FRANCE - ART
‘Human zoo’ exhibition comes to Paris amid racism row“Exhibit B”, an art show featuring black actors in cages which was cancelled by London’s famed Barbican Centre in September, is set to open in the French capital later this month s...
USA: Anonymous takes on the Ku Klux KlanIn this edition: Anonymous takes on the Ku Klux Klan; Canadian web users campaign in memory of a victim of child pornography; and a video of snorkelling with humpback whales.
Cantona tackles French racism row, blasts Qatar World CupFormer football star Eric Cantona has slammed the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar and addressed the latest racism row to rock French football in a wide-ranging interv...
TURKEY - GERMANY
Footballer who supported Kobane flees Turkey after ‘racist’ attackA German-Turkish footballer says he has fled Turkey for Germany after a violent attack in Ankara where he was allegedly threatened over his Kurdish origins and support for Kurds fi...
Bordeaux boss Sagnol apologises for comments on African playersBordeaux coach Willy Sagnol was forced to apologise on Thursday after comments he made on African players earlier this week sparked a major racism row within French football.
French football rocked by yet another racism rowWilly Sagnol’s comments on African football players have landed the Bordeaux coach in hot water as French football grapples with yet another racism row.
Confederate flag in Paris police precinct draws scornA picture of French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has caused consternation, as it unintentionally revealed a Confederate flag hanging inside a Paris police precinct he was vi...
Internet tax sparks outrage in HungaryIn this edition: an Internet tax sparks outrage in Hungary; Canadians show support for the country's Muslim community; and a German man demonstrating extreme wheel-barrowing.
Edwy Plenel, Founder of French online media outlet MediapartEdwy Plenel is the founder and publisher of the French investigative online media outlet Mediapart. He models his latest book "For the Muslims" on literary giant Emile Zo...
Where was Kim Jong-un? Web users investigateIn this edition: Online rumours are rife after Kim Jong-un makes his first public appearance in over a month; an Australian supermarket chain at the centre of lively debate; and Cr...
FRANCE - RACISM
Far-right councillor faces suspension over slur on black ministerA regional councillor belonging to France’s far-right National Front (FN) faces suspension from the party for comparing the country’s black Justice Minister Christiane Taubira to a...
Cambodian garment workers demand minimum wageIn this edition: Cambodian garment workers demanding a higher minimum wage; anti-Islam ads spark outrage in the US; and waltzing on the walls of a Californian building.