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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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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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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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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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Child Q – a defining moment for schools

We publish a resource on the case of Child Q including a solidarity statement from Gus John, former director of education in Hackney, author of The Case for a Learner’s Charter for Schools (2010), founder of the Black Parents’ Association Manchester, and current chair of the Communities Empowerment Network (CEN). No case involving police in

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (2 – 16 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 3 March: The EU triggers an exceptional temporary protection scheme to host Ukrainian refugees, via a 2001 EU directive never been used, paving the way for rapid

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