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# Racism

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# Charleston
Death sentence upheld for Dylann Roof, white supremacist who killed nine churchgoers
Roof murdered nine African Americans at their church, during their Bible-study and worship, in 2015.
# Investigation
UK ‘by far’ main origin of racist posts after Euro 2020 final
Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were abused after missing penalties.
# Kick it out
Police make 11 arrests in relation to racist abuse of England players
Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were on the receiving end after missing penalties in Euro 2020 final.
# hate crime
'Don't suffer in silence': Gardaí launch online system for reporting hate crime
Gardai said hate crime is significantly under reported in Ireland.
# Euros
Two arrested on suspicion of helping ticketless fans storm Euros final
The pair are suspected of stealing ‘items’ to enable those without tickets to get into Wembley last Sunday night.
# Racism
Repaired Rashford mural ‘now a symbol of love and solidarity’
The wall art was defaced with racist slogans after England’s Euro 2020 final loss to Italy.
# Your Say
Poll: Should anonymous accounts be banned from social media?
The social media pages of some English players were hit by racist comments following Sunday’s match.
# Racism
'It's appalling... It’s sad we even have to have this conversation in 2021'
Lions lock Maro Itoje called for action over the racist abuse aimed at English footballers.
# Equality
Minister questions Garda Commissioner on racial equality efforts following death of George Nkencho
Roderic O’Gorman met the Garda Commissioner to ask what the force is doing to improve relationships with ethnic minority communities.
# the good information project
'There's always been the light-hearted 'the Chinese are a great bunch of lads' comments - but things have changed'
Anti-Asian abuse has increased in Ireland and around the world during the pandemic, including in memes, posts and videos.
# Kick it out
Marcus Rashford received 'at least 70 racial slurs' following Europa League final defeat
One slur came in a direct message from a person claiming to be a maths teacher.
Euro 2020 squad place left open for defender accused of racism
Czech Republic coach Jaroslav Silhavy reserved a spot for Ondrej Kudela pending Uefa’s verdict on his appeal against a ban.
# Jens Lehmann
Ex-German goalkeeper sacked by Hertha Berlin after sending TV pundit 'token black guy' WhatsApp message
The former Arsenal and Germany goalkeeper has issued an apology after David Aogo shared the text on social media.
# Blackout
As football's social media boycott begins, Henry says it's only the start in fight against racism
A number of organisations and clubs will log off for the weekend from 3pm today.
# history repeating itself
'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care
Ireland is repeating the mistakes of mother and baby homes, social workers have warned.
# George Floyd
US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.
Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin
US scholars analyse the guilty verdicts handed down to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 murder of George Floyd.
UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes
The Association of Mixed Race Irish has asked the United Nations to visit Ireland and investigate institutional racism here.
# Probe
La Liga finds no evidence of racist slur against Diakhaby
Juan Cala of Cadiz was alleged to have abused the Valnecia player last weekend.
Opinion: Migrants are forced to do the worst work without access to rights
Youth Against Racism and Inequality (YARI) activist writes that immigrants and people of colour are leading the force for change internationally.
# Kick it out
'Utterly unacceptable' - Liverpool demand action from social media platforms after players racially abused
Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita were targeted after Tuesday night’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg loss at Real Madrid.
# Kick it out
West Brom report racist abuse to police after Ireland's Callum Robinson is targeted
Robinson posted the abuse on his Instagram account, leading his club’s action.
# racist attack
Man who shouted anti-Asian slurs before kicking and stamping on woman in New York arrested
Brandon Elliot faces multiple charges including assault as a hate crime.
Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear
Trinity researcher Moonyoung Hong outlines the racist abuse she and other Asian women receive in Ireland.
# racism in ireland
Racist incidents reach record number amid pandemic and rise of 'far right fake news'
A report has noted that Irish “far right scammers” are adept at inciting hatred against groups and individuals.
# Racism
Immigrant Council calls on Government to grant legal advice to victims of racism
The council also wants victims to be able to access counselling services.
Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'
Uruemu Adejinmi, who is of African descent, had hoped to run in the forthcoming Seanad by-election. She shares her thoughts on Irish politics.
# Tyreik Wright
Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police
Tyreik Wright, who is currently on loan at Walsall, received a torrent of abuse on Tuesday night.
# Racism
Instagram vows to remove accounts of people who send abusive messages
The Facebook-owned social-media platform has announced new measures in the wake of the latest spate of sickening racist attacks on footballers.
# Tralee
Ian Wright 'disappointed and tired' after Kerry student escapes criminal conviction for racist messages
The former footballer said he did not expect his forgiveness to be “an invitation to lighten a sentence”.
# Controversy
'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse
Jim Crawford praised Jonathan Afolabi for the way he handled the recent vile comments aimed at him.
# Tralee
Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back
Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.
Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup
A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are “deeply sorry” the incident occured.
# Change Of Plan
PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir to finish fixture today following walk off
The Group H clash in Paris was halted after 13 minutes.
# Racism
World Rugby 'welcomes' investigation into Matera's racist social media posts
The 27-year-old was reinstated as Pumas skipper last week after initially being stripped of the captaincy.
# new report
Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds
Travellers in Ireland reported having the lowest rates of employment in Europe, at just 15%.
# protest group
New anti-fascist alliance to stand 'Le Chéile' against rise of far-right in Ireland
The alliance has already been campaigning under the slogan of #DiversityNotDivision.
# In hot water
'There was no malicious intent at all' - Solskjaer says Man United will support Cavani over use of racist term
The FA has been in contact following the incident and the Uruguayan forward is facing a potential three-game ban.
# France
Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.
# blm
World champion Lewis Hamilton: I cannot keep silent on racism in motorsport
Hamilton equalled the world title record with victory at the Turkish Grand Prix at the weekend.