How TV Affects the Brains of Young Children. Catch up. About Our Campaign. Show Racism the Red Card is the UK’s anti-racism educational charity and was established in January 1996.
The organisation utilises the high-profile status of football and football players to help tackle racism in society. The majority of the campaign’s output is the delivery of education to young people and adults in their schools, their workplaces and at events held in football stadiums. Across Britain, Show Racism the Red Card delivers training to more than 50,000 individuals per year. In addition to the direct education of young people and adults, Show Racism the Red Card produces resources which help promote a message of understanding.
Films featuring professional football players such as Thierry Henry, Samuel Eto’o and Ryan Giggs address a range of issues surrounding racism. Show Racism the Red Card works extensively across Great Britain and has offices in North East England, East England (also covering South East England and London), Scotland (Glasgow) and Wales (Cardiff). Partizan Belgrade in hot water over anti-Semitic banner. Serbian club's fans raised racist banner in a match against Tottenham, a club associated with British Jews Supporters of the Serbian football club Partizan Belgrade have stirred controversy in a Thursday match against English club Tottenham Hotspur after raising a large anti-Semitic banner, reading "Only Jews and Pussies" – alluding to the Spurs' traditional association with a strong Jewish support base.
The banner's phrasing and design indicate it refers to 1980's British situation comedy "Only Fools and Horses". Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, described the banner as "a shame, very disrespectful and unacceptable. " Tottenham's Jewish connection has been long woven into the club identity, with even non-Jewish supporters identifying themselves as "Yids" or "Yid Army". The management furthermore promised to locate and ban the offending fans. The match between Belgrade and Tottenham ended in 0-0. The Iconoclast. I'm a fascist, not a racist, says Paolo di Canio. As a boy, di Canio was initiated as an "ultra", or extreme supporter, of SS Lazio (the initials stand for Societá Sportiva), a team founded by Italian army officers in 1900 and the preferred club of Benito Mussolini, "Il Duce", one of the founders of fascism.
The player has, in his autobiography, praised Mussolini as "basically a very principled, ethical individual" who was "deeply misunderstood". He has the word "Dux", the Latin equivalent of "Duce", tattooed on his arm. Lazio's connection with fascists has not waned over the years. When di Canio gave his first salute, in a game against the city's other major club, Lazio's hated rivals AS Roma, last January, the crowd included Il Duce's granddaughter Alessandra Mussolini.
"What a delightful Roman salute! " Domestic abuse: Police 'nearly overwhelmed' by increase. Image copyright PA Police in England and Wales are on the verge of being "overwhelmed" by "staggering" increases in reports of domestic abuse, inspectors say.
Recorded cases rose 31% between 2013 and 2015, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) said. It said this had led to "excessive" workloads and affected the quality and speed of investigations in some forces. Meanwhile, a separate HMIC report found 31 out of 43 forces must improve their protection of vulnerable people. HM Inspector of Constabulary Zoe Billingham's report is a follow-up to one published by HMIC in March 2014, which highlighted "significant weaknesses" in the service police gave domestic abuse victims.
The new report notes improvements since then, including a 31% increase in "domestic abuse related crimes" recorded by police - from 269,700 in the year to August 2013, to 353,100 in the year to March 2015. There has also been a "determined effort" by police to make domestic abuse a priority, the report adds. Biological expl of aggression. Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe 'facing Broadmoor exit' Image copyright Getty Images Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe's mental health has improved and he could be returned to jail.
The serial killer, 69, who was convicted of murdering 13 women, has been housed at high-security Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire since 1984. The BBC understands a report by medical experts suggests he be moved from the psychiatric unit to prison. The Ministry of Justice said the final decision would be made by Justice Secretary Michael Gove. Decisions to move prisoners from secure hospitals are based on "clinical assessments" by independent medical staff, it said. Any transfer back to prison is likely to take in the region of six months. The son of Sutcliffe's first victim Wilma McCann said he was willing to leave the decision to medical experts and had let go the anger over what had happened to his mother. Richard McCann said: "My initial thoughts were that, in the grand scheme of things, it doesn't really change a great deal for us; it does not bring Mum back.