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Dutch activists lose bid to ban blackface Christmas character

Dutch activists lose bid to ban blackface Christmas character

A Dutch court Wednesday slapped down a bid by an anti-discrimination group to ban the "racist characteristics" of a traditional Christmas-time blackface character, whose appearance sparks a yearly controversy.The group calling itself the Majority Perspective

Harvard on trial over alleged discrimination against Asians

Harvard on trial over alleged discrimination against Asians

Harvard University went on trial Monday over an opaque admissions selection process that critics say discriminates against Asian students.A lawsuit has challenged the use of race as a factor in Harvard admissions -- a decades-old push to boost minority enrollm

Pakistan's Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

Pakistan's Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

Cows roam freely in the Pakistani city of Mithi, as in neighbouring India. Considered sacred animals among Hindus, they embody the religious tolerance of this community in conservative Muslim Pakistan, where minorities face heavy discrimination.Here, "Muslims

Pakistan's Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

Pakistan's Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

Cows roam freely in the Pakistani city of Mithi, as in neighbouring India. Considered sacred animals among Hindus, they embody the religious tolerance of this community in conservative Muslim Pakistan, where minorities face heavy discrimination.Here, "Muslims