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Turkey denounces Israel’s Jewish nation-state law as racist

ANKARA: Turkey on Thursday said Israel was trying to form “an apartheid state”, and denounced as racist a new law declaring that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country. A spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan called on the international community “to react to this injustice happening in front of the entire world’s eyes” after the Israeli Knesset passed the “nation-state” law on Thursday, angering Palestinians. Turkey and Israel have long been at loggerheads over Israel’s policy toward the…

UK’s top supermarket worker arrested over ‘racist’ Snapchat video about Pakistanis

LONDON: A worker of Sainsbury's, one of the top supermarket chains in the UK, has been arrested following his video containing extreme racial rant against Pakistani customers went viral on the social media. Joshua Dryden sent out the horrendous outburst, claiming that Asian customers, , are always looking for bargains, the BBC reported. Dryden was heard swearing in the Snapchat video, and moaning about customers wanting items "as cheap as possible". Derbyshire Police said a 20-year-old man has been arrested for…

US cop who said ‘we only kill black people’ loses job

WASHINGTON: A Georgia police lieutenant who faced being fired over racially charged comments about black people captured on dash-cam footage has announced his retirement, according to local media. In the video Lieutenant Greg Abbott told a woman who feared moving her hands during a traffic stop not to worry because "we only kill black people." Told she could pick up her cell phone, the woman said she did not want to move her hands because she has seen "way too many videos of cops." "But you're not black," Abbott…

Urawa hit by fresh racist scandal

TOKYO: Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds have been forced to announce again that they will not tolerate racism, after an apparent fan posted an insulting tweet against a rival team black Brazilian striker.