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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (27 April – 11 May 2022)

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       26 April: African students who fled Ukraine for France and are living in the city of Orléans, say they have only been granted one-month residence permits and told

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Fortnightly Bulletin

Fighting regressive legislation: No defeat is ever complete

IRR News 14 – 28 April 2022 The fact that within the last 72 hours opposition in the House of Lords to four bills, including the Nationality and Borders Bill and the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, has crumbled, is, to say the least, a setback for the struggle for racial and social justice.

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (13 – 27 April 2022)

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 13 April:  A private Home Office visa service apologises for a data breach after copying over 170 email addresses of visa applicants into a message detailing a

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Fortnightly Bulletin

IRR50 and the revolutionary act

IRR News 1 – 14 April 2022 Announced today, the deal with Rwanda (whose authorities British officials accused last year of killings, disappearances and torture), to relocate asylum seekers there, spells the end of the Refugee Convention in the UK and a return to the 1930s and ‘40s, when desperate refugees from Nazism were forced

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (29 March – 13 April 2022)

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 March: A progress report on the Windrush Lessons Learned Review finds the Home Office has failed to transform its culture as promised, criticising the lack of

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Press Release

IRR50 and the revolutionary act

  The April issue marks fifty years since the radical transformation of the IRR. IRR50 and the revolutionary act is framed by an editorial written by Joint Editor Jenny Bourne, who recounts one of the most significant steps in British race relations – the transformation of the Institute of Race Relations in 1972. This momentous

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Comment

Weaponising violence against women: from Ireland to Poland

  Sophia Siddiqui investigates how the murder of Ashling Murphy in Ireland was used by the far Right to push a racist and misogynistic agenda, and how this follows an all-too familiar pattern across Europe, now replicated at the Polish border, that grassroots groups are pushing back against. On 12 January, 23-year-old primary school teacher

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (16 – 29 March 2022)

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 17 March: As the Court of Appeal rejects the Home Office appeal against a ruling granting thousands of trafficking victims leave to remain in the UK, the

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Press Release

The Register of Racism and Resistance

The IRR is pleased to launch the Register of Racism and Resistance (RRR), a unique searchable database that documents key developments in racism and community action since 2014. The RRR database contains over seven year’s worth of the IRR’s Calendar of Racism and Resistance entries across themes including policing, the far right, asylum and migration,

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