Apartheid Current Affairs, GK & News

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On 21st March 2022, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has been observed. This day is observed annually across the globe. Overview: In 1960, on this day, at a peaceful demonstration against the apartheid pass laws in South Africa the police opened fire which resulted in 69 deaths, and 180 injuries. In ..

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Who was ‘Desmond Tutu’?

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, died at the age of 90 on December 27, 2021. Highlights Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his opposition to racial discrimination in South Africa. In 1997, He was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent surgery. Tutu was subsequently hospitalized multiple times to undergo treatment for ..

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Apartheid State: The Israel-Palestine Conflict

Israel has been recently banning the human rights groups in the country that called Israel to be an apartheid state. Apartheid Apartheid is a system of institutionalized racial segregation. Israel and Apartheid Analogy Israel is being criticized to be an Apartheid State for its actions against Palestinians. The actions of Israel occupying the West Bank ..

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2019

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2019 was observed on March 21st with the theme Mitigating and countering rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies. Racist extremist movements which promote populist, nationalist agendas are spreading in various parts of the world, fueling racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, often targeting migrants ..

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Palestine takes over chairmanship of G77

Palestine has taken over the chairmanship of G77 from Egypt. Palestine will be formally elected chair at the annual G77 ministerial meeting, scheduled to take place in mid-September. The chairmanship of the G77 is based on the system of geographical rotation. 2019 was Asia’s turn and the Asian group had unanimously endorsed Palestine. Egypt was ..

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