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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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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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Fortnightly Bulletin

War and refugee flight: finding the common thread

IRR News 4 – 17 March 2022 Both the reporting of the war and the treatment of Roma, African and Middle Eastern students and other minorities on all sides of the Ukrainian border, have focused attention on the different responses to victims of war depending on their skin colour, heritage, religion, or region of origin,

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (16 February – 2 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 15 February: The Welsh Parliament votes to reject the Nationality and Borders Bill, saying it fundamentally undermines Wales’ ‘nation of sanctuary’ vision and interferes with Wales’ devolved

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Fortnightly Bulletin

War, borders and civilisational racism

IRR News 16 February – 2 March 2022 At least one million people have now fled Ukraine, but the response of the British government to their situation has been shameful. Not surprisingly, the fallout for the UK and Europe from the brutal Russian invasion and bombing of Ukraine dominates our regular calendar of racism and

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (19 January – 2 February 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 19 January: The High Court rules that Home Office procedures for conducting fast-track age assessment of newly-arrived asylum seekers, involving detention of young people and without established

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (5 – 19 January 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 2 January: The Independent reveals that the Home Office paid Hong-Kong-based ‘migration behaviour change’ company Seefar £700,000 between 2016 and 2018 to dissuade Afghans from leaving the

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Fortnightly Bulletin

IRR News (6 – 20 January 2022)

Impunity Entrenched This week, a beleaguered Boris Johnson administration reacted to calls for his resignation by announcing it will defund Britain’s public broadcaster and further militarise the Franco-British border. With many speculating it is a matter of when, not if, Johnson falls, it is important to recognise that such populist policies, launched to placate the

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