Tagged: International Day for the Elimination of Racism

‘Report: 72% of incidents of racism in Israel against Arabs,’ Ma’an News Agency (Palestine), 20 March 2014

The 2014 Racism Report has been released, documenting cases of racism in Israel over the past 12 months. The report revealed that 72% of all documented cases of racism in the country are direct against Arabs. This marks an 18% increase from the year prior, and while the total number of instances decreased from the 2013 report, Nidal Othman, from the Coalition Against Racism in Israel that publishes the report, is concerned that instances of racism are becoming more difficult to detect because of their changing nature (ie. over social networking websites). Continue reading

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