Among the many arguments within and about the controversial UN review conference on racism, one that has attracted less media coverage is the overlooking of the struggles of 260 million so-called 'untouchables' in South Asia.
The organizers of a South African anti-racism conference in the run up to the soccer World Cup have postponed the gathering after protests about its refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to attend the event.
The work of reparations does not stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma or in Northern Ireland, says Deirdre Good. When we bring our troops home out of Iraq and Afghanistan, what process of reparations will we engage? And can people in power ever take such steps if the rest of us do not lead the way?
Gordon Brown welcomes President Barack Obama as a "new chapter in the world's history", but a human rights activist says Britain cannot have a black head of state because of the institution of monarchy.
The Rev Philip Potter, a former general secretary of the World Council of Churches, has been honoured by the South African government for his determined commitment to combatting racism and apartheid in the 1970s and 1980s.