Friday, March 1, 2024

Topic: Xenophobia

UN chief calls for urgent action against neo-Nazis in Holocaust remembrance message

More must be done to thwart neo-Nazis and white supremacists who are using the COVID-19 pandemic to target minorities, increase their ranks and re-write history, the UN Secretary-General has said.

UN rights expert says emerging technologies entrenching racism, xenophobia

An independent UN human rights expert is calling for greater scrutiny of emerging digital technologies which she said are being used to uphold racial inequality, discrimination and intolerance.

COVID-19 has sparked ‘tsunami of hate’: UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an "all-out effort" to end the "tsunami of hate and xenophobia" sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Virus is threat, not people,’ UN chief against targeting communities and hate speech

The coronavirus pandemic is not only a critical public health danger, it is also a human, economic and social emergency that is “fast becoming a human rights crisis”, the UN chief said on Thursday, releasing a new policy brief on shaping an effective, inclusive response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A breakup album, but with your country – Riz Ahmed’s ‘The Long Goodbye’

Riz Ahmed is an Emmy winning British actor and goes by the alias Riz MC when he performs as a rapper. His Post 9/11 blues (2006), Sour Times (2011) and the album Englistan (2016) which features songs like Benaz, demonstrates his social commitment. This new album, ‘The Long Goodbye’ reinstates this dedication.

Complaint lodged in Bihar court against CM Kamal Nath over migrant comment

Lot of industries are set up in which people from other states, like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, come to work. I do not want to criticize them, but the youth of Madhya Pradesh are deprived (of jobs)," Nath had said on Monday announcing a new state government policy under which industries availing investment incentives will need to give 70 percent employment to local youths.