About: Racism

Non-discrimination 09-07-2020

Corona-related racism could persist longer than the virus, expert warns

When the coronavirus started spreading earlier this year, a second pandemic developed simultaneously: that of corona-racism. Right-wing extremism researcher Judith Rahner spoke with EURACTIV Germany about racism during the pandemic.
Non-discrimination 29-06-2020

Dalli: ‘There is structural racism also inside the Commission’

Helena Dalli is the first European Commissioner for Equality, an issue to which she dedicated a big part of her life. In an interview with EURACTIV, she said that racism is “alive” in Europe, and called for "thinking 'out of the box'" to address the structural biases inside the Commission.

Former Népszabadság editor: Orbán’s referendum was no failure

Hungarian newspaper Népszabadság was closed down in October 2016, in a move that was seen by many observers as the Budapest government’s attempts to crack down on dissenting voices. EURACTIV’s partner Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft talked to its former deputy-editor.
Public Affairs 17-11-2016

Gomes: Outrageous that Oettinger gets away with it because he’s German

Günther Oettinger is simply not suitable for European Commissioner, but he gets away just because he has the support of the EPP and of Germany,  MEP Ana Gomes (S&D, Portugal) told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.
Brexit 01-07-2016

Harlem Désir: ‘All those calling for a referendum want to destroy the EU’

For Harlem Désir, the populist clamour for referendums is a threat to the European project. He said the future of the English language in the EU must be discussed, but insisted France would only gain influence by driving Europe forward.

Roma MEP: Italy’s fingerprinting should be seen in wider context

Lívia Járóka, a Hungarian MEP from the centre-right EPP-ED group, spoke to EURACTIV Hungary in an interview about Italy's Roma fingerprinting measures. [Note: Following a mistranslation from the original version in Hungarian, EURACTIV.com has modified parts of this interview. The following text has been corrected and is the exact verbatim version, translated into English.]

Euro MP: Italy’s handling of Roma ‘clearly fascist’

European leaders should be more energetic in warning the Italian Government about hate rhetoric against immigrants, says Romanian Socialist MEP Adrian Severin in an interview with EURACTIV.
Sports 30-05-2006

Interview with Ann de Mol – Stand up speak up against racism in football

Ann de Mol, a program advisor at the King Baudouin Foundation(KBF), is currently co-ordinating the Europe-wide  Stand up Speak up campaign against racism in football. Also co-ordinator of the Belgian national Stand up Speak up campaign, she explains the origins and aims of this Europe-wide initiative.
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