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Hindus ask Britain to be fair and cohesive society


October 14th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 14 (ANI): Hindus have urged United Kingdom (UK) to work on inequalities which still remained entrenched and remove barriers to fairness, in view of comprehensive landmark 700-page report "How ... Read more...

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Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights discrimination in Britain


October 10th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10(ANI): A study conducted into inequality in Britain has revealed that progress towards pay equality for women has been stalled, disabled children face bullying and boys struggle academically.According to the ... Read more...

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UK race watchdog boss laughs off ‘anti-England’ shirt


March 1st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 1 (ANI): Britain's race relations watchdog head has dismissed police concerns over "Anyone But England" World Cup T-shirts being sold in Scotland, describing the garments as harmless fun.The Times ... Read more...

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UK rights body says airport body scanners ‘may be unlawful’


February 16th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.16 (ANI): The Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned that the use of airport body scanners 'may be unlawful'.It said that the use of body scanners at Heathrow and Manchester ... Read more...

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Britain is culturally sexist, says equality watchdog


September 6th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 6 (ANI): The Chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, Trevor Phillips, has declared that Britain is 'culturally sexist,' and yet to reach a consensus about whether women are ... Read more...

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Attitudes to girls in schools have not changed since the 1960s


June 9th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Even though women these days are more likely to go to university, a study led by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Britain has found that gender ... Read more...

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Baroness Warsi becomes most powerful women of Britain


March 25th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): The Equalities and Human Rights Comission has named Baroness Sayeeda Warsi as the most powerful British Muslim woman of the country.The launch of the EHRC Power List ... Read more...

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Brit Muslims want to remain segregated from rest of society


January 21st, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
LOndon, Jan.21 (ANI): A shocking 44 percent of Muslims in Britain have said that they would like to be segregated from the rest of society, and be free to develop along ... Read more...

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Watchdog chief warns that UK could return to racism as recession bites


January 20th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): The head of the equalities watchdog in Britain has warned that the country faces the risk of becoming more racist as recession woes increase resentment and division. Trevor Phillips ... Read more...

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‘Racism would stop a British Obama’


November 8th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A British Barack Obama wouldn’t have made it as prime minister because of institutional racism, the head of Britain’s apex race body said."If Barack Obama had lived here ... Read more...

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Institutional racism would never allow an Obama to become British PM


November 8th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Barack Obama would have found it impossible to become Prime Minister in Britain because of institutional racism within the British political system, the equality watchdog chief has ... Read more...

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Help whites compete with foreign migrants for jobs: British watchdog


October 29th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Britain's Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has warned that the country's immigrants may face the anger of the white working class currently disadvantaged in both education and ... Read more...

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Asian actress quits EastEnders over producers snub


September 8th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): EastEnders star Zahra Ahmadi walked out of the show after the producers refused to give her an exciting part.Sources have revealed that Ahmadi, who plays Shabnam ... Read more...

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Indian actress Ayesha Dharkar in ‘Coronation Street’


August 22nd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian actress Ayesha Dharkar has been asked to join the hit TV show "Coronation Street" after it faced criticism for being "too white".According to thesun.co.uk, a study by ... Read more...

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Neighbours criticised for being too white


July 18th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): Popular Australian TV soap Neighbours has been labelled "too white" by black and Asian viewers in Britain.According to a report by the nation''s racial equality chief, ... Read more...

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UK race watchdog says most popular TV programmes ”too white”


July 17th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): The Chairman of Britains Equality and Human Rights Commission, Trevor Phillips, has claimed that some of Britain''s most popular television programmes are too white" in orientation and ... Read more...

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Popular British TV programmes ‘too white’, feel ethnic Asians


July 17th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Most popular programmes on British television are white-centric and under-represent ethnic Asian and African minorities, reveals a study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The research finds ... Read more...

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More than 30 Brit schools made up of only ethnic minorities: Report


May 4th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
London, May 4 (ANI): Seems like Brit schools are becoming increasingly segregated along racial lines, for according to figures more than 30 state schools in England are made up solely of ... Read more...

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Half of Britons want immigrants to leave: BBC poll


April 18th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
London, April 18 (IANS) Half of all Britons think immigrants should be encouraged to leave Britain, a BBC poll said Friday. And almost two-thirds of people in Britain fear race relations are ... Read more...

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UK race equality chief says Obama will prolong US racial divide


February 28th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.28 (ANI): The chairman of Britain's Equality and Human Rights Commission, Trevor Phillips, who is also the country's most influential black figure, has warned that Barack Obama will prolong rather than ... Read more...

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Flight of white middle class increasing: UK race relations chief


January 15th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The British Governments race relations chief, Trevor Phillips, has said that the flight of the white middle classes from the inner cities is accelerating.Trevor Phillips said so-called ''white ... Read more...

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One-in-ten Brit women are victims of domestic violence


November 29th, 2007 - 11:09 am ICT by admin
London, Nov 29 (ANI): New figures have revealed that one-in-ten women become victims of domestic violence every year in Britain.Human rights watchdogs found the scale of wife beating to be extremely shocking. ... Read more...

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Migrants leapfrogging white families for homes in the UK


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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