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FRA: end discrimination and ethnic profiling

Racism and discrimination during police checks are still common in European countries. This is the conclusion of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)in ‘Your Rights Matter: Police ...

Last update 11 Aug 2023
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OHCHR: France must address racism and discrimination in law enforcement

After the death of the Algerian-Moroccan teenager Nahel M. at the end of June, thousands of people took the streets in Paris and other big cities to protest against police brutality and racism, ...

Last update 17 Jul 2023
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21 September: International Day of Peace

On 21 September each year, the International Day of Peace is celebrated worldwide. The United Nations General Assembly dedicated this day to strengthening the ideals of peace by observing 24 hours ...

Last update 22 Sep 2022
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OHCHR: New #FightRacism campaign - Learn, Speak up, Act!

To mark Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18), the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, launches the biennial campaign against racism "Learn, Speak up, Act" and ...

Last update 17 Aug 2022
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ECRI Annual Report 2021: Adverse impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable groups, racism in policing, intimidation of LGBTI people

Council of Europe’s Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) has issued its Annual Report in which it defines the main trends in 2021 and presents multiple activities led by ECRI ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new guidelines to combat hate speech

The Council of Europe has issued a set of guidelines to its 46 member states aimed at preventing and combating online and offline hate speech. In a Recommendation adopted during its annual session ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
The United Nations #FightRacism campaign
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21 March: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 is celebrated as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The holiday was established in 1979 by the UN General Assembly. It is observed annually on the day ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
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FRA: Report hate crime, support victims

FRA’s latest report ‘Encouraging hate crime reporting: the role of law enforcement and other authorities’ highlights the gaps in hate crime reporting across the EU. FRA calls on EU ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021
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Seminal UN report offers an agenda to dismantle systemic racism

The murder of George Floyd, an African-American man, by a law enforcement official on 25 May 2020 in Minnesota, United States, sparked unprecedented worldwide protests that represented the struggle ...

Last update 19 Aug 2021
online event: no justice no peace
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ISHR online event: "No Justice, No Peace"

The International Service for Human Rights organized an online event on 7 July 2021 at 4:00 pm CEST titled "No justice, No Peace", on the UN's role in enhancing accountability for police violence ...

Last update 7 Jul 2021
Fundamental Rights Report 2021 - The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review
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FRA Report 2021: The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights released the 2021 annual Report analysing the struggles to protect Human Rights in the EU in the past year. The spotlight is given to the chapter on ...

Last update 16 Jun 2021
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism
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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism

On March 21, the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the day the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful ...

Last update 18 Mar 2021
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ECRI annual report 2020: Covid-19 deepened inequalities, racism, growing religious intolerance, and backlash against LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Commission against racism and intolerance (ECRI), at the occasion of the International Day against Racial Discrimination on 21 March, has published its 2020 annual ...

Last update 22 Mar 2021
Osservatorio nazionale contro le discriminazioni nello sport
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UNAR launches the National Observatory Against Discrimination in Sport

The National Observatory against Discrimination in Sport was born, thanks to the memorandum of understanding signed in Rome at the headquarters of the UNAR - National Office against Racial ...

Last update 4 Sep 2020
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UN experts: Legal changes and climate of hatred threaten migrants’ rights in Italy

GENEVA (21 November 2018) – Italy’s proposed tightening of immigration rules will have a serious impact on migrants’ lives, and are of grave concern, UN human rights experts* said ...

Last update 22 Nov 2018