French municipal candidate gets prison sentence for ‘monkey’ racism

A former candidate in France’s recent municipal elections who likened the nation’s justice minister, who identifies as black, to a monkey was sentenced to nine months in jail for hate speech.

The National Front, a party that has often come

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South African cabinet denounces ‘recent acts of racism’

Recent acts of racism in the country should be strongly condemned, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane said on Thursday.

In a statement following Wednesday’s fortnightly Cabinet meeting, Chabane said this should especially be stamped out in school classrooms.

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