News

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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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (25 May – 8 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    26 May: Home Office data shows that 75

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News

Calendar of Racism and Resistance (11 – 25 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       15 May: It is revealed that people whose British spouses have died are facing destitution and deportation because the Home Office is charging a £2,404 administrative fee

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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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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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News

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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