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Two Indians shot, one fatally, in possible Kansas hate crime

Olathe - A Kansas man allegedly mistook a pair of Indian-born engineers relaxing in a suburban Kansas City bar for Middle Easterners and told them to "get out of my country" before he shot them both, one of them fatally, on Wednesday.

Trump's immigration ban begins, permanent U.S. residents included

Washington - Permanent U.S. residents — holders of so-called green cards — are included in President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigrants, refugees and travelers from seven majority Muslim nations, the Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday.

Op-Ed: Race war between Haiti and Dominican Republic goes back centuries

Two years ago I wrote a piece for the (then) Communities at Washington Times entitled, “Dominican Republic: Transit point for xenophobia.” Since then, not much has changed regarding racial tensions between the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Russian law targets 'undesirables'

Russian lawmakers are poised to pass legislation empowering national defense officials to target foreign organizations considered out-of-favor with the government.

S. Africa's Zuma seeks to reassure foreigners as violence spreads

Johanesburg - President Jacob Zuma pleaded with foreigners to stay in South Africa as he cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of deadly xenophobic violence at home.

30 detained as xenophobic attacks simmer in S. Africa

Johanesburg - South African police detained more than 30 people overnight as xenophobic violence simmered around the economic hub Johannesburg, officials said on Saturday.

South Africa attacks on foreigners spark anger abroad

Johanesburg - Countries neighbouring South Africa on Friday prepared to evacuate their citizens from South Africa as the UN raised the alarm over deadly xenophobic attacks which have displaced thousands.

Fears rise in Germany as marchers demand tougher immigration law

A rising tide of xenophobia has taken hold in Germany as protesters have taken to the streets by the thousands, demanding a tougher immigration law. The rise in anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic hate crimes has Germany's chancellor in a quandary.

Mississippi signs religious freedom bill

On Thursday, April 3, 2014, the Governor of Mississippi, Phil Bryant, signed into law a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they feel obstruct their ability to practice religion.

Spanish police detain owner of a xenophobic & anti-Semitic blog

Sabadell - On July 4, National Police agents arrested a 40-year-old man in Sabadell, Catalunya for running a blog able to publish ideas likely to cause discrimination, hatred and violence, on racist, anti-Semitic or ideological grounds.

Neo-Nazis threatening German economy, claims Interior Minister

Neo-Nazis and xenophobia are threatening Germany's export based economy, claims Germany's Interior Minister, Hans-Peter Friedrich. He called on all Germans to welcome foreigners.

58% of Germans say Muslim religious practices should be limited

Germany is increasingly turning xenophobic. One in three Germans believe that the country has too many foreigners, and over one in ten want a Führer at the helm of affairs, a survey released by a left-wing Berlin think-tank said Wednesday.

Fears of xenophobic violence in South Africa when World Cup ends

Cape Town - As the World Cup nears its final match on Sunday, a dark side of South African society has emerged with an exodus of Zimbabweans out of Cape Town as people fear a renewal of the 2008 xenophobic violence which led to 30,000 people leaving the country.

S. Africa: 4,000 Zimbabweans homeless after xenophobia

A year and a half after a wave of xenophobia raged through South Africa, killing over 60 people and leaving close to 100.000 African foreign nationals homeless, xenophobia has erupted in De Doorns, a farmers' settlement 120 km north east of Cape Town.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On 21 March each year, the UN marks the day in 1960 when dozens of peaceful protesters were gunned down by police in the South African township of Sharpeville as they demonstrated against apartheid.

Somalian refugees face more racist attacks in South Africa

A South African news team lived with two Somali refugees in their shop in East London for two weeks. And, warns journalist Thanduxolo Jika, the hatred against Somalians is growing to dangerous levels. "We witnessed the danger they are in,' Jika writes.

United Nations probe latest South African xenophobic murders

The United Nations has launched a formal probe into the xenophobic attacks in which two foreign African refugees fell to their deaths trying to escape from a 150-strong mob of men with knives in Durban South Africa. A third man survived his forced jump.

Armed mob throws African refugees off highrise

Six people, including a ruling-party leader, have been charged with the murder of two African foreigners who were forced to jump off a high rise building in Durban, South Africa by an armed mob in January 2009. The six men were released on $200 bail.

S.Africa faces cholera epidemic - scientist warns

South Africa's top water-research expert Dr Anthony Turton was fired last week by the South African council for scientific and industrial research -- for telling the truth about the country's dangerously filthy rivers, streams and lakes.
 

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UNHCR tents at a refugee camp following episodes of xenophobic violence and rioting during 2008 Olif...
UNHCR tents at a refugee camp following episodes of xenophobic violence and rioting during 2008 Olifantsfontien road, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
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A real sad state of an Australian education: the Australia Day commemorates arrival of the First Fle...
A real sad state of an Australian education: the Australia Day commemorates arrival of the First Fleet on 26th Jan 1788 since when Britain’s undesirables had been sent to a new land on a regular basis, and Captain J.Cook reached this continent on 19th April 1770-so, what is a link between “231 years” and 2012 as stated on a wall in Brunswick, the inner Melbourne suburb?
Polish and Ukrainian stadiums without racism
Polish and Ukrainian stadiums without racism
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SAPS watches an illegal immigrant, set alight by locals, burn
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Spain s National Police arrested a man who ran a blog encouraging hate crimes  xenophobia and nazism...
Spain's National Police arrested a man who ran a blog encouraging hate crimes, xenophobia and nazism.
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Polish Jews captured by Germans during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (Poland) - Phot...
Polish Jews captured by Germans during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (Poland) - Photo from Jürgen Stroop Report to Heinrich Himmler from May 1943. One of the most famous pictures of World War II.
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A real sad state of an Australian education: the Australia Day commemorates arrival of the First Fle...
A real sad state of an Australian education: the Australia Day commemorates arrival of the First Fleet on 26th Jan 1788 since when Britain’s undesirables had been sent to a new land on a regular basis, and Captain J.Cook reached this continent on 19th April 1770-so, what is a link between “231 years” and 2012 as stated on a wall in Brunswick, the inner Melbourne suburb?

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