News

Calendar of Racism and Resistance (20 May – 3 June 2021)

  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 19 May: Newly elected SNP MP Anum Qaisar-Javed calls for Westminster to devolve immigration, arguing in her maiden speech that the UK’s points-based system is ‘deeply flawed’ and

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (6 – 20 May 2021)

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 May: The Home Office is asked to extend the consultation period on its planned immigration reforms, which ran concurrently with the devolved nations’ parliamentary elections, leaving those nations

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (April 22 – 6 May 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM AND MIGRATION Asylum and migrant rights 22 April: Eight leading law firms join the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants to offer free advice to Windrush scandal victims after the revelation that in two years, fewer

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Comment

Playing the Refugee Convention

  With the public consultation closing on 6 May, it is vital to respond and to call out the illegality, impracticality and immorality of the asylum proposals in the government’s ‘new plan for immigration’.[1] The proposals use the gaps in the Refugee Convention to turn it from a beacon of refuge for those seeking safety

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Calendar of racism and resistance (8-22 April 2021)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM AND MIGRATION Asylum and migrant rights 7 April: An inquest into the suicide of 19-year-old Eritrean refugee Mulubrhane Medhane Kfleyosus in 2019, the fourth suicide in his friendship group in 16 months, concludes authorities failed to

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Press Release

From Camus to Covid-19

  The April 2021 issue contains important insights on Covid-19, the marginalisation of indigenous groups in Argentina and the lived experiences of half-widows in Kashmir.     Covid-19 intensifies other social catastrophes, feeding on the ruins of structural inequality and the racism that condemns the marginalised to loss of agency, social apartheid and disposability, argues

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Calendar of racism and resistance (25 March – 8 April 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ELECTORAL AND PARTY POLITICS 25 March: The French interior minister asks the European Commission to revoke the funding of community organisation Alliance Citoyenne, which gained prominence through civil disobedience actions against the burkini ban in 2019, on the

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (12 – 25 March 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM AND MIGRATION Asylum and migrant rights 12 March: The Danish country coordinator for the EC’s website on migration accuses the Social Democrat coalition government of drifting towards the far Right, citing its recent decision to revoke the

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (12 – 25 February 2021)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. ASYLUM AND MIGRATION Asylum and migrant rights 16 February: For the second time in six months, the Spanish supreme court rules that displaced people in Spain’s north African territories of Ceuta and Melilla who are seeking asylum in

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