0 Have your say Kalidou Koulibaly is a rangy 27-year-old defender whose recent performances for Italian side Napoli have caught the eye of some of the world’s biggest clubs. Yet this season he has not only had to contend with the forays of opposition strikers, but also racist attacks from rival fans.A Frenchman born to Senegalese parents, Koulibaly was subjected to “animal noises” from kick-off when Napoli took on Inter Milan in December.With just under ten minutes left in the match, his frustration at the referee’s failure to act finally got the better of him. Koulibaly was sent off for sarcastically applauding the match official, his tormentors continuing to jeer him from the stands.When their punishment did arrive, however, it was swift and severe – Inter were ordered to play their next two home games in an empty stadium, the club and all its supporters held accountable for the behaviour of a vocal minority.It is this strict … [Read more...] about Insight: Should football clubs be shown the red card for sectarianism?
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Jon Gambrell, Associated Press Updated 7:55 am CDT, Friday, March 15, 2019 A police officer patrols at a cordon near a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days," as authorities detained four people and defused explosive devices in what appeared to be a carefully planned attack. less A police officer patrols at a cordon near a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. Multiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday ... more Photo: Mark Baker, AP Photo: Mark Baker, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of … [Read more...] about Mosque killer’s rifles bore white-supremacist references
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics Supported by ByTrip Gabriel Jan. 10, 2019 Years before President Trump forced a government shutdown over a border wall, triggering a momentous test of wills in Washington, Representative Steve King of Iowa took to the House floor to show off a model of a 12-foot border wall he had designed. And long before Mr. Trump demonized immigrants — accusing Mexico of exporting criminals and calling for an end to birthright citizenship — Mr. King turned those views into talking points, with his use of misleading data about victims of undocumented immigrants and demeaning remarks about Latinos. Immigration is Mr. Trump’s go-to issue, his surest connection to his most faithful supporters, and his prime-time address … [Read more...] about Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics