct, racism by tracey

‘A criminal investigation is under way after the police watchdog said it would investigate the shooting of an unarmed black man as a homicide.’

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BBC News, 10th September 2022

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IOPC rules out inquiry into armed police stop of Ricardo dos Santos – The Guardian

‘The police watchdog has ruled out an investigation into the Metropolitan police’s treatment of an athlete who was pulled over in his car by seven armed officers.’

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The Guardian, 25th August 2022

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Met police take ex-officer who made claims of sexism and racism to court – The Guardian

‘The Metropolitan police is taking a former senior officer to court, claiming her allegations of racism and sexism broke an agreement meant to gag her from speaking out, the Guardian has learned.’

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The Guardian, 21st August 2022

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