UN health organization to investigate racism, misconduct allegations
18 January 2019 | 1:13 pm
Among the allegations are charges of "systematic racial discrimination against Africans" working at the World Health Organization in Geneva. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ordered a probe last year.
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Law to punish discrimination against persons with disabilities underway
25 Jan 2019
The German town of Eichstätt decided to introduce female-only parking spaces after a woman was raped there in 2016. Now a motorist is suing the city, claiming the special spots discriminate against men as well as women.
9 Jun 2019
Why SEC workers protested reinstatement of suspended Director General, Mounir Gwarzo.
21 Sep 2019
Every year hundreds of workers who file sex-discrimination grievances in U.K. courts settle their cases in return for money and silence. Major banks such as Barclays, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase are just some of the multinational corporations that have been sued. Bloomberg's Jonathan Browning discusses the story with Naomi Kerbel.
29 Oct 2019
P&G, producers of Always sanitary pad, have given in to claims of discrimination by transgender men. From 2020, Always will no longer carry the ‘Venus’ symbol on the sanitary wrapping.
30 Nov 2019
India has proposed creating a list of all people who legally fulfill Indian citizenship requirements. Opponents fear the list could be used to target minority groups. Murali Krishnan reports.
18 Apr 2020
Africans and the African diaspora have become victims of anti-foreigner sentiment in parts of China. In the southern city of Guangzhou, some homeowners have reportedly evicted their black tenants, lea
16 May 2020
We bring you reactions from the Chinese press after fears of a new cluster emerge in Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus.
18 May 2020
The head of the World Trade Organization will step down, a year before his term is due to expire. The Geneva-based body confirmed Roberto Azevedo would resign at the end of August.
6 Jun 2020
The city-state's new law explicitly bars public authorities, including police, from discriminating based on skin color, gender and other factors. Lawmakers say the new rules help to address systemic racism in Germany.
Euopean police used racial discrimination when enforcing coronavirus lockdowns: Amnesty International
26 Jun 2020
Amnesty International has said police in Europe demonstrated racial discrimination when implementing lockdowns.
'There must be investigations and prosecutions' into alleged police racial discrimination during lockdowns
30 Jun 2020
As Amnesty publishes a report detailing allegations of police racial discrimination during coronavirus lockdowns, Spain’s former Justice Minister tells FRANCE 24 that the claims must be investigated, and if proven, prosecuted. Juan Fernando Lopez-Aguilar, chair of the EU Parliament’s Justice and Civil Liberties committee, also calls for abuses of civil liberties during EU states’ coronavirus responses, to be punished, if proven.
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The visit comes as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said the UK will train Ukrainian pilots on "NATO-standard fighter jets.''
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The operation to gather pieces of the balloon comes as US officials reportedly said the device was part of a vast spy program. The incident has brought increased strain on US-China ties.
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Dozens of people have been injured in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Peru's capital, Lima. The unrest that started after the ousting of President Pedro Castillo in December has now spread to many parts of the country.
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Rescuers worked into the night in Turkey and Syria following Monday's devastating earthquake. But cold weather means time is short for possible survivors. More than 9,000 people have been killed. DW has the latest.
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