ethnic profiling


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ethnic profiling

n.
The act of making prejudicial assumptions about a person based solely or primarily on his or her ethnic background, especially in situations involving suspicion of criminal activity or intent.
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ANAS GETS FRISKY LABOUR MSP Anas Sarwar met Scottish Police Federation representatives after a week of the two sides being at loggerheads over suggestions of ethnic profiling in stop and search procedures.
They resolved to stand together and urge Kenyans, political leaders and formations to compete without using ethnic profiling or by promoting disdain for any group.
Raila Odinga are standing together to urge every Kenyan, every political leader and formation to compete without using ethnic profiling or by promoting disdain for any group.
It triggered concern by NGOs over ethnic profiling and discrimination," reads the report.
They want the civil-military establishment to stop the ethnic profiling of Pakhtuns as potential terrorists and the constant surveillance of Pakhtun population clusters outside their home territories.
These are Pashtuns who have personally experienced humiliation, displacement, unlawful abductions and detentions, ethnic profiling and stereotyping, and lost dear ones in military operations, terrorist violence and drone attacks over the last 15 years.
Diallo's documentary"From Paris to Ferguson: Guilty of Being Black" ("Not Yo Mama's Movement" in the United States) examines the pervasiveness of ethnic profiling in abusive police identity checks.
Ambassador Zohrab Mnatsakanyan further noted that intolerance, xenophobia, racial and ethnic profiling, glorification of hate crimes, especially lead and encouraged by the political leaders within a state should be a concern to the entire international community and serve a clear early warning sign of potential conflict and atrocity crimes.
Black people are also particularly exposed to racist violence, as well as discriminatory policing and ethnic profiling.
Ethnic profiling forms an official part of Israeli visa checks, supported by the nation's high court which rejected a 2015 appeal.
Her topics are discretion as an interdisciplinary concept, unforeseen openings in the iron cage of actuarial justice and "exceptional" control, ethnic profiling as a means to undermine justice intentionally, and bringing it all together and looking ahead.
Israel does both predictive and ethnic profiling, but much more than this goes into its anti-terrorism efforts.