Institute of Race Relations
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.
The April 2015 issue of Race & Class argues that Northern Ireland’s BAME communities have been living the peace process in reverse.
The IRR publishes a disturbing new report, Unwanted, unnoticed: an audit of 160 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe, revealing the extent of Europe’s departure from its vaunted humanitarian ideals.
Mar 20 2015
On Monday 23 March, the Institute of Race Relations published Dying for Justice which gives the background on 509 people (an average of twenty-two per year) from BAME, refugee and migrant communities who have died between 1991-2014 in suspicious circumstances in which the police, prison authorities or immigration detention officers have been implicated.
Jan 16 2015
The January 2015 issue of Race & Class explores poverty, ‘race’ and criminal justice.
A new IRR briefing paper examines the deaths of foreign national prisoners in the UK.
Dec 16 2014
Following the acquittal on 16 December of the G4S guards charged with the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga, IRR vice-chair Frances Webber focuses on the judge's decision to rule inadmissible evidence pointing to endemic racism within G4S.
The latest issue of Race & Class, ‘Memory and hope’, contains a special section on the possibilities for peace and autonomy in Kashmir.
In a timely report published today, the IRR cautions against the importation to the UK of Scandinavian-style Exit programmes for dealing with far-right extremists.
Jul 10 2014
The latest issue of Race & Class examines the consequences of the co-option of charities and voluntary organisations within the immigration detention market.
Apr 10 2014
The latest issue of Race & Class assesses popular debate around issues involving the far Right in Europe.
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A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.
May 21, 2015
The war on welfare has parallels with the war on migrants and refugees, both in terms of rhetoric and impact.
May 21, 2015
The latest Race & Class radio is now online.
May 21, 2015
The first of a post-election three-part series on civil liberties in the UK examines the government's proposal to replace the Human Rights Act by a British Bill of Rights.
May 20, 2015
A solidarity vigil at the US Embassy last week made links between the policing of black communities in the US and UK.
May 11, 2015
A discussion on school exclusions and the denial of parents' rights to challenge the mistreatment of their children.
May 28, 2015
A meeting for supporters of the Mark Duggan campaign and community members to discuss the role of Operation Trident in Duggan's death and wider issues of police corruption and malpractice.
June 7, 2015