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US must face up to ‘shameful past’ with tribal nations, Harris says

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Good morning. Promising to speak the truth about America’s past, Kamala Harris told the National Congress of American Indians that the Biden administration would not shy away from a history, since the first arrival of...

Biden is treating migrants little better than Trump did. That’s shameful

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We thought the days when our country treated asylum-seekers with cruelty and disdain might be ending. This month we learned we were wrong. Most of us were shaken and horrified, and the country rightfully embarrassed, ...

Shameful treatment of asylum seekers

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What will the verdict of history be on a country that turns its back so flagrantly upon human rights in general and the right to seek asylum through any available means in particular (Priti Patel to send boats carryin...

It’s shameful that it took so long to bring down the statue of Robert E Lee

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When they lifted the enormous statue of the Confederate general Robert E Lee from his pedestal and set him on the ground in Richmond, Virginia, on Wednesday, it was symbolically huge to me. On high, he was undeservedl...

It’s shameful that it took so long to bring down the statute of Robert E Lee

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When they lifted the enormous statue of the Confederate general Robert E Lee from his pedestal and set him on the ground in Richmond, Virginia, on Wednesday, it was symbolically huge to me. On high, he was undeservedl...

‘It’s shameful’: largest British army garrison in despair over Afghanistan

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Anyone who has followed two decades of war will have found it hard to watch the Taliban seize control of Afghanistan, just days after US and British troops withdrew. But for those who served in the country and are now...

‘Utterly shameful’: Labour asks if Dominic Raab should stay after Afghanistan delays

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Labour has questioned whether Dominic Raab should remain as foreign secretary describing his behaviour as “utterly shameful” after it emerged he delegated a reportedly crucial call to an Afghan counterpart to a junior...

A shameful betrayal of victims of the Troubles

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My sister Maxine Hambleton was murdered in the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974. The decision by Boris Johnson’s government to introduce a statute of limitations on atrocities linked to the bizarrely named “Troubles” (...

‘Shameful’: Bolsonaro denounced for hosting Copa America amid pandemic

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The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has sparked outrage after approving plans to hold South America’s answer to the European championship in his Covid-stricken country despite warnings Brazil is steaming into a p...

French Open’s response to Naomi Osaka is a shameful moment for tennis

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As the fallout from Naomi Osaka’s decision to withdraw from Roland Garros continued, Osaka’s fellow athletes rallied behind her to offer their support. Shortly after her first round win over Irina Camelia Begu on Mond...

The shameful failures that threw care home residents to Covid

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I am no fan of Dominic Cummings but I am pleased that the evidence he gave last week has opened up the conversation regarding discharges to care homes (Dominic Cummings says PM had no plan to protect vulnerable people...

Texas Republicans poised to pass ‘shameful’ restrictive SB7 voting law

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Republicans in the Texas Senate muscled one of the most restrictive voting measures in the US to the cusp of law on Sunday, after rushing the legislation to the floor in the middle of the night. The sweeping measure,...

A shameful betrayal and the deep roots of institutional racism in Britain

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We congratulate Dan Hancox, and the family campaigners who helped him, for bringing into the open at last the story of the Chinese seamen secretly rounded up and forcibly deported from Liverpool as soon as their servi...

‘Shameful inaction’: Myanmar civil groups urge Australia to sanction coup generals

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Democracy campaigners defying the military junta in Myanmar have pleaded with Australia to sanction the generals who engineered February’s coup and the businesses that sustain the military regime. Nearly 400 civil soc...

‘Shameful situation’: Rome cemeteries run out of space

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Steps away from a warehouse containing row upon row of coffins at Prima Porta cemetery in Rome, anger simmered among a group of about 12 funeral workers queueing up outside the administrative office. Some were there t...

‘Shameful’: how the papers covered European Super League backlash

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There has been no tempering of the anger towards the European Super League in this morning’s UK papers, as Downing Street and Prince William join the fray. The Guardian’s front page splashes on culture secretary Olive...

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