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Jan 14 2016

Policing with accountability or policing with impunity?

Media stigmatisation of poor multicultural neighbourhoods of Europe as strongholds of Islamist terrorism and organised crime is lending legitimacy to a more coercive, more militarised style of policing.

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Oct 22 2015

Education Not Surveillance

An edited version of a speech given by one of the UK's most respected independent educational consultants at the joint IRR/CCIF seminar 'Securitisation, Schools and Preventing Extremism'.

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Sep 24 2015

School governors and British Values

We reproduce here a 'statement of concern'[1] issued by Robin Richardson of Insted Consultancy on 'School Governors and British Values' which also touches on the statutory duty to prevent violent extremism now placed on schools and other educational establishments.

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Aug 27 2015

When solidarity fails

In observations made at a side-meeting of the 87th session of the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD),[1] the IRR's director warned that Europe's mishandling of the refugee crisis is fuelling racism.