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10/28/2011
USA: Starbucks has to pay $75K for firing dwarf barmaid
The Starbucks Coffee Company has paid $75,000 to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to settle a lawsuit for unlawfully denying a reasonable accommodation to a woman with dwarfism, according to a press release.
10/27/2011
Renaming ceremony for "unwanted" girls
A central Indian district held a renaming ceremony for 285 girls that have been named like "Nakusa" or "Nakushi," which mean "unwanted" in Hindi.
10/20/2011
USA: City of Detroit struggles to keep lights on
Many swaths of the city remained largely dark at night after vandals destroyed transformers in nearly every streetlight pole that powers them.
10/16/2011
Saudi Arabia: Soccer-player arrested for Jesus-tattoo
Colombian-born Juan Pablo Pino was arrested by the Saudi moral police after customers in a Riyadh shopping mall expressed outrage over the sports player's religious tattoos, which included the face of Jesus of Nazareth on his arm.
10/14/2011
Italy: Short summary of the Amanda Knox case
A more objective view of the case shows two completely innocent people spending four years in prison for a crime without any evidence whatsoever and a complicit media that deliberately and willingly created "Foxy Knoxy", the "angel faced killer with ice cold eyes" which never existed.
10/06/2011
USA: Obama prefers basketball over ethics
President Barack Obama told an audience on September 27 that he was “not always the very best student” and that ethics “would not have made it on the list” of his favorite subjects.
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England Riots: Who were the rioters?

This text was excerpted from: Black and Asian rioters disproportionately involved in disturbances, Tom Whitehead, The Telegraph, 2011

46% of those appearing in court for crimes during the 2011 England riots were from black or mixed black backgrounds, 42% were white and 7% were Asian.

_One in three adult rioters were claiming unemployment benefits, compared with a 12 per cent national average, and 160 rioters were in receipt of disability or incapacity allowances.

Editor's note: According to the 2001 census, the population in the UK is 92% white, 4% South Asian, 2% black and 1,2% mixed.

Black and Asian rioters disproportionately involved in disturbancesTom WhiteheadThe Telegraph10/24/2011
2001 Census ethnicity resultsWikipedia2012
2011 England riotsWikipedia2012
These follow-up articles used this article as a reference:
Era of Mass Immigration is Over02/01/2012
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