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Africa needs to step up economic integration: Report

Anadolu Agency 19 Apr 2021
The report welcomed the recent endorsement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by more than 50 African countries ... The report said for free trade to happen seamlessly, African countries need to implement the Protocol on the Free Movement of People, which will in ...
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Covid-19 pandemic impetus for greater regional integration, African countries told at presentation of regional integration index report

Reliefweb 19 Apr 2021
Alhaji Rashid Kibowa, Director of Trade at the East African Community Secretariat, said the Index report has great potential to address the three major challenges currently facing the continent ... the low levels of intra-African trade and the proliferation of non-tariff barriers.
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UN rights experts slam British report attempting to 'normalize white supremacy'

Urdu Point 19 Apr 2021
The experts called on the British government to categorically reject the report's findings and to ensure the "accurate reflection of historical facts" as they relate to past tragedies and atrocities, in particular slavery, the trade in enslaved Africans and colonialism.
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UK race report attempted to normalise white supremacy: UN experts

Al Jazeera 19 Apr 2021
The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent said on ... The UN working group, meanwhile, poured scorn on what it described as the report’s “mythical representation of enslavement”, saying it was “an attempt to sanitise the history of the trade in enslaved Africans”.
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UN Experts Scathing About 'Tone-Deaf' UK Report on Racial Equality

Voa News 19 Apr 2021
"In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into ... They denounced the report's "mythical representation of enslavement" as a bid to sanitize the history of trade in enslaved Africans by the former colonial power.
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UN: UK Review Seeks to ‘Normalize White Supremacy’

Kayhan 19 Apr 2021
"In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into ... They denounced the report’s "mythical representation of enslavement” as a bid to sanitize the history of trade in enslaved Africans by the former colonial power.
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Race report ‘attempts to normalise white supremacy’ – UN human rights experts

Belfast Telegraph 19 Apr 2021
“In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into fact, twisting data ... The UN experts said the report’s “mythical representation of enslavement is an attempt to sanitise the history of the trade in enslaved Africans”.
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UN experts slam UK report for repackaging 'racist tropes'

Hindustan Times 19 Apr 2021
The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent said Monday that it ... working group also poured scorn on what it described as the report's “mythical representation of enslavement," saying it was "an attempt to sanitize the history of the trade in enslaved Africans.".
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Race report: UN experts say conclusions could 'fuel racism'

BBC News 19 Apr 2021
The United Nations working group on people of African descent criticised the report's conclusion on institutional racism, calling it "an attempt to normalise white supremacy" ... The UN group also attacked the report's "attempt to sanitise the history of the trade in enslaved Africans".
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UK report ‘normalises white supremacy’, say UN rights experts

Business Day 19 Apr 2021
“In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into ... They denounced the report's “mythical representation of enslavement” as a bid to sanitise the history of trade in enslaved Africans by the former colonial power.
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UN experts scathing about Britain's 'tone deaf' report on racial equality

Straits Times 19 Apr 2021
"In 2021, it is stunning to read a report on race and ethnicity that repackages racist tropes and stereotypes into ... They denounced the report's "mythical representation of enslavement" as a bid to sanitise the history of trade in enslaved Africans by the former colonial power.
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UN body scathing about 'tone deaf' UK report on racial equality

The National 19 Apr 2021
UN human rights experts criticised a controversial report into racial inequality in Britain, calling it "tone deaf" and accusing it of normalising white supremacy ... The UN body said the report’s “mythical representation of enslavement is an attempt to sanitise the history of the trade in enslaved Africans”.
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UK Government Rebuts UN Experts' Criticism of Official Race and Ethnic Disparities Review

Urdu Point 19 Apr 2021
"Our view is that this report misrepresents the findings ... encourage everyone to read the original report in full ... In their statement, the UN experts also accused the commission of sanitizing the history of the African slave trade and took issue with the report's handling of data.
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United Nations experts condemn ‘shocking’ race report and call for Commission to be scrapped

The Independent 19 Apr 2021
The statement also attacks “the report’s mythical representation of enslavement is an attempt to sanitize the history of the trade in enslaved Africans”.
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UN group has ‘misrepresented’ race report findings – Government

Belfast Telegraph 19 Apr 2021
“We are disappointed that the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent has grossly misrepresented the report’s ... The UN group also said the report’s “mythical representation of enslavement is an attempt to sanitise the history of the trade in enslaved Africans”.
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