White man guilty of racial abuse after calling white guards ‘honkies’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 3rd, 2008 in news, racism by sally

“A white man has admitted of racially abusing three white security guards by calling them ‘honkies’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd July 2008

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Anti-Semitic violence nears record level – The Independent

Posted May 19th, 2008 in assault, news, racism by sally

“The number of anti-Semitic attacks in Britain has reached its second-highest level ever, MPs have been told. Figures from a charity show 547 such incidents were recorded last year, of which a record 114 were violent assaults.”

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The Independent, 17th May 2008

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Colleagues jailed for race abuse – BBC News

Posted April 18th, 2008 in harassment, news, racism, sentencing by sally

“Three men have been jailed for three years for a campaign of racial harassment against a Muslim colleague.”

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BBC News, 17th April 2008

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Racism rife in Commons, says MP – The Guardian

Posted April 14th, 2008 in news, parliament, racism by sally

“The House of Commons, held up as a beacon of democracy, has a ‘dirty little secret’, according to black MPs – its racism.”

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The Guardian, 13th April 2008

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FA seeks power to dock points from clubs for religious abuse – The Guardian

Posted April 4th, 2008 in news, racism, sport by sally

“English football clubs could be docked points from their league campaigns as part of a new zero-tolerance policy against fans who engage in antisemitic or Islamophobic abuse, the FA said yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 4th April 2008

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Morrissey accepts apology for ‘racist’ slur – The Times

Posted April 4th, 2008 in defamation, news, racism by sally

“Morrissey, the singer, accepted a public apology yesterday over a suggestion that he was a racist and a hypocrite.”

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The Times, 4th April 2008

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Muslim leader says police are ‘too cautious’ over Asian pimp gangs – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 26th, 2008 in news, police, prostitution, racism by sally

“A Muslim leader has accused the police of being ‘over cautious’ when investigating Asian gangs suspected of prostituting young white girls for fear of stirring up race riots.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th March 2008

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Solicitor General speech: CPS – racist and religious crimes – Attorney General’s Office

Posted March 25th, 2008 in Crown Prosecution Service, racism, speeches by sally

“Speech by Vera Baird, Solicitor General, for the CPS Racist and Religious Crimes Policy Refresh, at the Mermaid Conference and Event Centre, London 19 March 2008.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 19th March 2008

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Bullying and racism claims at nursing council – The Guardian

Posted March 12th, 2008 in bullying, news, nurses, racism by sally

“The government set up an independent inquiry yesterday into allegations of bullying and racism at the regulatory body that upholds professional standards among Britain’s 700,000 nurses and midwives.”

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The Guardian, 12th March 2008

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Racism at immigration centres revealed in report – The Guardian

Posted January 4th, 2008 in immigration, news, racism by sally

“Staff training at immigration detention centres must be improved, says an official report which recorded a catalogue of racist behaviour in the system.”

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The Guardian, 4th January 2008

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Renault withdraws newspaper ad after complaints of racism – The Independent

Posted November 23rd, 2007 in advertising, news, racism by sally

“Renault has withdrawn an ad over fears that its use of the term ‘the N-word’ could cause offence.”

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The Independent, 23rd November 2007

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Channel 4 cleared over N-word row – The Guardian

Posted November 5th, 2007 in media, news, racism by sally

“Channel 4 has been cleared of breaching broadcasting regulations over its decision to transmit an incident in which a Big Brother contestant used a racially offensive word to describe another housemate.”

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The Guardian, 5th November 2007

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New law outlaws incitement of religious hatred – Home Office

Posted October 2nd, 2007 in incitement, press releases, racism, religious discrimination by sally

“The Racial and Religious Hatred Act comes into effect today, forbidding threats and other intimidating statements intended to stir up hatred against people because of their religious beliefs.”

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Home Office, 1st October 2007

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Can the broadcaster or the makers be prosecuted? – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 9th, 2007 in media, news, public order, racism by sally

“Under Section 22 of the Public Order Act 1986, a broadcaster can be prosecuted for airing a programme including material likely to stir up racial hatred.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th August 2007

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Six guilty over city race riots – BBC News

Posted July 18th, 2007 in news, public order, racism by sally

“Five men and a 15-year-old boy have been found guilty of criminal charges in connection with race riots which broke out in Birmingham in 2005.”

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BBC News, 18th July 2007

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Tintin book is crude, racist and must be banned, says watchdog – The Times

Posted July 12th, 2007 in media, news, racism by sally

“A cartoon adventure featuring Tintin, the heroic Belgian journalist, should not be sold in Britain, the Commission for Racial Equality said yesterday. The racism watchdog said that it was unacceptable for any shop to sell or display Tintin in the Congo, a comic book written in 1930 that features crude racial stereotypes.”

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The Times, 12th July 2007

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Britain limits EU religious hatred ban – Reuters

Posted April 18th, 2007 in EC law, incitement, news, racism by sally

“Britain has narrowed the scope of a European Union-wide ban on incitement to religious hatred in a proposed anti-racism law, diplomats said on Tuesday.”

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Reuters, 18th April 2007

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