People & Power

The Murder of Marielle Franco

What the death of Brazil's famous activist reveals about the links between Rio's militia groups and corrupt politicians.

Science & Technology

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal

YouTube also moves to remove or demonetise videos and channels engaging in hate speech.

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal

Opinion

#BlackoutEid: Celebrating being black and Muslim

Why we need black Muslim spaces and hashtags like #BlackoutEid.

Nena Beecham

by Nena Beecham

Nena Beecham

Europe

Portugal police officers sentenced in unprecedented trial

One officer jailed, and others handed suspended sentences, after convictions for kidnapping and violence.

Portugal police officers sentenced in unprecedented trial

Racism

Howard Gayle recalls racism, discrimination at Liverpool FC

Gayle, first black footballer to sign professionally for Liverpool, shares thoughts on where football stands on racism.

Howard Gayle recalls racism, discrimination at Liverpool FC

France

In France, is Islamophobia an opinion or crime?

French Muslim activists and academics say Islamophobia starts with the state and is not treated seriously.

'No social backlash to anyone that holds Islamophobic views'

Black Lives Matter

'I can't breathe': Officer faces CCRB trial in Eric Garner death

Eric Garner, a black man, died nearly five years ago after police placed him a fatal chokehold.

'I can't breathe': Officer faces CCRB trial in Eric Garner death

Fault Lines

Why are indigenous women disappearing, dying in the US?

Fault Lines looks at what's behind the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women in the US.

Racism

US: Sandra Bland's own video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces

Bland, a black woman, was found hanging in her jail cell three days after her 2015 arrest for a minor traffic violation.

US: Sandra Bland's own video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces

Opinion

The resurrection of 'new atheism'

As white supremacy reigns supreme in the US, a new book seeks to bring back to the fore one of its ideological branches.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

Don't blame Muslims for the crimes of white supremacists

The American right is systematically trying to cover up far-right crimes by focusing attention on the Muslim community.

Huma Yasin

by Huma Yasin

Huma Yasin

Scotland

'We can't grieve properly, we don't know the truth'

Sheku Bayoh's relatives still searching for answers after black trainee gas engineer died in police custody in Scotland.

Sheku Bayoh: The death of a black man in Scottish police custody

The Far Right

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech

The social media company also bans Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer.

The Far Right

UN genocide expert compares Europe's far right to rise of Nazis

Adama Dieng says Europe's centre-left must do more to combat xenophobia and slams Boris Johnson for anti-veil remarks.

UN genocide expert compares Europe's far right to rise of Nazis

Football

Liverpool FC probe alleged racist abuse by its fans in Barcelona

Social media videos show a Liverpool fan racially abusing an elderly Asian man who was pushed into a water fountain.

Liverpool FC probe alleged racist abuse by its fans in Barcelona