Racism

  • Watch: Is India a racist country? This video shows the ugly truth of how north-east Indians face racism in India Yesterday

    The rising crimes against students from north-east India in Delhi are shocking. Nido Tania, a young student from Arunachal Pradesh, was brutally attacked and killed by a mob in Lajpat Nagar in January this year. His only fault was that he had a different hairstyle. This week another man from...
  • Indian-origin leader quits British party alleging racism May 14, 2014

    An Indian-origin member has quit a political party in Britain, branding it 'racist' and 'terrifying'. Sanyajeet Thandi, 20, who had been introduced at a Independence Party meeting as a future leader, said it had abandoned its core supporters and now appealed to the "stupidity of ignorant anti-immigrant voters for electoral gains",...
  • Atalanta fined 40,000 euros over banana incident May 13, 2014

    Serie A club Atalanta were fined 40,000 euros ($55,000) on Monday after a banana was thrown onto the pitch during Sunday's 2-1 win at home to AC Milan. Serie A's disciplinary tribunal also ordered that their Curva Nord stand be closed for one game but suspended the sanction for one year....
  • Atalanta fans hurl bananas at AC Milan players during a Serie A match May 12, 2014

    Milan: Atalanta fans hurled bananas at AC Milan's Guinean defender Kevin Constant on Sunday in the latest racist storm to hit European football. Two bananas were thrown at Constant and near Nigel de Jong near the end of Milan's 2-1 defeat at Atalanta. The insult came two weeks after a banana...
  • Papakouly Diop complains of racist abuse from Atletico Madrid fans May 5, 2014

    Madrid: Levante's Senegal midfielder Papakouly Diop has complained of racist abuse from a section of the Atletico Madrid supporters during Sunday's La Liga game. Diop was by the corner flag in front of several thousand travelling Atletico fans at the end of Levante's 2-0 win in Valencia and said he had...
  • No house for Indians in Singapore, situation may get worse May 2, 2014

    Singapore: If you are an Indian in Singapore and looking for a house on rent, it is highly likely that you won't get one. Most Singaporean landlords don't rent their house to Indians and people from mainland China. According to local media reports, many landlords are open about it. The...
  • Footballers go 'bananas' on social media in support of Dani Alves April 29, 2014

    Barcelona have defended Dani Alves for his response to a racist taunt when a banana was thrown at him in Sunday's 3-2 win at Villarreal, and he responded by picking it up and eating. Soon after the incident, Alves' Barca team-mate Neymar posted a photo of himself with a peeled...
  • Watch: Barcelona defender Dani Alves picks up, peels, coolly eats a banana thrown at him by racist heckler before taking corner kick April 28, 2014

    Barcelona defender Dani Alves showed the world how to deal with racial abuse on Sunday night. Alves, who has had bad experiences in the past, nonchalantly picked up a banana thrown at him by someone in the crowd, peeled and ate it before taking his position for a corner kick...
  • Action should be taken against the policemen: Nido Taniam's father February 10, 2014

    Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam's father has demanded for justice for his son. Nido's autopsy report says he died due to injuries on the head and face. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show February 9, 2014

    On this show, students from north east pick up CJ mike to speak out against discrimination faced by them in mainland India, actor Amir Khan speaks on the upcoming one billion rising campaign, your social media interactions on Nido Taniam's death and more from our digital coverage from ibncj.com ...
  • CJ teaser- Web Special Episode February 7, 2014

    Coming up on our web special episode, students from north east pick up CJ mike to speak out against discrimination faced by them, actor Amir Khan speaks on the upcoming one billion rising campaign and more of your content from ibncj.com ...
  • Did Sushma Swaraj just insult an entire community inadvertently with her 'flat nose' racial slur? February 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Sushma Swaraj inadvertently insulted people from India's North East when she spiritedly defended them in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday with an inexcusable racial slur. Swaraj who rose to speak about the death of Nido Taniam, a youth from Arunachal Pradesh, who was beaten to death in Delhi...
  • Arunachal boy death: Minister Ninong Ering to meet Rahul, Kejriwal today February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Political pressure continues to mount in the Arunacahal Pradesh student death case. Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Ninong Ering along with a group of students is slated to meet Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday. The group led by Ering will also be meeting Delhi Chief...
  • Students from north-east demand anti-racism law for their safety February 3, 2014

    The death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in a brawl with shopkeeper in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area has enraged youngsters across the country. They now want the government to bring in an anti-racist law for their safety. ...
  • CJ show: How I was racially abused in Bangalore February 4, 2014

    Wandoh Timothy,an African national who has been working in India for over 10 years now, was brutally beaten and subjected to a racist slur last year in Bangalore, all because he asked two men on a motorbike to drive properly. He has turned a CJ to speak about his ordeal. ...
  • The CJ Show Teaser February 1, 2014

    Coming up on the Citizen Journalist show: A victim of racial abuse turns CJ to narrate his ordeal, Mumbai University professor who took classes on street following his termination shares his experiences and a CJ impact story. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Arunachal death saddening, government should take action, says Mumbai February 1, 2014

    Nido Taniam, the son of a Congress MLA in Arunachal Pradesh, was allegedly beaten up by 5-6 men at a sweet shop in Lajpat Nagar on January 29. He was found dead inside his room the next day. ...
  • Arunachal boy death: Protests planned today, parties play blame game February 1, 2014

    New Delhi: It's politics as usual in Delhi. After the tragic death of a young Arunachal boy in the national capital, the parties are having a go at each other. "Where is the Delhi government?" Rajya Sabha MP and editor of the RSS Hindi weekly 'Panchajanya' Tarun Vijay asked. "No one...
  • DCW threatens FIR against Somnath Bharti, Congress meets L-G January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women has warned Law Minister Somnath Bharti to appear before it by Friday or an FIR may be registered against him. This even as Bharti continues to maintain that he hasn't received any summons from the DCW. The DCW claims that the second summons were...
  • FTP: Ugandan women speak out: Do attitudes to Africans living in India smack of racism? January 22, 2014

    The Ugandan women who were allegedly mistreated by AAP supporters have now identified Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti as the person leading the mob against them in Khirki village. Public pressure is mounting against Bharti to resign. Does Bharti's behaviour show that racism against Africans is a deep-rooted malaise in...
  • Somnath Bharti's raid a disservice to women's rights: Full text of women groups' letter to Arvind Kejriwal January 22, 2014

    Women groups have written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Law Minister Somnath Bharti saying that the Khirki area incident is against the rights of all women in general. "Such targeting goes against the sense of security and human rights of all women in general, and of single and...
  • If Somnath Bharti is found guilty, party will take action: AAP January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is continuing to defend its leader and Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti. AAP spokesperson Ashutosh has alleged that politics is being played out against Bharti. He said the party won't take any action immediately. "If he is found guilty, then the party will take necessary...
  • Teenaged gang attacked people of Indian appearance, court hears January 2, 2014

    A teenaged boy, accused of attacking an Indian student in Australia last month, was part of a gang that targeted people of Indian appearance, a children's court heard Melbourne on Thursday. The boy, 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested on New Year's Eve for the attack on...
  • One arrested for attack on Indian student in Australia December 31, 2013

    The Indian consulate in Melbourne is in touch with police and kin of an Indian student who was attacked and is in coma in a hospital. One suspect has been arrested. The Indian ministry of external affairs said on Tuesday in New Delhi that its consulate is in touch with the...
  • Bob Dylan investigated in France for racist comments December 5, 2013

    The American singer Bob Dylan is being investigated in France after a Croatian community organisation alleged that comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine last year amounted to incitement to racial hatred, Paris prosecutors said on Monday. In the interview, published in the magazine's September 27, 2012 edition, the singer said...
  • Racial slur on Sikh model prompts Gap to respond in this awesome way November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Gap's recent advertisement, which was created with the sole idea to spread love during the holiday season, has been defaced with racist remarks in a New York City subway station. For those who came in late, Gap Inc.'s recent drive 'Make Love' features several multi-cultural figures in Gap garments....
  • Sepp Blatter condemns 'racist' Real Betis supporters November 26, 2013

    Madrid: FIFA president Sepp Blatter has condemned the Real Betis fans who apparently directed racist chants at their own player Paulao after he was sent off in Sunday's 4-0 derby defeat at Sevilla. A group of Betis fans were briefly shown on Spanish TV making what appeared to be monkey chants...
  • AC Milan to play behind closed doors over abusive chants October 8, 2013

    Rome: Italy's soccer authorities have ordered AC Milan to play their next game behind closed doors and fined the club 50,000 euros following abusive chants by supporters against southern club Napoli. During Sunday's match against Juventus in Turin, hundreds of Milan supporters shouted "We are not Neapolitans", a chant the Naples...
  • San Siro to be partially closed due to racism September 17, 2013

    Milan: Inter Milan have been ordered by the Italian league to play their next home match with one end of San Siro closed as punishment for fan racism. A 1-1 draw between Inter and Juventus on Saturday was marred by Inter fans targeting two Juventus players with racist chants. It's the third...
  • Second-tier racist incident in German football triggers probe August 20, 2013

    Berlin: Germany's soccer association (DFB) began an investigation on Monday after an Under-21 international was the target of alleged racist chants in a second-tier match over the weekend. "We can confirm an investigation has been launched regarding an incident in the game between 1860 Munich and Ingolstadt," DFB deputy general secretary...