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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (20 July – 3 August 2022)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. Find these stories and all others since 2014 on our searchable database, the Register of Racism and Resistance. ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 20 July: The House of Lords Justice and

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Submission to the Independent Investigation into antisemitism within NUS

Earlier this year, an independent investigation into antisemitism within the NUS was set up under the direction of Rebecca Tuck QC. Below is the IRR’s submission. 1. Background and context The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) was established as an independent educational charity in 1958 to carry out research, publish and collect resources on race

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Fortnightly Bulletin

Policing: A growing culture of extremism?

IRR News 8 – 21 July 2022 If you’ve kept up with the news from Germany this week, you will have heard that the soldier Franco Albrecht has been convicted of planning to attack senior politicians and public figures while posing as a Syrian refugee. This story and other concerning trends within policing and the

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (6 – 20 July 2022)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. Find these stories and all others since 2014 on our searchable database, the Register of Racism and Resistance. ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights 7 July: The European Court of Human Rights

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Press Release

Racism, radicalisation and Europe’s ‘Thin Blue Line’

  In a double-length lead article of the July issue of Race & Class, IRR director Liz Fekete warns of a deepening ‘culture of extremism’ amongst police officers across Europe, highlighting numerous cases of racist and misogynistic attitudes and far right entryism amongst police officers.     In Racism, Radicalisation and Europe’s ‘Thin Blue Line’,

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Comment

The Rwanda deal: brutalising asylum seekers

  The plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda, described by the African Union as ‘xenophobic and completely unacceptable’, is just the latest and most extreme policy to feature in a long and worsening tale of cruelty unleashed by successive British governments on refugees, writes Tim Naor Hilton of Refugee Action. It’s a story that started

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Fortnightly Bulletin

The Rwanda deal and a war on refugees

IRR News 24 June – 7 July 2022 With official accounts listing at least 27 wars currently raging across the world, including notably the first war in Europe since the Balkan Wars of the early 1990s, we must not forget that these wars have also spawned another overarching global war – namely the ‘war on

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (22 June – 6 July 2022)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. Find these stories and all others since 2014 on our searchable database, the Register of Racism and Resistance. ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights    26 June: In Scotland, an independent inquiry into

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (8 – 22 June 2022)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. Find these stories and all others since 2014 on our searchable database, the Register of Racism and Resistance. ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights    7 June: Despite twenty-six prosecution witnesses failing to

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Fortnightly Bulletin

What would Pearl Prescod’s generation think?

IRR News 10 – 23 June 2022 The IRR is thrilled to launch this week a new Black history project on the life of Caribbean-British actor, singer and civil rights campaigner Pearl Prescod. Pearl Prescod: a Black life lived large, featured in today’s guardian online, records the achievements of the first Black female player at

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