Against Racism, for Social Justice
Nov 13 2015
Jenny Bourne, long time anti-racist campaigner and editor of the IRR's journal Race & Class, writes about the 1965 Race Relations Act and assesses the fifty years since it was passed.
Nov 5 2015
Daniel Holder from the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) reflects on the recently introduced Counter Extremism Strategy and the scenario which we would see if the strategy was applied in Northern Ireland.
Nov 5 2015
As borders become militarised zones, and internal policing of refugees and migrants intensifies, the IRR continues to monitor asylum- and migration- related deaths.
Oct 22 2015
An edited version of a speech given by the director of the Collectif Contre l’ Islamophobie en France at the joint IRR/CCIF seminar 'Securitisation, Schools and Preventing Extremism'
Oct 22 2015
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'.
Sep 24 2015
We reproduce here a 'statement of concern' 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.
Sep 3 2015
Will those from BAME communities be disproportionately affected by the government's intensive workfare programme for young people?
Aug 27 2015
In observations made at a side-meeting of the 87th session of the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the IRR's director warned that Europe's mishandling of the refugee crisis is fuelling racism.
Jul 29 2015
The Labour Party is debating how to win back votes from UKIP. Meanwhile, in Austria, the Burgenland Social Democrats have set a worrying precedent, entering into a coalition with the extreme Right in the provincial legislative assembly.
Jul 16 2015
Asylum rights campaigners and human rights lawyers are celebrating the suspension of the detained fast track – and gearing up to resume battle over a ‘reformed’ version.
Jul 9 2015
When we look at the figures of young African Americans shot dead, some might comfort themselves with the mantra ‘thank goodness our police forces, unlike those of the US, are not routinely armed’.
Jul 1 2015
We reproduce here an article by Eddie-Bruce Jones, from his personal blog, reflecting on the counting of deaths.
Jun 18 2015
The third of a post-election three-part series on civil liberties in the UK examines the government’s new proposals to tackle extremism.
Jun 4 2015
The second of a post-election three-part series on civil liberties in the UK observes how the Queen’s Speech immigration proposals contain more of the same old deterrence policies, creating more desperation, in the face of the biggest refugee crisis since World War II.
May 20 2015
The first of a post-election three-part series on civil liberties in the UK examines the government's proposal to replace the Human Rights Act by a British Bill of Rights.