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 July issue of Race & Class takes up three topical themes: the monetarisation of private information, the politics of film and the demonisation of ‘anti-racism’.
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.
Race & Class
Briefing Papers - Europe
Briefing Papers & Reports - UK
Books, pamphlets & multimedia
Below we reproduce a review of a new exhibition, 'No Colour Bar', which was previously published in The Voice.
July 21, 2015
On 16 July, the Home Office announced an inquiry into undercover police spies and their activities monitoring family campaigns and spying on protestors.
July 20, 2015
Below we reproduce an article written by trainee barrister, Josh Radcliffe, on a recent joint enterprise trial observed at Birmingham Crown Court.
July 17, 2015
Solidarity also means remembering.
July 17, 2015
A critical analysis of the BBC’s ‘fly-on-the-wall’ documentary about the Metropolitan police.
July 17, 2015
The tenth Medical Justice annual general meeting,
July 30, 2015
A free five-day course, organised by the Voices That Shake, on art, race, media and power to explore the idea that resistance is fertile.
August 3, 2015