Showing posts with label discrimination. Show all posts
Showing posts with label discrimination. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump fires acting attorney general for refusal to enforce 'extreme vetting' order

President Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates, making Dana Boente, the US Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia the new acting attorney general.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Obama brought 'sweetened words,' little else - Fidel Castro

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro broke his silence on US President Barack Obama's recent trip to Cuba, saying he brought "sweetened words," but little of substance, a media report said Monday.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Canada, US, Ukraine vote against UN resolution condemning glorification of Nazism

Third Committee of the UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution on measures against the glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that facilitate the escalation of modern forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance related to them.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

US Govt Sues State Agency Claiming Bias Against Native Americans on Jobs

The US government has filed a lawsuit against the South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) alleging it practised racial discrimination against Native Americans in hiring, the US Department of Justice said in a news release.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

US Urges Europe to Uphold Humane Treatment of Refugees

US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom David Saperstein said that Washington urges EU governments to uphold their obligations for humane treatment of refugees and ensure that individuals do not face harassment or discrimination on account of their Muslim faith.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Obama says US not cured of racism

U.S. President Barack Obama said that racism was still embedded in the United States in an interview on Monday...

"The legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination in almost every institution of our lives, you know, that casts a long shadow, and that's still part of our DNA that's passed on," Obama said in an interview with comedian Marc Maron for his popular podcast "WTF. "

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.