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Comment: Reparations are a good starting point, but are no substitute for replacing an economic system built on inequality and exploitation, writes Malia Bouattia.

Johnson has been accused of delaying real action on racism and discrimination in the UK.

Over 100 arrested after violent UK far-right protest

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Over 100 arrested after violent UK far-right protest

Protesters clashed with police at a far-right rally to 'defend' monuments in central London.

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Malia Bouattia

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Comment: Given Labour leader Keir Starmer's track record of complicity with repressive policing and state racism, taking a knee is an empty ...

London mayor warns of 'violence' as far-right protest planned

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London mayor warns of 'violence' as far-right protest planned

London's Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan fears clashes may break out between far-right and anti-racism protestors in London this weekend.

Siana Bangura

The statues are falling, structures of racism must follow

Comment: Tearing down statues is a step towards wider change, but we mustn't feel content with symbolic actions alone, writes Siana Bangura.

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Christopher Columbus statue beheaded in Boston

A statue of Christopher Columbus in Boston has been beheaded, police said on Wednesday, as calls to remove sculptures commemorating colonisers ...

Ylenia Gostoli

Covid-19 lays bare Britain's entrenched racial inequalities

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed stark racial inequalities in British society.

The New Arab Staff

London's Muslim mayor seeks removal of slavery-linked statues

The mayor of London has formed a committee to review monuments and street names, after British protesters tore down a statue of slave trader ...

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Europeans join global wave of Black Lives Matter protests

Calling for racial justice, protesters rallied across Europe Sunday, joining a wave of demonstrations sparked by the death of African American ...

UK slave trader's statue toppled in anti-racism protests

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UK slave trader's statue toppled in anti-racism protests

British protesters tore down the statue of a renowned slave trader and threw it in the harbour on the second day of weekend protests against ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran allows some shuttered Tehran businesses to reopen, Lebanon's Le Bristol hotel closes down and the 'Holy Fire' ...

Lebanon's landmark Le <em>Bristol</em> hotel closes over economic crisis

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Lebanon's landmark Le Bristol hotel closes over economic crisis

The crisis has pushed the owners of five-star Le Bristol to close down the landmark hotel after almost seven decades in business, its ...

Egypt wants its stolen artefacts back

Austin Bodetti

Egypt wants its stolen artefacts back

Amid Egypt's attempts to rejuvenate tourism, Egyptian authorities are working to reclaim their artefacts from abroad and stop smugglers from ...

The New Arab

LGBT+ refugees denied asylum if not 'flamboyant', study says

A new study suggests that many asylum applications by LGBT+ refugees are rejected because the asylum seekers did not live 'Western gay lifestyles' in their home countries.

The New Arab & agencies

UK investigation into Egypt hotel deaths 'could take months'

A senior coroner has said that an investigation into the deaths of a British couple in Egypt could take 'several months' as a UK Home Office ...

The New Arab

Egypt coroner rules E. coli killed British couple

An E. Coli outbreak led to the deaths of a British couple on holiday in Egypt, the coroner in the investigation into their deaths has ruled.

The New Arab

E-coli found at Egyptian hotel where UK couple died

Travel operator Thomas Cook said high levels of e-coli were found during tests at the Egyptian hotel where a British couple died last month.

British tourist killed in Egypt banana boat accident

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British tourist killed in Egypt banana boat accident

Janice Bowles, 58, from Bristol, died while on holiday in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada after she was flipped from a banana boat and ...

The New Arab

UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

Palestine societies at universities across the UK have signed a joint statement condemning Israel's mass killing of protesters and called for an ...

'Institutional racism' jails UK youths indefinitely without trial

Robert Cusack

'Institutional racism' jails UK youths indefinitely without trial

Young people who arrived in the UK as child refugees are being deported to countries they hold no links to once they reach 18, with many held in ...

Banksy's Palestine hotel has world's worst view ever

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Banksy's Palestine hotel has world's worst view ever

British street artist Banksy opened on Friday a hotel in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, as part of his latest artwork in the Palestinian ...

President Obama attempts to heal divided US

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President Obama attempts to heal divided US

US President Barack Obama said on Saturday that the killing of five police officers was the work of a lone gun man, and does not represent the ...

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