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  • Mauritians launch Movement on compensation for slavery
    15 august 2001 16:21:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A private movement has been launhced in Port Louis, Mauritius, in support of payment of compensation to former African slaves ahead of the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa. Full text...

  • Flame of hope for World Conference Against Racism
    14 august 2001 10:28:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Two weeks to the start of the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africans have been urged to express their opposition to racism by lighting candles, torches or lanterns and switching on their car headlights at noon next Tuesday. Full text...

  • Tensions rising fast ahead of World Conference Against Racism
    13 august 2001 21:15:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Demonstrations are planned for Thursday in South Africa to protest against the threat by the United States to boycott the forthcoming World Conference Against Racism. Full text...

  • Youth summit links unemployment to racism
    05 august 2001 12:08:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's National Youth Summit Against Racism has linked rising unemployment to racism and urged companies that benefited from apartheid to sponsor training programmes for previously disadvantaged youths. Full text...

  • US criticised for threat to boycott racism conference
    03 august 2001 19:11:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African papers this week reacted negatively to President George Bush's threat that the US would boycott the UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban if Zionism was equated to racism. Full text...

  • Media focus on US threat to boycott WCAR
    02 august 2001 22:53:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africans were jolted this week after President George Bush issued a threat that the United States would boycott the UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban if Zionism was equated to racism. Full text...

  • Mandela to miss opening of World Conference Against Racism
    02 august 2001 21:15:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela, said Thursday he would not open the UN World Conference Against Racism at the end of August because of cancer treatment. Full text...

  • Trade Unions, SACP slam Bush administration
    02 august 2001 20:33:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) Thursday reacted with "great disgust" to threats by the Bush administration to boycott the forthcoming UN World Conference against Racism and Xenophobia later this month in Durban. Full text...

  • WCAR: Religious authorities pledge to tackle racism
    02 august 2001 17:47:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The National Religious Leaders Forum (NRLF) in South Africa has pledged to work within religious communities to eradicate racism, in line with the objectives of the World Conference on Racism in Durban later this month. Full text...

  • Woman in racist attack fears for her son's life
    02 august 2001 12:57:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The victim of a bizarre racial attack in South Africa's Southern Cape, says she has moved her three-year-old son to a place of safety because white racists have threatened to kill him. Full text...

  • Protestors plan to disrupt antiracism Conference
    01 august 2001 23:50:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- As many as 15,000 protestors could descend on Durban's venue of the UN World Conference against Racism starting at the end of August. Full text...

  • Rights body wants reparation discussed at racism conference
    01 august 2001 22:44:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- Human Rights Watch, an international human rights organisation, has promised to press for concrete measures on reparation for slavery, caste discrimination and discrimination in the administration of justice at the forthcoming world conference on racism. Full text...

  • Mozambique told to be aware of racism
    01 august 2001 19:01:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- A Mozambican political and foreign affairs analyst, Belmiro Rudolfo on Wednesday said that the country should watch out for the occurrence of any ethno-racial tendencies in order to prevent the explosion of pockets of "intolerance" that could lead to all sorts of conflicts. Full text...

  • Bush Administration urged to show commitment against racism
    01 august 2001 17:16:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- US Congresswoman Cynthia Mckinney has called on the Bush Administration to show a commitment to ending racism in America and the world at large. Full text...

  • South Africa wants WCAR solution for its racism problems
    31 july 2001 20:43:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Racism and xenophobia are still evident in South Africa and the government hopes next month's UN World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) would provide ways of dealing with the human rights abuses. Full text...

  • Opposition urges caution on World Racism conference
    31 july 2001 12:05:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Ahead of the August World Conference Against Racism taking place in Durban, South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has urged the Pretoria government to adopt a conciliatory posture on the pre-conference arguments. Full text...

  • South Africa's youth hold anti-racism summit
    29 july 2001 19:27:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's youth are to hold a two-day meeting beginning Thursday to prepare their agenda for the UN summit on racism scheduled for Durban in August. Full text...

  • Congresswoman urges US to lead the fight against racism
    27 july 2001 14:59:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The United States has been urged to lead the fight for a world without discrimination or intolerance by sending a high-level delegation to the upcoming Third World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. Full text...

  • Rights Group urges reparations for slavery, segregation
    19 july 2001 13:34:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Ahead of next month's international conference on racism, Human Rights Watch Thursday called for reparations to counter the most severe continuing effects of slavery, segregation and other extreme forms of racism. Full text...

  • African staff accuse UN of discrimination
    13 july 2001 22:45:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- The UN, which prides itself as an organisation founded to promote harmony in human relations, has been accused of racial discrimination, intolerance and bigotry against its employees. Full text...

  • ANC slams DA for lack of equal representation
    04 july 2001 16:46:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The provincial leadership of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape has accused the ruling Democratic Alliance (DA) of failing to tackle racism in the region. Full text...

  • South Africa's Ambassador to Germany labelled "nigger"
    27 june 2001 20:46:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Ambassador to Germany, Sibusiso Bengu, has flayed racists in Germany ahead of a one-day visit to Berlin by President Thabo Mbeki coming up Thursday. Full text...

  • SACP urges release of jailed pupil as victim of racism
    06 june 2001 19:16:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- There is need for an extensive campaign to eradicate racism in South Africa's education system, a senior official of the South African Communist Party (SACP) said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Minister gives brief on World Conference against Racism
    30 may 2001 10:03:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The upcoming World Conference against Racism must ensure that meaningful progress is made in the fight against all forms of racism, South Africa's Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma has said. Full text...

  • Countdown to international conference against racism
    24 april 2001 22:12:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The African delegation to the International Conference on Racism in August will highlight issues of poverty, racism and gender. Full text...

  • South African NGOs mobilise civil society against racism
    24 april 2001 15:01:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Non-Government Organisations Coalition (SANGOCO), has brought together representatives of major sporting bodies, Churches, women, labour, youth and other civic organisations at a preparatory meeting in Johannesburg, to tackle racism in South Africa. Full text...

  • South African youths march against racism in sport
    20 april 2001 22:02:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The Youth League of the ANC Friday led a large march to the office of Cape Town Mayor Peter Marais in support of efforts of the South African Football Association to play football at the Newlands rugby stadium. Full text...

  • South African civil society to unite against racism
    20 april 2001 09:02:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- As civil society organisations prepare to converge on Durban for the World Conference Against Racism's NGO Forum in August, South African civil society will be uniting to face the challenges of transforming racism in the country. Full text...

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