Malaga goalkeeper Carlos Kameni has claimed that racism is still a problem in the top flight of Spanish football.

(source: sportsmole.co.uk)

The 33-year-old started his professional career with French side Le Havre, but has played in La Liga since 2004, when he made the move to Espanyol.

The 71-time Cameroon international has made more than 300 first-team appearances during his time at Espanyol and latterly Malaga, who he has represented since 2012.

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On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination the world of sport joins the United Nations (UN) to strengthen its stand on human rights.

(source: farenet.org)

The day is annually observed on 21 March and was proclaimed on 1966 after Sharpeville massacre (1960), in which the police killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid “pass laws” (source: farenet.org).

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A WELL-KNOWN indigenous Australian was sent an envelope, and scrawled on the front was her name followed by the words “dirty black abbo”.

The story of Nova Peris, an Australian athlete and former politician, is one of many horrific tales that have emerged on Harmony Day under the social media hashtag #FreedomOfSpeech.

The trending hashtag was started by Australian author and journalist Benjamin Law, who asked Australians to share their stories in the wake of a significant freedom of speech ruling.

(source: heraldsun.com.au)

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"They made me a prisoner in Tripoli - he says - while I tried to embark for Europe. For six months I was filled with barrels and then the 'regulars' have freed me."

Today he plays in Trastevere Football (Rome): a true story against racism.

(the following article is in italian)

(source: santegidio.org)

"Vorrei una vita un po’ più normale, adesso posso riuscirci grazie a Roma e al calcio". Sì perché anche un posto in serie D può cambiare la vita di un ragazzo, se ti hanno ucciso il padre davanti agli occhi, sei stato torturato dall’Isis e sei arrivato in Italia su un barcone: "Erano tre, uno è affondato, noi siamo stati salvati e portati in Sardegna. Da lì cominciata la mia avventura in Italia".

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Fincantieri, team of Palermo, they are tight around Amara Touré, 14 year old native of Mali (now alone in Sicily after crossing the Mediterranean), targeted last week during the game with Dattilo team. The "no" to racism experienced by the children of Fincantieri with an initiative much symbolic as practical, accompanied by a slogan that is worth a thousand words: "We are all Amara." 

(the following article is in italian)

(source: PalermoToday)

Più della sanzione però fa notizia il “no” al razzismo manifestato dai ragazzi della Fincantieri con un’iniziativa tanto simbolica quanto concreta, accompagnata da uno slogan che vale mille parole: "Siamo tutti Amara".

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