Tag: discrimination

Post-Cotonou: EU green-lights new treaty with African, Caribbean and Pacific states

July 25, 2023

After more than a two-year delay, the EU Council finally ratified (20 July) a new treaty with African, Caribbean and Pacific countries that covers a ... Read More

Cameroon’s president orders enforcement of bilingualism law to tackle discrimination

October 5, 2022

To tackle complaints of discrimination against English speakers, Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has ordered officials to enforce a 2019 law on bilingualism and make life ... Read More

Senegal to bring back home 10 students studying in Tunisia

September 1, 2022

Senegalese President Macky Sall has pledged to help bring back home 10 Senegalese students from Tunisia where several of them are facing challenges to continue ... Read More

UN: King Mohammed VI Underlines Importance of Education in Countering Anti-Semitism, Promoting Tolerance

September 27, 2018

King Mohammed VI has stressed the key importance of education in combating racism, discrimination and anti-Semitism, noting that these scourges must be countered by building ... Read More

Algeria’s Chairman of AU Peace & Security Council Faces Accusations of Sexism & Discrimination

August 16, 2018

The winds of change are finally blowing on the African Union’s most powerful body, the Peace and Security Council, whose chairman is undergoing a probe ... Read More

The Plight of Minorities in Algeria

September 18, 2017

Algeria has been repeatedly lambasted in reports by international rights watchdogs for its systematic discrimination against minorities, whether religious, linguistic or ethnic. Intolerance towards minorities ... Read More

Dutch Far Right Leader Spits Venom at Moroccan Migrants

February 20, 2017

In a case of recidivism, Dutch Far-right leader Geert Wilders uttered racist statements against Moroccan migrants in the Netherlands calling them “scum” and telling his ... Read More

Brazil: A new policy of “positive discrimination” in universities

September 22, 2012

Brazilian universities are required as of this academic year to devote an increased percentage of their admission capacity to poor students enrolled in public schools ... Read More