U.K. Prime Minister’s Senior Adviser on Race Resigns Amid Criticisms on Racism Report

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser on ethnic minorities has resigned, a day after a government-commissioned report on racial disparities concluded that U.K. does not have a systemic problem with racism. Samuel Kasumu notified Downing Street Chief-of-Staff Dan Rosenfield …

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Italy Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Mandatory for All Healthcare Workers

The Italian government announced on March 31 a decree requiring all healthcare workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, pushing back against anti-vaxxers. According to the decree approved by Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s cabinet, health workers, including pharmacists, “are required to …

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Indian State of Manipur Withdraws Order Turning Away Myanmar Refugees

The northeast border state of Manipur in India has withdrawn an order that told local authorities to “politely turn away” refugees from Myanmar who were crossing the border to seek refuge after the coup. Special Secretary (Home) Gyan Prakash of …

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World Leaders Propose International Pandemic Treaty Idea for Future Emergencies

Leaders from 23 countries and the World Health Organization have proposed on March 30 an idea for a new international treaty to prepare nations for future pandemics. In a joint opinion article published in major newspapers across the world, the …

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Asian-American Veteran Reveals Military Scars During Meeting, Asks if ‘Patriot Enough’

An elected Asian-American official in Ohio revealed the scars on his chest he got while serving in the United States army as he spoke about racist attacks against Asian-Americans during a board meeting. Last March 23, Board of Trustees Chairman …

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