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Arkansas jail’s ivermectin experiments recall historical medical abuse of imprisoned minorities

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In late August last year, four inmates at the Washington county detention center in north-west Arkansas contracted Covid-19. In the days that followed, the four men were relocated to a quarantine block in the prison. ...

UK trio sends ideas to UN on how social media firms can protect minorities

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Social media platforms will be urged to protect minorities and help prevent ethnic violence by hiring non-English language moderators and conducting safety tests on their algorithms, under proposals for a UN global co...

Only 5% of state school governors in England from ethnic minorities – report

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Just 5% of governors in state schools in England are from minority ethnic backgrounds – a figure which has remained virtually unchanged for the last 20 years, according to a new report shared exclusively with the Guar...

EU report highlights widespread use of ‘stop and search’ on ethnic minorities

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The scale of the discrimination faced by people from minority ethnic backgrounds at the hands of European police forces has been detailed in an EU agency report marking the anniversary of the killing of George Floyd b...

Fauci: ‘Undeniable effects of racism’ have worsened Covid for US minorities

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Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, Dr Anthony Fauci, said on Sunday “the undeniable effects of racism” have worsened the coronavirus pandemic for Black, Hispanic and Native Americans. “Covid-19 has shone a bright lig...

Home Office: new deportation law may discriminate against ethnic minorities

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Internal report reveals risk to migrant rough sleepers in crackdownThe Home Office has admitted that a new immigration rule to criminalise and deport migrant rough sleepers may discriminate against ethnic minorities, ...

Ethnic minorities ‘doing better than white majority’ in many areas, says race commission chair – live

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Tony Sewell, who chaired commission, brushes aside suggestions he was hired because he previously said there was no institutional racism