Institute of Race Relations

Calendar of Racism and Resistance (15 – 28 July 2020)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS AND POLICING 17 July: Around 1,500 people protest in Berlin in support of BLM and to protest police brutality.…

Two weeks of horror in Urban House: Wakefield Covid-19 outbreak

John Grayson uncovers the chaotic and terrifying reality behind official assurances as Covid-19 enters Urban House, continuing his investigation into the treatment of asylum seekers during the pandemic. ‘Death hovers over our heads here … Horror is everywhere’ – Resident of…

Spelling out the rights migrants need: from testimony to manifesto

The testimonies of migrant and refugee groups at the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal London hearing continue to shape the PPT’s work, writes a member of the London steering group, who introduces its draft manifesto. For people who have only recently come…