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    A petition launched to prevent Kanye West from playing the closing ceremony of the Pan American Games in Toronto later this month has now reached the 50,000 signature mark.The Pan Am...

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    Relatives of deaths in police custody victims have called on UK Home Secretary Theresa May to involve them in a newly announced investigation into the scandal.The mother of Olaseni Lewis, a 23-year-...

  • Internet trolling is 'emotional terrorism and it's getting worse'

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    In the past nine months, Brianna Wu has received no fewer than 108 death threats. The majority of these have come through Twitter.That's why Wu, a video game developer, is calling for websites...

  • 'Authorities in denial about racism in Russian football'

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    Russian football officials need to do more to combat racism and have so far failed to fully grasp what it means, according to a United Nations official.Racism in the 2018 World Cup host nation was...

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Scrap 'unjust' UK benefit sanctions says new report

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Shooters of colour are ‘terrorists’, but not the white gunmen

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Code of conduct to protect rights of internet users

Miguel Helft and John Markoff Internet giants, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and a group of human rights and public interest organisations plan to introduce a global code of conduct today that they say...