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PSG Champions League game halted over racist incident

  London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Players of Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir walked off the pitch during the first half of their Champions League game after a match official allegedly directed a racist remark towards a member of the Turkish club’s coaching staff. The Romanian fourth official Sebastian Coltescu …

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Slavery not allowed in 21st century: UN chief

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated that slavery is not allowed in the 21st century. Commemorating the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, the UN chief highlighted the impact of the contemporary forms of slavery, underscoring that “such abhorrent practices have no space in the …

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Ramaphosa supports campaign to remove statues glorifying apartheid

Cape Town, South Africa | XINHUA | President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday threw his weight behind an ongoing campaign to remove statues glorifying the apartheid past. “Monuments glorifying our divisive past should be repositioned and relocated,” Ramaphosa said in his virtual address marking the country’s Heritage Day which encourages South Africans …

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EU unveils new action plan to tackle racism

Brussels, Belgium | XINHUA | The European Commission on Friday unveiled its plan to step up enforcement and raise more awareness about racism, with the ultimate goal being a radical shift in people’s mindset that such behavior is not tolerated in the Europan Union (EU). “It is time to acknowledge …

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