Posts Tagged ‘Discrimination’

Labeling someone with a Racial Slur, ‘Kalar’ is Racial profiling or Racial Prejudice

January 14, 2011

Labeling or describing someone or something in a word or short phrase e.g. as KALA is known as Racial Prejudice and could also called Racial profiling or Racial stereotyping or Ethnic stereotyping. Source From Wikipedia  

Racial derogatory words or Racial Slur or Ethnic slurs From Wikipedia ethnic slurs (ethnophaulisms) that are, or have been, used as insinuations or allegations about members of a given ethnicity or to refer to them in a derogatory (critical or disrespectful), pejorative (disapproving or contemptuous), or insulting manner in the English-speaking world. An ethnic slur is a term or word[s] used to insult on the basis of race, ethnicity, or nationality.

Racial profiling is the inclusion of racial or ethnic characteristics in determining whether a person is considered likely to commit a particular type of crime or an illegal act or to behave in a “predictable” manner. … the use of race (and often nationality or religion) to identify a person as a suspect or potential suspect. Racial profiling is one of the ways that racism is manifested and perpetuated.
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Combating discrimination based on religion or belief

December 9, 2010

SOURCE: In their everyday life, many members of religious or belief communities face discrimination based on their religion or belief. They are unduly restricted in the enjoyment of their civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights. As such, members of certain religious or belief communities suffer discrimination in their access to public education, health services or public posts. In extreme cases, some of them are also arrested or killed due to their religious affiliation. 

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Combating Racial Discrimination

December 9, 2010

Combating Racial Discrimination

Racial and ethnic discrimination occur on a daily basis, hindering progress for millions of people around the world. From denying individuals the basic principles of equality and non-discrimination to fuelling ethnic hatred that may lead to genocide, racism and intolerance destroy lives and communities. The struggle against racism is a matter of priority for the international community and is at the heart of the work of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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World leaders should declare all-out war on Racial Discrimination

September 20, 2010

We understand about the demanding special privilege by some group e.g. people with military experience or those from majourity race and religion and at the same time actively looked down and discriminated on some groups based on ethnicity, religion and origin because we were at the receiving end in Myanmar. We thought we could escape by running away from Burma.

But we are wrong. Racial discriminations are everywhere.  But discriminations are EVERY WHERE, here, Thai, Singapore, ASEAN, OIC, EU, US up to UNHCR and UN.

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