Cricket scandal: in the UK ordinary racism is no longer tolerated

LONDON LETTER Former cricketer Azeem Rafiq testifies at a parliamentary hearing on sport governance in London on November 16, 2021. AP Great unpacking in the midst of British cricket – a national passion. Azeem Rafiq, a former professional Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) player, dared to accuse the club of “Institutional racism”. Since then, heads … Read more

The Chamber against Discrimination and Racism sanctions Anderlecht and Bruges

Their supporters chanted hateful songs during their duel (1-1) played at Lotto Park on October 3. Mauves fans also threw cups at opposing players. The RSCA and the Club both received an alternative sentence in order to raise awareness. RSC Anderlecht supporters sang the song “alle boeren zijn homo’s” (“all peasants are gay”) three times … Read more

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