Racism has become more acceptable since Brexit vote, United Nations warns

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Extreme views are gaining ground in mainstream political parties, special rapporteur says.

Racism and religious intolerance has become more acceptable in Britain in the wake of the Brexit referendum, a United Nationsexpert has warned.

At the end of an 11-day visit investigating the impact of Brexit on racial equality in the UK, the UN special rapporteur on racism reported a “notable shift” in attitudes.

“A Brexit-related trend that threatens racial equality in the UK has been the growth in the acceptability of explicit racial, ethnic and religious intolerance,” said E Tendayi Achiume.

One thought on “Racism has become more acceptable since Brexit vote, United Nations warns

  • 19th May 2018 at 8:36 am
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    Very disingenuous.

    Yes, there’s more racism in the UK now. It’s been imported by immigrants from nations who hate each other and who hate Jews – Africans, Arabs and Asians particularly.

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