Category Archives: National News

Ethnic Minorities At High Risk Of Poverty In Old Age

Ethnic minority groups are up to three times as likely as white people to experience poverty in retirement, according to a new Runnymede report to be launched on Older People’s Day, Friday 1 October 2010.

Posted in National News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Racist attacks report reveal an increasingly unsafe Britain

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) have released a summer race attacks report which shows an increasingly unsafe Britain for black and minority ethnic communities, especially Muslims.

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

List Of Questions For West Yorkshire Police Authority Question Time

The west Yorkshire Police wanted to close www.policeracism.co.uk down which they managed to do and also disabled our e-mail account. We are pleased to say that the site is now back online and we will be once again spreading the … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Nine HMRC staff implicated in racist tampering of benefits for ethnic minorities

An internal investigation at a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) contact centre in Belfast revealed shocking revelations involving nine staff implicated in racist tampering of benefits for ethnic minorities who were paid less than they were entitled.

Posted in National News | Tagged | Leave a comment

Women’s Hunger Strike – Louder Than Words

When 70 women went on hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood IRC on 5 February, an unprecedented level of media coverage followed. Rape survivors, mothers separated from their children, and other vulnerable women, some of whom had been detained without trial … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

West Yorkshire Police Attempts to cover up Racism!

The National Police Racism Organisation (NPR) which stands against police racism has learnt that the West Yorkshire Police is quietly attempting to close down the NPR website www.policeracism.co.uk in an attempt to cover up the racist and disproportionate investigations against … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Death Of BME Police Sergeant From West Yorkshire Police

Black and Minority Ethnic Officer – Police Sergeant Simon Jenkinson from West Yorkshire Police killed himself on Thursday 29th July, 2010 following an investigation by the Professional Standards Department.

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New website exposes police corruption and racism

A new website has been launched today which exposes a disturbing reality of police corruption and racism. It is the first website of its kind and contains details of 18 reported cases, numerous facts, figures and statistics to support the … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Black councillor is convicted of racism: Is this the end of racism as we know it?

A black councillor was convicted of racism yesterday for calling an Asian colleague a “coconut” and this sums up how the modern usage of the term racism has been distorted and diluted by the government arguably removing any real potential … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Yarl’s Wood Update: Releases, Returns, Reprisals

Thirteen former hunger strikers have now been released of the 25 or so we were in touch with on a daily basis.

Posted in National News | Leave a comment

Why the immigration debate in Britain remains racist

The government is to introduce English tests to all immigrants who come into Britain in Autumn which Prime Minister David Cameron referred to as helping newcomers integrate into British society; however the racist intentions of this policy is revealed by … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Are insurance companies deliberately driving black and ethnic minority law firms out of business?

A study by The Law Society last month found that black and ethnic minority firms were being treated differently to white firms by insurance companies and charged higher rates which leads to this uncomfortable question, was this a deliberate tactic … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Leave a comment

Black nurse who fought against racism in the NHS dies of cancer

A black nurse who fought against racism in the NHS after being told she could not care for a white child following a complaint by the child’s mother has lost her battle with ovarian cancer.

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

It’s alright to call immigrants “savage animals” and “filth”, says General Teaching Council, as BNP teacher cleared

The General Teaching Council (GTC) controversially cleared a BNP teacher of racism after he posted comments online referring to immigrants as “savage animals” and “filth.”

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Diane Abbott hypocritically attacked for ‘two posh white boys’ comment

Only two days after entering the Labour leadership contest Diane Abbott is at the centre of a ‘race’ row after describing Nick Clegg and David Cameron as ‘two posh white boys’, but after the media and some members of the … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Determined Diane Abbott enters Labour leadership race

Diane Abbott has entered the Labour leadership contest becoming the first woman to throw her hat into the political ring and aiming to become the first female Labour party leader as well as the first black person to lead a … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

When they said ‘We will end child detention,’ they meant ‘Keep on arresting babies’

At 11.36 this morning the mother of an 8-month old baby made a desperate plea for help on her mobile.

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Black and Asian MPs increase from 14 to 27

The general election provided a good result for race relations with the British National Party failing to win a single parliamentary seat and it provided a fantastic result for black and minority ethnic (BME) communities who saw the number of … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Police force rocked again after senior black officer claims racism

The police force was rocked again after a black senior officer claimed that he was sidelined for promotion after writing a report which exposed racism against black officers.

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A good election night for race relations but the BNP still grows in support

The BNP failed to win a single seat in parliament last night resulting in a good election night for race relations and a terrible night for Nick Griffin and his party who was pushing for their first parliamentary seat, but … Continue reading

Posted in National News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment