Register of Racism and Resistance (RRR)

 

Welcome to the IRR’s Register of Racism and Resistance (RRR). Here you will find archived calendar entries dating back to 2014. Use the filtered search functions in the right sidebar or simply type a keyword, place or name into the search box below.

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Ukrainian refugee families in UK four times as likely to end up homeless
21 November 23
The British Red Cross reports that Ukrainian refugee families are four times as likely to experience homelessness this winter as their British counterparts, with 6,220 families expected to have applied for homelessness support by the end of this financial year.
Source: Guardian
Category: HOUSING | POVERTY | WELFARE
Country: UK
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Why did London School of Economics censor this article on Israel’s lobby?
20 November 23
The editors of an online blog at the London School of Economics are accused of censorship after rejecting an article by LSE professor James Hughes, an expert on political violence and terrorism, on the salience of Conservatives’ ‘deep contacts with Israel’ to the government’s stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The editors say the blog did not meet editorial guidelines, but they would consider a revised version. Electronic Intifada , 20 Novemb
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Category: CULTURE | MEDIA | SPORT
Country: UK
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German Police Arrest Teen For Planning Far-right Attack
20 November 23
In Germany , police arrest an 18-year-old man who repeatedly threatened to kill others in pursuit of far-right political goals. Police seize arms, munitions, computers and phones in a search of his house.
Source: Barron’s
Category: ANTI-FASCISM AND THE FAR RIGHT
Country: Germany
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15th consecutive rise in care population in England over past year, DfE data shows
20 November 23
Annual statistics from the Department for Education show that young people seeking asylum are increasingly placed in unregulated accommodation, as charities criticise reforms to supported accommodation as insufficient and discriminatory as they do not require 16 and 17-year-olds to be offered ‘care’.
Source: Community Care
Category: ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP
Country: UK
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Exeter pass CCTV footage to police after Ugo Monye alleges racial abuse
20 November 23
Rugby Union team Exeter Chiefs pass on CCTV footage to police after pundit and commentator Ugo Monye reported an incident in which a supporter ran towards him shouting racial slurs.
Source: Guardian
Category: CULTURE | MEDIA | SPORT
Country: UK
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OPEN LETTER: SAVE THE BERLIN MEMORIAL TO THE MURDERED SINTI AND ROMA OF EUROPE!
20 November 23
In Germany , support grows for a petition to save the Berlin memorial to the Sinti and Roma of Europe murdered under National Socialism as Deutsche Bahn pressures the Berlin senate to approve a new S-Bahn line directly under the site.
Source: Save Sinti Roma Memorial
Category: CULTURE | MEDIA | SPORT
Country: Germany
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Advocacy campaign: Migrant regularizations in Italy face significant delays
20 November 23
 A campaign is launched in  Italy  to protest the ‘terrible delays’ in the regularisation amnesty implemented in 2020 for undocumented workers. In Rome and Milan, fewer that 60% of requests for regularisation have been examined.
Source: InfoMigrants
Category: ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP
Country: Italy
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NHS England gives key role in handling patient data to US spy tech firm Palantir
20 November 23
The NHS hands over a key role in patient data management to US surveillance technology firm Palantir, which will work with Accenture to operate the new ‘federated data platform’ for at least five years. Palantir is known for its work with intelligence and military agencies and its multibillionaire chair Peter Thiel, who was a keen supporter of Trump’s presidential campaign.
Source: Guardian
Category: HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
Country: UK
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Families criticise UK government’s repatriation guidance in Gaza conflict
20 November 23
Families of British citizens fleeing Gaza express anger at government guidance telling them to leave non-British family members in Egypt, in some cases separating infants from their mothers, and apply for family reunion later, and that they must pay for flights and visas – visa fees alone for three adults and two children are £16,000, with no offers of fee waivers, in contrast with other evacuations.
Source: Guardian
Category: ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP
Country: UK
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Bedsit Britain: 160,000 people in England crammed into unlicensed housing
19 November 23
Intelligence compiled by local authorities indicates that nearly 160,000 people are living in hidden, overcrowded and sometimes dangerous bedsit accommodation in unlicensed large houses in multiple occupation, with up to ten sharing a bathroom and little fire protection.
Source: Guardian
Category: HOUSING | POVERTY | WELFARE
Country: UK
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UK universities paying millions in agent fees to secure international students
19 November 23
The Observer reveals that universities pay millions to recruit international students annually, with one university spending £28 million on agents’ fees last year, as one-fifth of annual income from UK universities comes from international students.
Source: Observer
Category: EDUCATION
Country: UK
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Police county lines strategy ‘cruelly targets’ black youth in UK
19 November 23
A study published by IRR finds that the Home Office’s approach to tackling county lines drug operations is based on unproven assumptions and ‘racialised tropes’ that criminalise Black boys and young men. Young Black people are six times more likely than any other ethnicity to be included in county lines safeguarding classifications.
Source: Observer
Category: POLICING | PRISONS | CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Country: UK
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MP Bob Stewart to stand down after racial abuse conviction
19 November 23
Tory MP Bob Stewart stands down after being found guilty of a racially aggravated public order offence during a row with a Bahraini activist.
Source: Guardian
Category: ELECTORAL POLITICS | GOVERNMENT POLICY
Country: UK
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Gaza protests targeting MPs ‘cross line into intimidation’, says Rachel Reeves
19 November 23
Labour shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves says that pro-Palestinian protesters ‘crossed the line from protest to intimidation’ by targeting MPs’ homes and offices, accusing them of acts of vandalism. Former Labour spin doctor Alistair Campbell accuses Green Party MPs of ‘nastiness’ and ‘intimidating behaviour’ for publishing a list of MPs who did not vote for a ceasefire.
Source: Guardian
Category: ELECTORAL POLITICS | GOVERNMENT POLICY
Country: UK
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MATT GOODWIN: The woke Left and extreme Islamism have joined forces to try to reshape society around values that are deeply divisive and unBritish
19 November 23
The Mail on Sunday publishes the first ‘post-sacking’ interview with Suella Braverman, who is encouraged to ‘let rip’, alongside a piece by academic Matthew Goodwin that accuses ‘the woke Left and extreme Islamism’ of joining ‘forces to try to reshape society around values that are deeply divisive and un-British’.
Source: Mail on Sunday
Category: CULTURE | MEDIA | SPORT
Country: UK
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