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DM Weekly Digest 14/04/22

UK to send asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing


Deal to outsource process, described by Labour as ‘unworkable and unethical’, among range of measures to be unveiled.  Read more here


WHO chief blames racism for greater focus on Ukraine than Ethiopia


Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says world ‘is not treating the human race the same way’ amid Tigray crisis.  Read more here


Committed campaigner receives honorary degree for work with Bristol disability community


A disability campaigner who has dedicated the last 20 years of his life to helping others has received an honorary degree from his alma mater, the University of Bristol.  Read more here


Gender pay gap in Jersey has widened, panel finds


The Gender Pay Gap Review Panel found "little to no progress has been made to close the gender pay gap" since its review in 2019.  Read more here


Leo Varadkar: "LGBT community very worried" over Sligo murders


The Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said the LGBT community is worried after two murders suspected to be motivated by hate in Sligo this week.  Read more here


"The way my brain is wired helps me do better": neurodiversity at Dstl


AJ, a principal software engineer with Asperger's Syndrome and dyslexia, shares his experience of working at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.  Read more here


Scottish cricket: Confidential survey announced in independent review of racism


Sportscotland's independent review of racism in Scottish cricket started in January; confidential survey will help the review team understand experiences and shape a high-level report about anything needed to address racism inequalities and discrimination.  Read more here


'Amnesty International UK exhibits institutional racism,' review finds


Amnesty International UK “exhibits institutional racism” and previously “failed to properly embed equality, inclusion and anti-racism” throughout the organisation, an independent inquiry has said.  Read more here


LSH Auto recognised for dedication to diversity and inclusion


LSH Auto has been recognised nationally as a leader in Diversity and Inclusion as part of the UK’s biggest motor trade awards.  Read more here


Time to showcase Wales' diversity to a wider audience


Cardiff changemaker Coco is glad to see awareness raised with the new WalesOnline Diversity and Inclusion Awards.  Read more here