Institute of Race Relations



News Service

Justice for Kevin Clarke: death in Lewisham

On Saturday 17 March, in a cold and snowy Catford, a vigil took place for Kevin Clarke who died on 9 March after being restrained by up to nine Lewisham police officers.

March 22, 2018

Calendar of racism and resistance (9 – 22 March 2018)

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

March 22, 2018

Young Muslims respond to Islamophobia

We reproduce below the speech of Riz Hussain, director of Jawaab, a movement of grassroots voices, at the launch on 7 March of Jawaab’s report Voices of Young Muslims: Building a society free from Islamophobia.

March 13, 2018

Celebrating the ‘real’ Khadija Saye

At the 7 March launch of Jawaab’s report Voices of Young Muslims, Nadia Hasan gave a speech celebrating the political activism of Khadija Saye, who died in the Grenfell Tower fire, and questions the media’s decontextualised response to her death.

March 13, 2018

Stansted 15 face trial

On Wednesday 14 March, fifteen anti-deportation activists go on trial at Chelmsford Crown Court for endangering airport security at Stansted airport. IRR News interviewed author and academic Luke de Noronha, spokesperson for the End Deportations campaign, about the case.

March 8, 2018

Upcoming Events

Solidarity with Yarls Wood Hunger Strikers

A demonstration to show solidarity with hunger strikers at Yarl's Wood.

March 24, 2018

Whitechapel Boy: a reading of the poetry of Isaac Rosenberg

A launch event for 'Whitechapel Boy: a reading of the poetry of Isaac Rosenberg', to commemorate the centenary of the death of the English artist and poet, Isaac Rosenberg in the WW1 battlefield shortly before the end of WW1.

April 5, 2018