'There is no room for racial discrimination
in basketball and sports in general and in the PBA in particular.
The Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, Martha Delgado, began her remarks by acknowledging the important oversight role played by the Committee in ensuring that Mexico and the other States parties to the Convention take steps to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination
and to do justice to all groups and people who historically have faced disadvantages when exercising their rights.
Our results showed that racial discrimination
appears to trigger an inflammatory response among African Americans at the cellular level," said April Thames, one of the lead researchers.
"Azerbaijan voted in favor of the resolution of the UN General Assembly "Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-nazism and other practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination
, xenophobia and related intolerance" in 2018," the report said.
The statement was delivered in response to Doha's accusation that the UAE broke the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Abdullah Hamdan Al Naqbi, Director of the International Law Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, and UAE representative before the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
, said that the complaint should not have been lodged with the Committee in the first place as it had no connection to any form of racial discrimination
'Unfortunately, once again, we are seeing the ugly face of racial discrimination
presented in public discourse,' she added, explaining that that is why this year's theme for the International Day is 'Mitigating and countering national populism and extreme supremacist ideology'.
But it's very likely that many cases of racial discrimination
don't make news; perhaps because people don't know their rights or that Kenya has a legal framework to deal with such cases.
Last week marked the 52nd anniversary of the UN International Day for the elimination of racial discrimination
- an event I marked with a member's debate in the Holyrood chamber.
Assistant Foreign Minister Abdulla Al Doseri hailed Bahrain's record in combating all forms of racial discrimination
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights without distinction to their origin, ethnicity or religion, stressed the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
"Vile discourses of explicit hate and ideologies of racial supremacy have moved from the fringe to the mainstream," the experts said in a joint statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
celebrated on March 21.