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Jenny Bourne, IRR veteran, writes on what the memorial event for A. Sivanandan held on 23 June at Conway Hall, meant for her.   

July 5, 2018

Calendar of racism and resistance (22 June – 5 July 2018)

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

July 5, 2018

The rights of migrant dead and their families: a declaration of intent

Catriona Jarvis and Syd Bolton, co-convenors of the Last Rights project, celebrate real progress in the struggle for dignified treatment for migrants who lose their lives, with the signing in Lesbos of the Mytilini Declaration in May.

July 2, 2018

Calendar of racism and resistance (8 – 21 June 2018)

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

June 21, 2018

Report published into Lukasz Debowski’s death at Morton Hall

On 11 January 2017, 27-year-old Lukasz Debowski was found hanged in his room at Morton Hall, an immigration detention centre in Lincoln.

June 20, 2018

Upcoming Events

Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land

Seventy years since the Empire Windrush carried hundreds of migrants to London, hear the Caribbean voices behind the 1940s headlines. Why did people come? What did they leave behind? And how did they shape Britain?

October 21, 2018