Racism

  • Two Manipuri youths attacked in Delhi, three held 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Two Manipuri students were attacked with a scissor, stones and iron rods by three people, two of them juveniles, when the northeastern youths objected to racist remarks against them, police said on Sunday. The attackers have been apprehended. The incident took place around 9 PM on Saturday at Babulal...
  • Ferguson video shows witness raising hands in air 6 days ago

    St. Louis (USA): Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Missouri appears to support previous accounts and could bolster arguments that the young man was surrendering when he was shot,...
  • South Asians face increasingly hostile climate in US: Report September 10, 2014

    Washington: South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern, and Arab communities face an increasingly hostile climate in the US, according to a new report by an umbrella community organisation. The report "Under Suspicion, Under Attack" by South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) was released at a briefing on Capitol Hill, seat...
  • NSUI, AISA aim to garner northeast students' votes using racism as issue for upcoming DU polls September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Students organisations are trying hard to garner votes of northeast students in the upcoming Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls, with "ending racial discrimination" becoming an important issue in their manifestos. In their manifestos, the Congress' student wing National Students' Union of India (NSUI) and Left-wing All India Students'...
  • Hip-hop moves as force in Missouri for slain unarmed Michael Brown August 30, 2014

    New York: Rappers are making their voices heard in Missouri city where a white police officer killed an unarmed young black man, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice. "It's really important to see hip-hop's role of being some...
  • UN watchdog tells US to curb police racism August 30, 2014

    Geneva: The United States must stem police racism and brutality, a UN watchdog said on Saturday, as debate rages over the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white officer in Missouri. "The excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against racial and ethnic minorities is an ongoing...
  • Goa government in racism row again, refers to African national as 'negro' August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Goa government is in the news once again for using a racial offensive term while referring to Africans. In an annexure submitted to the state assembly, the term 'unknown African Negro' was was used while referring to an African national who was arrested from the beach village...
  • A Sikh guy had the perfect comeback to a year-old tweet from a man who said he wasn't OK with a man wearing a turban on a plane August 7, 2014

    A Sikh guy had the perfect comeback to a year-old tweet from a man who tweeted from the handle @HardRCarr that he was uncomfortable about a man wearing a turban on a plane because "it wasn't ok" with him. @HardRCarr asked tweeters if his reaction was racist. Ashishpal Singh, tweeting...
  • US: Protesting against racial slur, Sikh man hit, dragged by a truck for 30 feet August 4, 2014

    New York: A shocking case of alleged racial abuse in New York has left a 29-year-old Sikh man in critical condition. Sandeep Singh was allegedly hit by a truck and dragged for nearly 30 feet after an argument with the driver of a pick up truck driver who allegedly hurled...
  • Watch: Is India a racist country? This video shows the ugly truth of how north-east Indians face racism in India July 24, 2014

    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...