UN Demands UK Schools to Halt Religion-Based Pupil Selection

The United Nations has called on schools in the United Kingdom to end the selective admission of students based on their faith and provided other recommendations to prevent religious discrimination in schools across the country.

Holy Hijinks: How One Lawmaker's Bible Prank Turned into an Ethics Inquiry!

An Arizona representative, who is also a minister, is under investigation by the state’s House of Representatives for staging a prank involving the Bible.

State Representative Stephanie Stahl Hamilton, a Democrat and a Presbyterian Minister, is facing an ethics complaint for her playful prank, where camera footage saw her hiding Bibles from her fellow representatives in unusual places, like under the table or inside a refrigerator.

Beard Ban Backlash: Muslim Security Guard Sues US State Department

A lawsuit was filed against the State Department of the US government for discriminating against a guard when he was allegedly forced to shave his beard to keep his job at the agency.

The case was filed on May 3rd by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on behalf of security guard Devin Brooks against the US State Department and State Secretary Anthony Blinken. The suit stated that the agency “denied permission to maintain a beard longer than ½ inch,” as required by Brook’s Islamic faith.

Tech Industry or Caste System? Legal Case Sheds Light on Discrimination

Almost three years after a Dalit engineer in California filed a case against Cisco and his two supervisors for caste discrimination, the state’s Civil Rights Department voluntarily dismissed the case against the two Cisco engineers but decided to keep the lawsuit against the tech giant.

UK Man Jailed for Casteist Slurs in Social Media Post

A man in the UK was arrested for posting casteist slurs on social media, making it the first time someone was convicted for caste-based discrimination in Britain.

Georgia Becomes First US State to Officially Condemn "Hinduphobia"

Georgia made history as the first state in the US to take a legislative measure condemning Hinduphobia when the state’s General Assembly filed a resolution denouncing it.

Proposal to Outlaw Caste Discrimination Sparks Backlash Against CA Senator

A lawmaker introduced an anti-caste discrimination bill in California’s Senate on March 22 amidst persisting caste discrimination in the United States and other parts of the world. If passed, the state would become the first in the country to outlaw caste discrimination explicitly.