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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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UN chief calls for combating racism in all manifestations

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called on the international community to promote justice and combat racism in all its manifestations. “Every day, in our work across the world, we must strive to do our part to promote inclusion, justice and dignity. We must combat …

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Trump signs executive order to protect monuments from vandalism

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump Friday said on social media that he has signed an executive order to protect the country’s monuments. “I just had the privilege of signing a very strong Executive Order protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues – and combatting recent Criminal Violence,” …

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Man City whip Arsenal, extend Liverpool title wait

Man City make winning return to extend Liverpool’s wait Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Manchester City extended Liverpool’s wait to win a first league title in 30 years as Pep Guardiola’s men beat 10-man Arsenal 3-0 at an empty Etihad to secure the first win of the Premier League’s …

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UN rights chief urges reparations for colonialism, slavery

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The UN’s human rights chief urged countries Wednesday to confront the legacy of slavery and colonialism and to make amends for “centuries of violence and discrimination” through reparations. Addressing an urgent debate on racism and police brutality at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Michelle Bachelet called on countries …

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