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‘It’s not about cricket’: Rafiq testimony resonates with Yorkshire’s Asian community

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Every year, a British Asian small business owner in West Yorkshire sends his neighbour a card and leaves a gift on his doorstep. And every year, without fail, that neighbour ignores him. “Ever since we moved in, he wo...

Azeem Rafiq’s testimony should shine a light on racism in every workplace

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I spent some of the past summer at the Lord’s and Oval cricket grounds watching my beloved England and Pakistan play. When both teams play each other, I’m never going to be on the losing side. As is the case for many ...

Tell us: what does Azeem Rafiq’s testimony mean to you?

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In emotional testimony to the digital, culture, media and sport select committee, Azeem Rafiq talked about his experiences of racism, bullying and “inhuman” treatment he faced at Yorkshire cricket. We would like to he...

Azeem Rafiq’s testimony exposes how power works in cricket – and in Britain

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In 2016 Azeem Rafiq returned to Yorkshire, the club and the county where – as we now know – he had encountered racist abuse and ritual humiliation since he was a child. On Tuesday morning in parliament the Conservativ...

‘I thought I was going to die’: Guantánamo prisoner’s torture testimony

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For the first time, a Guantánamo Bay prisoner who went through the brutal US government interrogation program after the 9/11 attacks has described it openly in court, saying he was left terrified and hallucinating fro...

Facebook: Nick Clegg avoids questions on whistleblower Haugen’s testimony

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The Facebook executive Nick Clegg took a damage-limitation tour of US political talkshows on Sunday, but remained evasive over questions about the social media giant’s contribution to the deadly attack on the US Capit...

Facebook whistleblower testimony should prompt new oversight – Schiff

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Testimony in Congress this week by the whistleblower Frances Haugen should prompt action to implement meaningful oversight of Facebook and other tech giants, the influential California Democrat Adam Schiff told the Gu...

Facebook whistleblower’s testimony could finally spark action in Congress

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The testimony of Frances Haugen, a former Facebook employee, is likely to increase pressure on US lawmakers to undertake concrete legislative actions against the formerly untouchable tech company, following years of h...

Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment: the key testimony from the report

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Months after New York governor Andrew Cuomo denied multiple allegations of sexual harassment, the New York attorney general’s office released a 165-page report on Tuesday that corroborates the allegations that made pu...

After Britney Spears testimony, lawmakers push changes to conservatorship laws

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Last week, Britney Spears testified in court about the conservatorship that has long controlled her life, and noted there were a thousand people stuck in “abusive” arrangements like hers. In California, lawmakers have...

Britney Spears speaks out after testimony: ‘Sorry for pretending I’ve been OK’

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Britney Spears wrote to her fans on Instagram on Thursday saying she was sorry for “pretending like I’ve been OK the past two years”, her first public statement since her disturbing courtroom testimony on her “abusive...

Stars and fans rally behind Britney Spears after shocking testimony

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There was tentative anticipation surrounding Britney Spears’ address to an LA court during a hearing on Wednesday on the future of the conservatorship that has governed her life for 13 years. Would she affirm the theo...

Derek Chauvin trial: medical examiner stops short of backing fellow experts’ testimony

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The medical examiner who conducted the state’s autopsy on George Floyd stopped short on Friday of backing other expert witnesses at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial who testified that Floyd was asphyxiated under the knee ...

George Floyd’s girlfriend gives tearful testimony about addiction struggle

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Courteney Ross tells of opioid use as prosecutors seek to head off Chauvin lawyers’ argument that Floyd was killed by drugsGeorge Floyd’s girlfriend has told the Derek Chauvin murder trial that the couple shared an ad...