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‘Black Guy Repellent’ canister for Maori employee sparks Twitter outrage

An alleged discrimination case which saw a Maori man being handed a ‘Black Guy Repellent’ sunscreen canister at his workplace stirred outcry on social media, with Twitterati claiming “racist” Australia has sunk to a “low place.” McDuff Tupetagi is seeking damages from Queensland tour firm Rainbow Beach Adventure Company and two of its employees, Mervin O’Neill and Joel Mahon, over ...

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Colombia recognizes Palestinian state, then abruptly vows to review the move amid Israeli outrage

After it emerged that the former president Juan Manuel Santos recognized Palestine as an independent state just before leaving office, Colombia’s new government has pledged to “cautiously” review the decision and its implications. Palestine was described as a “free, independent and sovereign state” in Santos’ August 3 letter to the Palestinian representative in Colombia, which was only made public on ...

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Coffin chaos: Outrage in Chinese province over ‘cremation only’ law (PHOTOS)

Coffins being smashed and locals lying in funerary boxes in an attempt to keep them – this is not some far-fetched horror, but a real-life drama unfolding in a Chinese province that is trying to enforce a ‘cremation only’ rule. The drastic measures were introduced in several counties in southeastern Jiangxi province earlier this year. By September 1, local authorities ...

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Nazi symbols near synagogue in Indiana spark outrage, highlighting lack of a state hate crime law

Social media users have called on state legislators to pass a hate crime law in Indiana, after Nazi symbols were discovered on a wall at the refuse disposal shed wall of a synagogue in Hamilton County, Indiana. Sometime before Saturday morning, unknown individual(s) spray-painted a pair of Nazi flags and iron cross graffiti on two walls of a brick shed ...

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Outrage as troops of US ally Cameroon caught killing woman & child in ‘despicable’ VIDEO

Rights groups are sounding the alarm over “a shocking and despicable” video purportedly showing soldiers from Cameroon – a close US ally in Africa – shooting and killing women and children, suspected of Islamist links. A harrowing report by the Intercept, which went public on Thursday, alleged that Cameroonian troops carried out arbitrary executions of people thought to be Boko ...

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Facebook cracks down on right-wing group in Brazil ahead of elections, sparking outrage

Facebook has shut down an alleged network of almost 100 ‘fake accounts’ with conservative leanings in Brazil. The government there now wants explanations from the social network, amid a backlash over apparent election-meddling “As part of our ongoing efforts to prevent abuse and after rigorous research, we have removed a network of 196 Pages and 87 Profiles in Brazil that ...

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‘Homeless n*ggers, go back to Africa’: Tampa man sparks outrage with racist billboards (PHOTO)

A controversial black political activist has sparked outrage in Tampa, Florida by standing on a busy downtown street displaying a sign instructing “homeless n*ggers” to go “back to Africa”. The sign was spotted by a Tampa resident and posted on Twitter where it quickly racked up thousands of retweets and responses. But, it turns out that the man in question ...

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Photos of US female hunter posing with rare black giraffe ‘trophy kill’ spark outrage

Images posted by a US hunter of her “dream kill” –an 18-year-old rare black giraffe she shot down in South Africa– have sparked outrage online and have prompted the hunter to defend her actions. The photos, actually taken in June 2017, had resurfaced online after they were shared by a local South African website, AfricLand Post, a couple of weeks ...

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‘Do u?’ Melania’s jacket sparks fresh outrage amid immigration row

When is a jacket not just a jacket? When it says “I really don’t care, do u?” and is worn by First Lady Melania Trump on a surprise visit to a Texas shelter for illegal immigrant children, driving the media crazy. The first lady flew out to McAllen, Texas, on Thursday morning to visit a shelter for children who crossed ...

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‘$200,000 not a lot of money’: Scandal-hit politician sparks outrage with salary claim

Australian politician Lucy Gichuhi has been called “shameful” and “clueless” for claiming her $ 200,000 (USD$ 148,921) a year salary is not a lot of money. The South Australian politician made the comments in an interview on Kenya Citizen TV in January, but the interview is now going viral as Gichuhi finds herself embroiled in a scandal for using taxpayer ...

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