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UN experts condemn “reprehensible” UK racism report that “repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into fact”.5 min read
UN human rights experts yesterday strongly rejected the UK Government-backed report into racism and ethnic disparities in the country, saying the review further distorted and falsified historic facts, and could even fuel racism, racial discrimination and negative racial stereotypes.
I have read all 258 pages of the Race Report, so you don’t have to.
In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are “sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
Black, Asian and ethnic minorities are up to ten times more likely to be stopped and searched than white people in the UK.
Going to a protest may increase your risk of COVID-19. But calling out the structural racism that takes black lives and affects health outcomes for people of colour is also vital.