Against Racism, for Social Justice
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IRR News, our online news service on anti-racism and social justice issues in the UK and Europe, is produced collectively by staff and volunteers. To contact IRR News please email firstname.lastname@example.org and mark your subject IRR News.
Jan 22 2020
Continuing delays, disrepair and insanitary conditions have caused one local authority to decide it will tell the Home Office to end its contract with the Mears Group, and will take asylum housing back in-house.
Nov 21 2019
Since IRR News last reported on Denmark’s ‘ghetto package’, presented to parliament in March 2018 to regulate life in the so-called ‘hard ghettos’ of Mjølnerparken in Copenhagen, Gadehavegård in Høje-Taastrup, Vollsmose in Odense and Gellerupparken/Toveshøj in Aarhus, Denmark has had a general election.
Nov 14 2019
Ian Macdonald, whose death was announced on 12 November, was a pioneer of committed anti-racist legal practice, as a criminal lawyer and later, as the founding father of immigration law.
Nov 8 2019
This week sees the publication of How the hostile environment creates sites without rights, a 99-page book containing the testimonies and written submissions heard and read last November by the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal London hearing on violations of migrants’ rights.
Oct 17 2019
We are providing all you need to know about the Gilets Noirs and its continuing fight for the rights of undocumented people in France and beyond.
Striking evidence has been uncovered about Special Branch’s attempts to infiltrate UK Black Power groups in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Oct 17 2019
After a fight lasting forty-seven years, the case of the ‘Oval Four’ has now been referred to the Court of Appeal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
Public tribunal finds hostile environment policies foster racism, institutional cruelty and violence by design.