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

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

African refugees under attack in Israel

A Human Rights Watch report, criticising Israel's inhumane treatment of African asylum seekers, provides an opportunity to reflect on the extension of the Prevention of Infiltration Law, first used against Palestinians in 1954.

October 16, 2014

‘Hell on Earth’ – a new film on immigration detention

A compelling documentary by Standoff Films lays bare the horror of Campsfield immigration removal centre in Oxfordshire.

October 16, 2014

The hopeful migrant

A personal account of the everyday problems encountered by one eastern European attempting to make a new life in the UK.

October 16, 2014

Upcoming Events

Annual UFFC remembrance procession

The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) march calling for an end to deaths in custody.

October 25, 2014

Hidden Stories of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry

A discussion with Dr. Richard Stone based on a reading from his recently published book of Hidden Stories of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry.

October 28, 2014