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A Black man whose family said suffered from mental health issues was killed by police in Philadelphia, sparking protests in the US city days ahead of the presidential election.

Comment: I'm proud to be voting for a president who will restore the rights of women and BIPOC, and respect the science surrounding Covid-19 and climate change, writes Sarafina Nance.

Iranian man dies following 'police torture' on Mashhad street

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Iranian man dies following 'police torture' on Mashhad street

Mehrdad Sepehri was killed after being tied to a metal pole in the street and assaulted by a policeman, triggering outrage in Iran.

Catholic NGO boss accused of racist abuse in Sudan

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Catholic NGO boss accused of racist abuse in Sudan

The former boss of Catholic Relief Service in Sudan was arrested following an altercation in which he called a security guard a 'slave'.

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Disney adds new racism disclaimers to older streaming titles

Shying away from past racism, Disney is adding disclaimers to classics, including Peter Pan and Aristocrats to warn viewers about derogatory stereotypes.

Malia Bouattia

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Comment: Returning stolen arts and objects to their rightful owners is a necessary step towards righting the colonial wrongs of western nations, ...

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Twitter bans Saudi-linked accounts impersonating Qatari figures

The social media giant said the accounts were tied to the Saudi government.

Aleesha Khaliq

How Labour under Starmer lost BAME voters like me

Comment: Labour's repeated dismissal of issues which affect minorities shows that their 'progressive patriotism' approach isn't aimed at us, ...

There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

Malia Bouattia

There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

Comment: No amount of 'unconscious bias' training will remedy a political class that defines itself through the exploitation and oppression of ...

Aniqah Choudhri

A shameful free pass for war crimes in Iraq

Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international ...

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Fatima Kried

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Comment: Fatima Kried writes a plea for a more inclusive Libya.

Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

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Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab is listed among TIME magazine's 'Most Influential People of 2020'.

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

Lil Mix singer Jade Thirlwall embraces Arab identity

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Lil Mix singer Jade Thirlwall embraces Arab identity

Jade Thirlwall says she embraces her Arab identity and wants to become more vocal about her heritage as Lil Mix continue to rise.

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Mulan movie boycott calls grow over Xinjiang scenes

Mulan's remake is facing fresh boycott calls after some scenes were filmed in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims have been oppressed.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump ends anti-racism training in federal government: White House

The US president has put an end to anti-racism training in a move that is sure to anger Americans, given the recent spate of violence against ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Far-right US militants arrested in plot to aid Hamas

Two members of the so-called Boogaloo Bois have been charged with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to Hamas, which is ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's evil ...

Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

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Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

A man was shot dead in the protest-hit US city of Portland, police said, during clashes between Black Lives Matter ...

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Mitchell Plitnick

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Can vaccines be allocated on anti-racist terms?

A. Kayum Ahmed

Can vaccines be allocated on anti-racist terms?

Comment: Given the extent to which Covid-19 disproportionately impacts BIPOC communities, a vaccine should be allocated on an actively ...

Pro-Palestine Democrat wins reveal weakening influence of Israel money

Mitchell Plitnick

Pro-Palestine Democrat wins reveal weakening influence of Israel money

Comment: A string of defeats for pro-Israel candidates shows that Israeli support is not enough to overcome the progressive wave taking over the ...

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