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DENMARK: Danskernes Parti Hands Out Asyl-Spray ‘To Ward Off Migrant Attacks’

Izza Leghtas, Senior Advocate for Europe at Refugees International, condemns Asyl-Spray use as “hostility, xenophobia towards asylum-seekers and refugees.”

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USA: UN Says, US Owes African Americans Reparations Over Slavery

USA: UN Says, US Owes African Americans Reparations Over Slavery

“There has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth and reconciliation for people of African descent,” UN experts report said.

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AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson Officially Endorses Gay Marriage

AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson Officially Endorses Gay Marriage

“I believe we’ve got to start listening to the majority and not the minority,” Senator Pauline Hanson said.

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PHILIPPINE: Sara Duterte To Muslim Women: Show Your Faces In Public

PHILIPPINE: Sara Duterte To Muslim Women: Show Your Faces In Public

“It would be a good security practice to disallow garments that cover the faces in public places,” Sara Duterte said in a written statement.

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UK: Brexit Brings Death Upon A Polish Man

UK: Brexit Brings Death Upon A Polish Man

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker denounced the killing of Arkadiusz Jozwik in Harlow last month.

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INDIA: Ban Sharia Courts, Stop Inequality – MWQE Urges

INDIA: Ban Sharia Courts, Stop Inequality – MWQE Urges

Supreme Court rejected a previous petition seeking to ban Sharia courts two years ago, but stressed that they had no legal powers over Muslims and their decisions could not be enforced.

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UK: Black Lives Matter Protest Shut Down London Airport, Hundreds Of Flights Disrupted

UK: Black Lives Matter Protest Shut Down London Airport, Hundreds Of Flights Disrupted

Black Lives Matter activists shut down London’s City Airport this morning after storming the runway in protest at the UK’s “racist climate crisis”.

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AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Rebounding

AUSTRALIA: Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Rebounding

“People in Australia are in fear because they can’t walk in the streets,” Pauline Hanson’s One Nation said. “Why? Because of Islam.”

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AUSTRALIA: New Zealand, South Sudanese Migrants ‘Report Highest Levels Of Discrimination’

AUSTRALIA: New Zealand, South Sudanese Migrants ‘Report Highest Levels Of Discrimination’

“Nonetheless people feel resentment having worked in this country for years, paid their taxes, contributed to the community and then having difficulties and not being able to get Centrelink benefits.

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USA: White Lives Matter Group Protests Outside NAACP

USA: White Lives Matter Group Protests Outside NAACP

“We came out here to protest against NAACP and their failure in speaking out against the atrocities that organizations like Black Lives Matter,” Ken Reed of White Lives Matter said.

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HUNGARY: Gyorgy Schopflin Says Pigs’ Heads Would Stop Migrants At Border Fence

HUNGARY: Gyorgy Schopflin Says Pigs’ Heads Would Stop Migrants At Border Fence

Human images are haram,” Gyorgy Schopflin said, referring to forbidden acts under Islam. “But agree, pig’s head would deter more effectively.”

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FRANCE: Court Rejects Muslims’ Demand To Lift Ban On Full-Body Swimwear

FRANCE: Court Rejects Muslims’ Demand To Lift Ban On Full-Body Swimwear

A lawyer for the Collective Against Islamophobia in France said that he would lodge an appeal with the Council of State.

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USA: Justice Department Exposes Baltimore Police Department For Lawlessness

USA: Justice Department Exposes Baltimore Police Department For Lawlessness

Baltimore police have racial bias, Justice Department reports show.

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ZIMBABWE: Peter Tatchell Gay Rights Activist Takes Center Stage

ZIMBABWE: Peter Tatchell Gay Rights Activist Takes Center Stage

Robert Mugabe’s security agents punched the dazed Thatchell as the president, who thought “gays are worse than dogs”, rushed off in a fleet of BMW limousines for a meeting with then Belgian prime minister, Guy Verhofstadt.

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USA: Hillary Clinton Mural Covered With Niqab Takes Center Stage

USA: Hillary Clinton Mural Covered With Niqab Takes Center Stage

Maribyrnong Council requested the artist Lushsux, remove the mural on the side of the Mr Mobility store in Sunshine Rd, West Footscray, within 10 days.

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UK: Police Pinned Down IK Aihie, Put Mask Over His Face As Girlfriend Pleads

UK: Police Pinned Down IK Aihie, Put Mask Over His Face As Girlfriend Pleads

Mr IK Aihie’s girlfriend, Jessica McConkey, is shown visibly distressed by the incident.

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CANADA: Kathleen Wynne, Black Lives Matter Meeting Takes Center Stage

CANADA: Kathleen Wynne, Black Lives Matter Meeting Takes Center Stage

“I know we are all angry,” said an audience member, Nyunyuzi Tibagwa. “I want to hear racism is a priority.”

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BOLIVIA: Chile Accused Of Racism By Bolivia

BOLIVIA: Chile Accused Of Racism By Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales, who is also Aymara, blasted Chile on his Twitter account Tuesday.

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USA: Ieshia Evans Baton Rouge Protest: The Iconic Arrest Photo

USA: Ieshia Evans Baton Rouge Protest: The Iconic Arrest Photo

“I want to get home to my son,” Ieshia Evans wrote on Facebook. “I’ve been through a lot.”

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USA: Black Lives Matter Not Backing Down

USA: Black Lives Matter Not Backing Down

Black Lives Matter began in 2013 after black teenager Trayvon Martin was shot to death in Florida by one-time community watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who was later acquitted.

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