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Pinterest pays $22.5mn to settle gender discrimination suit

SAN FRANCISCO: Popular online bulletin board Pinterest will pay former chief operating officer Francoise Brougher $20 million in a deal reached to settle a gender discrimination suit. The settlement includes Pinterest investing another $2.5 million to increase the presence of

Britain’s first hijab-wearing mayor resigns over discrimination

LONDON: Britain’s first hijab-wearing mayor has resigned over discrimination. Rakhia Ismail accused the local leadership of discriminating when she resigned as mayor of Islington, and now, eight years later, she has resigned as a councilor. According to Ismail, she raised

Nawazuddin Siddiqui reveals facing discrimination due to his caste

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has said that despite his fame in movies, he faces discrimination due to his caste. During an interview, the Bollywood star said that his grandmother belonged to a lower caste and that is why she

Discrimination during pandemic

The WHO has warned that it has received complaints of discrimination and racism during the coronavirus pandemic. This is clearly visible in India where the COVID-19 outbreak has provided another opportunity to launch a fresh attack on the Muslim community.

US stops, harasses Iranian citizens at airports

LOS ANGELES: Numerous reports have emerged of Iranian-American citizens being stopped at USA airports amid tensions between the USA and Iran. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a Muslim advocacy group provided legal assistance to more than 60 travelers who

Restaurant apologizes after refusing to serve Hindu women

KARACHI: Restaurant on the superhighway last month refused to serve the women from the Hindu belief.  A restaurant in Thatta has apologized to a group of women for refusing to serve them because they are Hindus. This discriminatory act was