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Duke of Edinburgh: 'Philippines must be half empty because you're all working on NHS'

Duke of Edinburgh: 'Philippines must be half empty because you're all working on NHS' | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
The Duke of Edinburgh has told a Filipino nurse that her country must be "half empty" because so many of her compatriots work for the NHS.
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Exclusive report: Are the media racist?

Exclusive report: Are the media racist? | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Current affairs, world politics, the arts and more from Britain's award-winning magazine (RT @helenlewis: A couple of stats: 2 of the 99 named witnesses at the Leveson inquiry into the press were from ethnic minorities
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Stuart Lawrence's racism complaint passed to police watchdog

Stuart Lawrence's racism complaint passed to police watchdog | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
The brother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence says he has been the victim of a sustained campaign of harassment Scotland Yard has referred its investigation into claims of racial harassment by police of the brother of the murdered teenager...
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Forced marriage - second protection order issued in Scotland

Forced marriage - second protection order issued in Scotland | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Second protection order issued....

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Hideously diverse Britain: should Muslims do Christmas?

Hideously diverse Britain: should Muslims do Christmas? | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Baroness Warsi wants an 'integration nation', but if she means everyone should celebrate Christmas, regardless of faith, colour or creed, no one will listenThe government likes catchphrases, so hold tight everybody.
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OSCR's draft equality strategy is open for consultation

OSCR's draft equality strategy is open for consultation | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Read OSCR's draft Equalities Strategy - and tell us what you think...

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‘Vile liars and truth distorters’; Truth, trust and the asylum system (Respond to this article at http://www.therai.org.uk/at/debate) - Griffiths - 2012 - Anthropology Today - Wiley Online Library

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Get involved in developing Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights

Get involved in developing Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it

The Scottish Human Rights Commission are encouraging participation in the development process for Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights

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President of University of Birmingham Christian Union in ‘Blackface’ Disgrace

President of University of Birmingham Christian Union in ‘Blackface’ Disgrace | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it

University Christian Union President blacks up for fancy dress party, refuses to resign.

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GCHQ racial harassment claim settled - UK - Scotsman.com

AN ASIAN civil servant who was suing the government’s secretive spy base GCHQ for racial harassment has settled his claim at the eleventh hour.
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Border Agency decision threatens thousands of international students

Border Agency decision threatens thousands of international students | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
London Metropolitan University has had power to teach or recruit non-EU students revoked, leaving many facing deportationThe UK Border Agency (UKBA) has revoked London Metropolitan University's power to teach or recruit international students,...
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission is being destroyed

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is being destroyed | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Lester Holloway: Victims of inequality and discrimination need an empowered institution, not the hollowed-out shell coalition cuts would leave...
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Bristol University | Are East Europeans victims of racism in the UK?

Bristol University | Are East Europeans victims of racism in the UK? | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Since 2004, nearly 1.9 million East Europeans have come to the UK.

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Leigh Griffith Twitter storm prompts PFA Scotland to warn players of social media dangers

Leigh Griffith Twitter storm prompts PFA Scotland to warn players of social media dangers | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
THE Hibs striker is at the centre of a police investigation regarding an alleged racist comment made on the social media site.
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Keep Mary Seacole on the curriculum | Lester Holloway

Keep Mary Seacole on the curriculum | Lester Holloway | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Michael Gove's bid to axe the Crimean nurse from our schools shows he is out of step with modern multicultural Britain Crimean war nurse Mary Seacole overcame racial prejudice in the Victorian era to care for British soldiers, and returned to...
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(Bill of Rights) Run for the hills! Here come the noisy grasshoppers

(Bill of Rights) Run for the hills! Here come the noisy grasshoppers | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
The Commission on a Bill of Rights is rumoured to be publishing its report tomorrow, just in time for its end-of-2012 deadline. It is also widely being reported, unsurprisingly, that the Commission...

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PM's new fixer in racist rant at Muslims: Foul-mouthed abuse by campaign chief revealed as he lands top Tory post

PM's new fixer in racist rant at Muslims: Foul-mouthed abuse by campaign chief revealed as he lands top Tory post | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Australian Lynton Crosby, pictured right with David Cameron in April during the London Mayoral campaign, is accused of using phrase 'f******' Muslims. (RT @MrGreenGus: I really don't think this PM can sink any lower.
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Scottish Government: Equality Evidence Web Pages updated

"Update to Equality Evidence Web Pages

Today we have updated many of the pages on the equality evidence finder, which brings together equality evidence across a wide range of policy areas and equality characteristics.

Major updates to these pages take place biannually, in May and November each year. Please note that some further pages will be updated next week.

Questions and Comments

Telephone: 0131 2447231

Email: niamh.laffan@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Web: www.scotland.gov.uk/EqualityEvidence "


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Scotland’s first black footballer in Hall of Fame - Heritage - Scotsman.com

Scotland’s first black footballer in Hall of Fame - Heritage - Scotsman.com | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
THE man believed to be first black footballer to play at the top level of the game, former Scotland captain Andrew Watson, was inducted in to the nation’s footballing Hall of Fame today.
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A Map of Racist Tweets About President Obama's Re-election (Mississippi & Alabama Lead the Pack)

A Map of Racist Tweets About President Obama's Re-election (Mississippi & Alabama Lead the Pack) | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Enterprising social media number crunchers took a look at the racist responses after the election. (SICK!!
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Did you know about Glasgow's links to the tobacco rich slave trade?

Did you know about Glasgow's links to the tobacco rich slave trade? | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
Far from being an innocent bystander in the 18th century, Glasgow flourished as the hub of the world's tobacco trade founded on forced labour.
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'Offensive' Big Fat Gypsy Wedding adverts banned

'Offensive' Big Fat Gypsy Wedding adverts banned | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
The advertising watchdog has ruled that two ads for Channel 4's Big Fat Gypsy Wedding were offensive and irresponsible in a partial reversal of a decision earlier this year.
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Prince of Punjab and Perthshire: Remembering Maharajah Duleep Singh

Prince of Punjab and Perthshire: Remembering Maharajah Duleep Singh | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
SIKHS AND Scots will gather at Kenmore tomorrow to remember a young Indian prince and his infant son, who is buried in the village churchyard, writes Billy Briggs.
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John Galliano French Legion d'Honneur Award Withdrawn Over Racism

John Galliano French Legion d'Honneur Award Withdrawn Over Racism | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
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Racism. It Stops With Me - Help Counter Racism, Wherever It Happens

Racism. It Stops With Me - Help Counter Racism, Wherever It Happens | Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights | Scoop.it
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