In another incident, an Indian was racially bullied by Americans, which went viral on social media platforms. Recently, a video is making rounds in social media, in which an Indian citizen is questioned like, "Why are you in Poland?" The identity of the attacker and victim, the Indian man is not yet established, but in the video, the abuser was calling himself an American.
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A video has gone viral on social media, where a Mexican-American woman can be seen verbally abusing Indian women in Dallas, Texas. The woman, identified as Esmeralda Upton, has been arrested for her verbal assault of Indian woman in a parking lot. The aggressor also tried to smack the victims, who were recording the incident. Meanwhile, Indian-American bodies have condemned the aforementioned hate crime.
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Frank James, the suspect in the recent NYC subway attack, has been arrested after a 30-hour manhunt. The 62-year-old man is now facing federal terrorism charge for attacking a mass transit system. He stands to get life imprisonment, if convicted. Several commuters were injured in the attack. James, a "race-obsessed" African-American, has a long criminal history, and had uploaded a string of disturbing YouTube videos, ranting about race and… read-more
Owing to the racial harassment, a US federal jury on October 4 has ordered Tesla Inc. to pay more than $130 million as compensation to Owen Diaz, a Black former employee. Reportedly, the jury found that the employee worked in a racially hostile atmosphere. However, according to the verdict, Tesla failed to take adequate precautions in order to protect Diaz from being harassed due to racism.
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Right after the suspension of British cricketer Ollie Robinson by ECB for his racist tweets in 2012 and 2013, former Indian wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer has opened up on his experience. Recalling his experience of facing racism in England, Engineer said that, he faced racist comments on a couple of occasions when he joined Lancashire. Justifying Robinson’s suspension, Engineer added that, the IPL has changed the tunes of former international… read-more
Hours after suspending cricketer Ollie Robinson, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has started an investigating in another similar incident. Recently, wisdon.com shared screenshots of a tweet of an English player wherein he had made racist remarks. However, the website did not reveal the cricketer's name as he was reportedly below 16 years of age at that time. Meanwhile… read-more
Punjab-based 21-year-old YouTuber Paras Singh was arrested in Ludhiana over his alleged racist remarks on Arunachal Pradesh MLA Ninong Ering. In a social media post, Paras represented Ering as a 'non-Indian' and claimed Arunachal Pradesh 'a part of China'. Reportedly, he made the remarks in retaliation to the MLA's request to PM Narendra Modi to ban PUBG Mobile. Arunachal CM Pema Khandu and minister Kiren Rijiju also condemned the remarks.… read-more
Following a spate of racial abuses at players and inadequate response from social media giants, all major English football clubs will observe a four-day social media boycott from April 30-May 3. All major leagues including the EPL will join the protests as clubs urge the social media companies to remove offensive posts. Two years back also #Enough campaign of footballers boycotted social media for 24 hours in a similar issue.
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Ex- Minneapolis cop, Derek Chauvin (45) was convicted for a second and third-degree murder and manslaughter of George Floyd on April 20. Previously released on bail, a racially diverse jury declared Chauvin guilty after three weeks trial. The verdict was welcomed with cheers at the Minneapolis courtroom. Notably, Chauvin was accused of kneeling on 46-year-old African-American Floyd's neck for over nine minutes without mercy on May 25, 2020… read-more
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Hollywood actor Hank Azaria apologised for his racist portrayal of Indian character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on the long-running hit sitcom "The Simpsons". The character of Apu received harsh criticism due to the racial stereotype portrayed and the fact that he was voiced by a Caucasian actor. Azaria further said that the character has been the reason behind many racially motivated crimes against Indians living in America.
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