anti-racism

  • July 7, 2011

    Dr Jorge Ramirez Reyna, president of Asociación Negra de Defensa y Promoción de Derechos Humanos (Black Association for Human Rights Defence and Promotion, ASONEDH) in Peru, reflects on the issue of racism in his country and the role of the conference on the Violence of Racism in Latin America, backed by the churches regionally and internationally, which took place in June 2011 in Managua, Nicaragua.

  • March 31, 2011

    People of different faiths and none have united behind Yes to Fairer Votes, after anti-AV campaigners claimed voting reform would encourage extremists.

  • August 24, 2010

    Churches’ attitudes and responses to racism today will come under scrutiny at a conference organized by global church groups this week.

  • February 3, 2010

    The United Reformed Church has contacted its leaders and congregations, reminding them of its long standing opposition to extreme right-wing and racist political parties, and urging them to disavow parties that support racial discrimination.

  • January 23, 2010

    Leaders from the main religious communities across Stoke-on-Trent are today making a united stand against an anti-Muslim march which they believe is inciting racism, intolerance and xenophobia in the area.

  • November 8, 2009

    The struggle against racism was marked by writer Bonnie Greer, John Battle MP, Anglican priest Rose Hudson-Wilkin, and Dr Usama Hasan at celebrations to herald the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Catholic Association for Racial Justice.

  • June 21, 2009

    Churches must commit to being instruments of change in church and society, participants in a global conference on "Churches against Racism" have declared.

  • June 9, 2009

    A conference seeking to consolidate the legacy of the World Council of Churches' historic anti-racism efforts will take place from 14-17 June in Doorn near Utrecht in the Netherlands. The task is still a vital one.

  • April 24, 2009

    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.

  • April 21, 2009

    In spite of a massive row over Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech, the United Nations global anti-racism conference could still avoid failure, according to NGOs and campaigners.