Institute of Race Relations


About Us

The Institute of Race Relations is at the cutting edge of the research and analysis that inform the struggle for racial justice in Britain, Europe and internationally.




Briefing Papers - Europe

Briefing Paper no. 7


Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Investigated or ignored?

News Service

Helen Bamber 1925-2014

With the passing on 21 August of Helen Bamber, we have lost a unique healer and campaigner against human cruelty.

August 28, 2014

Still being driven to desperate measures

At the weekend, a group of stowaways were found at Tilbury Docks desperately trying to escape a container they had been sealed into. By the time it was opened, one of the migrants, 40-year-old Meet Singh Kapoor was already dead.

August 21, 2014

Enforced poverty amongst asylum seekers and refugees

Nicky Road reviews a publication on refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.

August 21, 2014

The battles of Calais

Matt Carr reflects on the complicity of Britain and France in the horrific situation for migrants in Calais.

August 14, 2014

Young rebels with a cause

A new film, ‘Young Rebels’, on the history of the Southall Youth Movement (SYM) is a must-see.

August 14, 2014

Upcoming Events

Right to Remain annual conference

Right to Remain conference discussing the challenges of migration control, including the cuts to legal aid, and the nation-wide campaigning efforts for migration justice.

September 6, 2014