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.

‘Islamophobia worse’ five years after deadly van attack at London mosque
19 June 22
On the anniversary of the 2017 attack on worshippers at the Finsbury Park mosque which killed Makram Ali, its chair warns that Islamophobia has intensified since the attack, and calls on authorities and police to take the issue seriously.
Source: Guardian
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Frome man hurled racist abuse and curry at food van
18 June 22
A 53-year-old man from Frome is convicted of racially aggravated threats and criminal damage after ordering from a food van in December 2020, when he shouted racist abuse at the mixed-Caribbean vendor, threw food and attacked the van with a hammer..
Source: Somerset Live
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Man spat at police officers and hurled racist abuse
17 June 22
A 30-year-old man is jailed after pleading guilty to a racially aggravated public order offence, assault on an emergency worker and criminal damage to a police vehicle for racially abusing, assaulting and spitting at officers arresting him in Huyton on 15 June on suspicion of domestic violence.
Source: Liverpool Echo
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Boscombe man banned from entering Sovereign Centre by courts
15 June 22
A 53-year-old man from Boscombe is convicted of racially aggravated public order offences and a drunk and disorderly charge following instances of verbal abuse in April and December 2021
Source: Bournemouth Echo
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Stroud Against Racism condemn racist abuse on Ukrainian flag at St Giles church
15 June 22
Two community organisations – Stroud Against Racism and Stroud Ukraine Refugee Support – speak out against the defacing of a Ukrainian flag, taken down from its post outside St Giles Church in Uley, Gloucestershire, and covered with racist words, on the night of 26 May.
Source: Gazette
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Asian youngsters subjected to racist abuse in Falkirk park
13 June 22
A 21-year-old man pleads guilty to racially abusing a group of Asian children and teenagers in Callendar Park, Falkirk in April 2021. The Falkirk Sheriff Court fines him £180.
Source: The Falkirk Herald
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK, Scotland
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Drinker threatened to burn man’s house down and racially abused him
13 June 22
York crown court sentences a 56-year-old man, convicted of racially aggravated intentional harassment and carrying a knife on 4 March 2022, to three years in jail in light of his close to 350 prior convictions, including many for similar offences.
Source: The York Press
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Corby woman’s shame after racist attack at Butlin’s
1 June 22
A 30-year-old woman from Corby is convicted of assault against two police officers and the racially aggravated assault of a security guard at Skegness Butlin’s in March 2021, given a 10-week suspended prison sentence, and ordered to do 100 hours of unpaid work and fined £505.
Source: Northamptonshire Telegraph
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Drunk man with 266 previous convictions in court again after he launched ‘tirade’ of racist abuse
1 June 22
Birmingham Crown Court sentences a 51-year-old man to 10 months in jail for racially abusing and threatening violence against New Street Station staff in April 2022. He holds 266 prior convictions, including some for similar charges.
Source: Birmingham Mail
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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GP tells of ‘heartbreaking’ arson attack and racist graffiti
30 May 22
Dr Aman Amir talks about the harm to the community caused by an arson and racist graffiti attack on his GP practice building in Knowsley, Merseyside, on 24 February 2022.
Source: Pulse Today
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Documenta offices attacked – ArtReview
28 May 22
Racist graffiti, including death threats, is sprayed inside the offices of the art project Documenta 15, in Kassel, Germany. The arts centre, currently hosting an Indonesian project, recently cancelled an event on ‘anti-Muslim and anti-Palestinian racism’ after what it claimed were unjustified ‘accusations and insinuations’ of antisemitism in relation to support artists’ support for Palestine and BDS.
Source: Art Review
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Germany
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Jonathan Liddle jailed after racially aggravated Wingate assault
26 May 22
A 29-year-old man from Wingate, County Durham is sentenced to 22 weeks in jail for a racially aggravated assault in July 2021, and is ordered to pay a £128 victim surcharge.
Source: The Northern Echo
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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‘In no city have I felt as unsafe as Berlin’: opera singer sues metro over racism claims
22 May 22
A German-American opera singer is suing Berlin’s public transport company, BVG for racial discrimination, saying he has been physically abused by outsourced ticket inspectors, who are also accused of causing another passenger a crushed shoulder blade, broken collar bone and two broken ribs in an assault in December 2020.
Source: Guardian
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Germany
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British Asian dad suffers racist abuse and threatened with brick in Orpington park
18 May 22
A 58-year-old British Asian man is threatened with racist slurs and a brick by two men in Priory Gardens, Orpington. A park warden intervenes and no arrests are made.
Source: Evening Standard
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: UK
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Pietrasanta, racist raid by minors: kicks and punches against a disabled migrant.
17 May 22
In Lucca, Italy, a 29-year old mentally disabled man from Ghana is attacked in a public park in Pietrasanta by six people, five of them minors, who film the attack, including racist comments, and post it on social media.
Source: La Repubblica
Category: RACIAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Country: Italy
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