Discrimination

'What about beekeepers?': Ukip mocked after being forced to clarify their veil-banning policy

Paul Nuttall and Ukip were left red-faced after having to clarify their policy on face coverings.<p>After confirming that if elected they would ban Muslim face veils, The Telegraph's Christopher Hope asked if other groups of people who cover their face, such as beekeepers, would be affected by this …

April 24

Disability discrimination in education

This page provides information on what constitutes disability discrimination and explains the duties of education providers to not discriminate …

Education

Report: Muslim Prof Fabricates Hate Crime Spree To Gain Sympathy After Being Laid Off

Police have accused a Muslim professor at Indiana State University of fabricating a story about receiving hate emails and being attacked on …

Crime

Ukip pledges checks at school to see if girls have had FGM

<b>Ukip has pledged inspections at school to see if girls have had female genital mutilation (FGM).</b><p>Woman who had 16 miscarriages says her life is …

Women's Rights

Sadiq Khan launches new Scotland Yard unit to probe online hate crime

A new Scotland Yard police unit which will investigate online hate crime has been launched by Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Sadiq Khan

After Sexual Harassment Suits, Fox News Is Also Being Sued for Racial Discrimination

It looks like the folks over at Fox News really practice the bigotry they preach.<p>Last month, two black women who worked in the Fox News payroll …

Sexism

UKIP: Schoolgirls should have yearly FGM check

The children would be subjected to the routine checks at their schools every year as part of the party's proposals to prosecute parents who allow …

UK News

Anti-Semitic Incidents Spike Since Election, Jewish Watchdog Says

Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States are up sharply since the November election, new research indicates, including an 86 percent increase in incidents like bullying and vandalism since the beginning of the year.<p>"There's been a significant, sustained increase in anti-Semitic activity since …

Anti-Semitism

‘Saudi discrimination against women gross, systematic’

<b>A human rights watchdog group has lashed out at the United Nations for appointment of Saudi Arabia as a member of a committee on gender equality,</b> …

Women's News

Huffington Post Forced To Apologize For Racist Propaganda; Editor-In-Chief Resigns

(Last Updated On: April 22, 2017)<p>Retribution has been paid to the Huffington Post in the form of the editor-in-chief of the South African division …

Journalism

GWS Giants defender Heath Shaw apologises for ‘retard’ sledge

GWS defender Heath Shaw has apologised for his sledge to Swan Tom Papley on Saturday night after calling him a “f---ing retard”.<p>Shaw’s sledge was …

Sport (Australia)

Were Foreign Models Visiting Taj Mahal Asked To Remove Saffron Scarves? Govt Orders Probe

The Centre has ordered a probe into reports of foreign models being asked to remove saffron scarves and scarves with Hindu symbols before entering …

Taj Mahal

UKIP leader comes under fire for niqab manifesto ban

Paul Nuttal, the leader of UKIP has said that his party will be calling for the banning of the full face-veil or niqab in their election …

Islamophobia

Etihad Stadium management investigating allegations an AFL fan racially abused a Lions trainer

POLICE are investigating the latest racial abuse scandal to hit the AFL with the hunt on to identify a man at Saturday’s Western Bulldogs vs Brisbane …

Sport (Australia)

Anti-racist group Hope Not Hate sues Nigel Farage for libel

Anti-racist group Hope Not Hate is suing Nigel Farage for libel after he alleged that it makes use of “violence” in its campaigning.<p>Lawyers acting …

Referendums

Letter and spirit of the law be damned: Two teens charged with hate crime for vandalizing Trump sign

Trump supporters are the new protected class<p>Would you consider Trump supporters a protected class who should be covered under hate crime laws? Police in Princess Anne, Maryland, apparently do.<p>Law enforcement officials in the town have charged two teen girls — D’Asia R. Perry and Joy M. Shuford, …

Liberal POV

Ahmadi Muslims 'facing discrimination' in Cardiff

BBC News<p><b>Members of a Muslim sect in Cardiff claim they are facing discrimination from other Muslims in the city.</b><p>Worshippers at the Ahmadiyya mosque in Canton said other Muslims had shunned them, with one claiming he was sacked from a restaurant and another that he was accosted for selling Islamic …

Islam

Florida teacher reportedly banned students from wearing crosses, now threatened with legal action

A Tampa, Florida, high school teacher has prohibited several students from wearing cross necklaces in her classroom, and the school district is now opening an investigation into the matter.<p>According to a letter sent on Thursday to Hillsborough County Public Schools from Liberty Counsel, a nonprofit …

Conservative POV

This Is What Happened When We Asked The Metropolitan Police For Figures On LGBT Domestic Abuse

After police in Manchester launched a system for recording LGBT domestic abuse, BuzzFeed News asked the Met if it would do the same. When presented with what ensued, two LGBT charities called for immediate changes.<p>Posted on April 22, 2017, 10:39 GMT<p>Oli Scarff / Getty Images<p>Last week, Greater …

LGBTQ

Muslim teen Amaiya Zafar can now compete in USA Boxing matches while wearing her hijab

Amaiya Zafar has already won her biggest fight and she hasn't even stepped in the ring yet.<p>Zafar — a 16-year-old Minnesota Muslim teen — wasbarred …

Boxing

Publicist Jody Donohue Dies in New York

Services are being planned for longtime New York publicist Jody Donohue, who died Thursday at her New York City apartment.<p>Perhaps as evidence of her …

Obituaries

Russia's Aeroflot airline defeats discrimination claims

<b>A Moscow court has rejected a female flight attendant's sex discrimination claim against the Russian national carrier Aeroflot.</b><p>It is the second such claim to be rejected in court this week.<p>The plaintiffs accused the airline of favouring slim and attractive cabin crew. Aeroflot said its rules were …

Airlines

Iowa AD Gary Barta denies discrimination in Jane Meyer firing

CLOSE<p>Jane Meyer, who spent 13 years as the highest-ranking woman in UI's athletic department, is suing over the loss of her job, claiming …

College Football

Tania Pérez Córdova at MCA Chicago

Tania Pérez Córdova, <i>Portrait of a Woman Unknown</i>, 2013/2017, oil on wood, metal sliders, and occasionally a woman wearing a dress, installation …

Antiquity

The Sun newspaper prints apology to Ross Barkley

<b>The Sun has printed an apology to Everton and England footballer Ross Barkley over an article in which its former editor Kelvin MacKenzie compared him to a gorilla.</b><p>The newspaper said it had been unaware of Mr Barkley's heritage and there was "never any slur intended".<p>The 23-year-old footballer's …

Sport (UK)

Sikh cabbie with stolen turban backs new anti-discrimination law

A Sikh cabbie whose turban was stolen in a hate crime joined officials in calling for a new state law against religious discrimination.

Islamophobia

Bosses can force their female employees to wear high heels after ministers reject law change

The Government has rejected calls to outlaw company bosses from forcing female employees to wear high heels at work.<p>Heels became a hot topic in …

UK News

Howard Dean denies that ‘hate speech’ is protected by the Constitution

Former DNC Chair Howard Dean began an online furor when he posted that the First Amendment didn’t apply to “hate speech.”<p>The tweet simply read, “Hate speech is not protected by the first amendment.” He linked to another tweet that said, “Free Speech Defenders Don’t Forget: Ann Coulter once said: My …

Bigotry

Racial Discrimination Puts Children At Risk For Asthma

The investigators found that African American children who reported experiencing discrimination had almost twice the probability of having asthma …

Asthma

Sathyaraj puts an end to Baahubali 2 release in Karnataka with an apology

Sathyaraj has apologised for his comments against Kannadigas, which he made nine years ago during a protest over the Cauvery issue organised by Nadigar Sangam in Chennai. He has thus tried to put an end to the uncertainty that was hovering over the release of Baahubali 2 in Karnataka over the last …