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A threat to public safety: policing, racism and the Covid-19 pandemic

A threat to public safety: policing, racism and the Covid-19 pandemic

  A new report from the IRR and Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) suggests that policing during the Covid-19 pandemic undermines public health measures whilst disproportionately targeting Black and Minority Ethnic communities.     A threat to public safety: policing, racism and the Covid-19 pandemic raises concerns about the policing of the pandemic

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (26 August – 8 September 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 25 August: Proposed migration legislation in Greece paves the way for extra fines and fees for asylum seekers and migrants who submit late applications as well as organisations

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (12 -26 August 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Afghanistan crisis 12 August: Germany, France and the Netherlands all temporarily halt deportations to Afghanistan as the Taliban makes sweeping gains.  (Al Jazeera, 12 August 2021) 16 August: The Conservative Austrian interior

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (30 July – 12 August 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP  Asylum and migrant rights 31 July: In Germany the North Rhine-Westphalia federal court rules that two previously rejected asylum applications can be reheard, despite the asylum seekers having travelled first through Italy, because

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Racial democracy?

Simon Stevens and racial equality in the NHS As NHS England bids farewell to its chief executive Simon Stevens, Black health activist Wayne Farah takes a critical look at the direction of travel on racial equality under his leadership. Simon Stevens, who stepped down as NHS chief executive at the end of July, is lionised

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (15 – 29 July 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 14 July: The immigration minister states that more than 6 million European citizens have applied for settled status, but there are almost 6,000 cases outstanding for over a year,

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (1 – 15 July 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and Migrant rights 1 July:  At least two hundred undocumented migrants mark the 100th day of an occupation at two universities and a church in Brussels, Belgium. Some are too weak to

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Neoliberalism, nativism and power

  Contributions to the July 2021 issue of Race & Class grapple with the violence of neoliberalism, the workings of racial capitalism, the normalisation of xenophobia from Sangatte to Soweto and the bases for forging necessary unities of struggle.   Outbreaks of xenophobic violence against migrants in South Africa since 2008 have resulted in tens

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (17 June – 1 July 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM, MIGRATION, BORDERS & CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 15 June: A refugee family win their case against HMRC for child tax credit backdated to their date of arrival, after waiting six years for refugee status. (The

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Where does ‘Fortress Britain’ begin and end?

  IRR’s Anya Edmond-Pettitt along with GISTI’s Maël Galisson and Frances Timberlake from Refugee Women’s Centre & Refugee Rights Europe continue our investigation into migrant deaths at the UK borders, pointing to UK complicity in deaths on the Continent, including the tragic loss of life of infants Artin Rasul, Mawda Shawri and Aleksandra Hazhar. On

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