Sunday, 20 October 2019

Tag Archives: Racism

US House votes to condemn Trump’s ‘racist comments’

The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism. Top Republican leaders rallied around Trump, but four members of the president’s party voted with the 235 Democrats to ...

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New Zealand PM calls for global anti-racism fight

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for a global fight to root out racist right-wing ideology following last week’s deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch. In one of her first interviews since then, she told the BBC that she rejected the idea that a rise in ...

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Kajol’s sister Tanishaa faced racism in US

BOLLYWOOD Actor Tanishaa Mukerji, sister of actor Kajol, has claimed in a report that she faced racist attack in New York earlier this week. The actor was in the US to attend the CRY America charity gala and later visited a restaurant with her friends when a man made insensitive ...

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New sexism scandal for cricket after Indian stars’ TV misogyny

NEW DELHI: Two Indian cricketers have sparked outrage after a run of misogynist comments on prime television, prompting calls for gender sensitisation in a sport rife with sex scandal. Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul were guests on an episode of ‘Koffee with Karan’ – a popular TV chat show that ...

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Shilpa accuses Australian airline of racism

BOLLYWOOD actor Shilpa Shetty has alleged that she had to face racism at Sydney Airport as she encountered a ‘grumpy’ ground staff when she was all set to board her flight to Melbourne. A furious Shilpa took to Instagram to narrate the entire story, of how her bag was called ...

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No room in US for racism, neo-nazism: Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON: Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s daughter and a White House adviser, explicitly condemned “white supremacy, racism and neo-nazism” late Saturday in a manner her father seems reluctant to do. The tweets come on the anniversary of deadly unrest triggered by a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. A similar ...

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Mesut Ozil quits Germany over ‘racism and disrespect’

BERLIN: Mesut Ozil was warmly applauded by Turkey but faced uproar at home in Germany after announcing he was quitting the German national football team, lambasting “racism” over criticism for the side’s World Cup debacle. Ozil, who has Turkish roots but was born in Germany, had been under fire since posing ...

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Racism should not and will not be accepted: Sania Mirza

LONDON: Sania Mirza backed the German midfielder Mesut Ozil in stating that racism “should not and will not be accepted under any circumstance.” Ozil, in a series of tweets, put out a statement in which he declared his retirement from the German national team. “I used to wear the German ...

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Never supported Australia due to racism: Khawaja

MELBOURNE: Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams. The Pakistan-born 30-year-old said in a blog post that racial abuse was widespread on the playing field during his junior days ...

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Italian restaurant in UK refuses to serve Nadia Jamil

LONDON: An Italian restaurant in Cambridge, United Kingdom, has been accused of racism and Islamophobia after allegedly refusing to serve famous Pakistani actress and philanthropist Nadia Jamil and her father. Nadia Jamil took to the micro-blogging website Twitter to narrate the shocking incident. A picture shared by Nadia Jamil saw ...

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