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New campaign takes aim at racial profiling in retail settings

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission hopes that education and training will help to reduce instances of consumer racial profiling in the province.

They will be working with the Retail Council of Canada to target their membership in order to deliver materials to raise awareness of this issue. 333 more words

Canada

Ex- Kogi Speaker slams N50 million suit on human rights commission

A former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Clarence Olafemi, has sued the National Human Rights Commission for the inclusion of his name as an electoral offender. 263 more words

Slams

Mexico’s Human Rights Commission Accuses Police of Extrajudicial Executions

Mexico’s federal police performed an extrajudicial execution of 22 people in an anti-drug operation in the state of Michoacan, the country’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) said in a report. 11 more words

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There's never been a better time for white men & Section 18C

Oh, that David Leyonhjelm! What a scamp he is! 

As you probably know, he’s making a complaint to the Human Rights Commission under Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, after Fairfax journalist Mark Kenny called him an “angry white man,” 330 more words

Society

Awaiting the Duterte administration with bated breath

Everyone who has been following Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential run, his winning it and the controversies that followed thereafter because of his quirks, his uncouth manners and his propensity of spewing expletives directed at whoever catches his fancy regardless of who his audience are can’t help but await with bated breath at how his administration is going to perform and where he is taking us. 395 more words

Government

Brexit! Who Can You Really Believe?

As the Brexit poll comes closer each side is hotting up as each accuses the other of telling outright lies. The big problem is who do you really believe? 884 more words

Britain

City: Bars Cannot Forbid Pregnant Women From Entering, Ordering Alcohol

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New guidelines by the Human Rights Commission say pregnant women cannot be kept out of bars, or refused alcoholic beverages in restaurants, just because they are expecting. 233 more words

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