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. 9


Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Investigated or ignored?

News Service

Human rights – at the government’s discretion

There is more to the Tories’ proposals on human rights and free movement than mere electioneering.

October 30, 2014

Islamophobia, loyalty and the treason debate

As the coalition government considers a revival of treason laws, sections of the media are hunting for national traitors and their fellow-travellers.

October 30, 2014

Trial of three G4S officers to begin

Next week, on Monday 3 November, the trial of three G4S officers accused of the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga will begin.

October 30, 2014

Calendar of racism and resistance (4-16 October 2014)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

October 16, 2014

The nature of a society is exposed at its margins

This graphic account of the plight of the undocumented in Amsterdam first appeared on the web site Dreaming in Exile.

October 16, 2014

Upcoming Events

Screening of ‘Black Britannica’

A screening of David Koff’s historic Blacks Britannica (1978) hosted by South London Anti-Fascists.

October 30, 2014

Media training session

Migrant Voice is holding a free media training session for migrants on the theme of 'detention'.

November 4, 2014