Tag: racism

Archbishop urges Armed Forces to shun racial prejudice and use compassion

Archbishop Charles J Scicluna urged the members of the Armed Forces of Malta to uphold the values which the country and its constitution are based upon, to shun racial prejudice and use compassion.

Watch: Saving lives at sea is not optional – EU President

EU Commission President Ursula Von Der Layen was clear: Saving lives at sea is not optional.

Watch: Self-taught videographer talks media plurality, revolution and t-shirt design

Sabli, a young man from Sudan, has taught himself how to shoot videos, edit and produce content for his YouTube channel. Newsbook.com.mt sat down with Sabli Junior, to talk about media plurality, the political situation in Sudan and t-shirt design.

Online hate speech on the rise in Malta, confirms EFJ report

The Media Pluralism Monitor reported an overall medium to high risk for media pluralism in Malta in 2019.

In the face of racist abuse, beauty pageant contestant declares herself...

A young black Maltese woman is facing racist abuse on social media as people questioned her participation in a local beauty pageant.

Far-right takes to Lisbon streets to deny racism is a problem

Dozens of police officers were on standby as protesters wearing face masks marched and waved Portuguese flags in the demonstration organised by the leader of the Chega (Enough) party Andre Ventura, a former soccer commentator. There were no immediate reports of violence or arrests.

Trump signs order on police reform after weeks of protests about...

After weeks of protests against racism and policy brutality prompted by the death of George Floyd, a black man killed on May 25 in police custody in Minneapolis, Trump sought to offer a policy response to rising concerns about racial injustice going into the Nov. 3 election, in which he is seeking a second term.

“Racism is an insult to God” – Bishop Galea Curmi

"Racism is an insult to God as God created all of us in his own image.” Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Galea Curmi was delivery a homily while celebrating Mass in the Curia’s chapel.

Protests roll on against ‘worldwide’ racism

In Belgium, police fired tear gas and used a water cannon to disperse about a hundred protesters in a central part of Brussels with many African shops and restaurants. Some protesters were subsequently arrested.

Repubblika calls for an investigation after Gozo Channel chairman hurls abuse...

Cordina hurled abuse against Cassar on a Facebook post the latter had posted on his personal Facebook profile. Cassar along with fellow activists have campaigned against the detention of asylum seekers on private passenger vessels chartered by the government for this purpose.