British-Pakistanis call out racism in UK after cricketer Azeem Rafiq shares ordeal of harassment and bullying

Published Nov 22 2021 at 11:00 AM GMT
  • Kayas Irshad, a British-Pakistani actor and filmmaker based in London, was excited when he got his first job aged 17 at a retail company.
  • But his enthusiasm soon turned to dread.
  • He says his supervisor picked on him in a racist way as he was the only Pakistani employee, and he was not asked along when other staff members went out together after work.
  • Kayas reported the behaviour to his company’s human resources department, but nothing was done, he said, and he ended up leaving the job after four….



  • Published Nov 22, 2021 11:00 AM GMT