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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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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Fortnightly Bulletin

When racism has lethal consequences

IRR News 27 May – 9 June 2022 Later this month, a ground-breaking documentary film sharing the stories of nurses, midwives and healthcare workers and their experiences of racism before, during and after the pandemic, will premiere in London and Sheffield. Part of a research project from Nursing Narratives, Sheffield Hallam University and Migrant Media,

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Comment

Nursing Narratives: racism in the pandemic

  Ahead of the London Premiere of  EXPOSED – a ground-breaking documentary film that shares the stories of nurses, midwives and healthcare workers collected during a research project about the experiences of racism before, during and after the pandemic – Anandi Ramamurthy writes on the key findings of Nursing Narratives.   ‘We are not a

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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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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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Comment

Weaponising violence against women: from Ireland to Poland

  Sophia Siddiqui investigates how the murder of Ashling Murphy in Ireland was used by the far Right to push a racist and misogynistic agenda, and how this follows an all-too familiar pattern across Europe, now replicated at the Polish border, that grassroots groups are pushing back against. On 12 January, 23-year-old primary school teacher

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News

Calendar of Racism and Resistance (16 – 29 March 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 17 March: As the Court of Appeal rejects the Home Office appeal against a ruling granting thousands of trafficking victims leave to remain in the UK, the

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