Discrimination against Roma ‘is an echo from back then’
31 May 2022 | 10:46 am
Mehmet Daimagüler is Germany's first commissioner for combating discrimination against Sinti and Roma. He says ending such discrimination is a task for all Germans.
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.
8 Dec 2019
AS Roma and AC Milan will snub Italian sports newspaper Corriere dello Sport until the end of the calendar year. The paper's front page, a day before a major league fixture, focused on two key new signings, both black.
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.
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.
2 Feb 2021
The tech giant paid female engineers less than men in similar positions. Unfair practices meant Asians and women were also overlooked for engineering roles.
7 Mar 2021
Some 76 years after the Nazi genocide that aimed to wipe out Germany's Sinti and Roma communities, there has been progress in education equality for Europe's largest minority group — but discrimination remains.
19 Mar 2021
Hundreds of Roma women who were involuntarily sterilized in communist Czechoslovakia in the 1970s and 80s could finally receive compensation.
4 May 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
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Two court rulings in Turkey regarding a femicide case, as well as the legality of the country's exit from a key accord against gender-based violence, are being closely watched by women's rights groups.
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Ukraine is facing the challenge of demining territory invaded by Russia. Now it will receive help from the Colombian military, which built its expertise fighting guerilla groups. DW's Johan Ramirez met soldiers who will lend Ukraine their know-how.