Against Racism, for Social Justice
Nov 11 2017
The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) publishes today research showing that EU member states are using laws, aimed at traffickers and smugglers, to criminalise those acting out of humanitarian motives.
Oct 9 2017
How, asks the October 2017 issue of Race & Class, are societies attempting to corral non-white surplus populations, especially when they resist their racialisation?
Apr 18 2017
The April 2017 Race & Class tackles two key current themes: the impact of Fox News in (mis)representing news and creating racist discourses, and the way in which Canadian ‘neoliberal multiculturalism’ is marginalising Arabs, Muslims and those in solidarity with Palestine.
Sep 1 2016
As the police investigate the murder of a Polish factory worker in Harlow, the Institute of Race Relations publishes today its evidence to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee Inquiry into Hate Crime and its Violent Consequences.
Jun 28 2016
The IRR publishes its submission to the Labour Party Inquiry into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism, including Islamophobia.
Apr 7 2016
The latest issue of Race & Class features articles examining the roots of paramilitary and structural violence in Jamaica and Hungary.
Jan 28 2016
A paper, Prevent and the Children's Rights Convention, published today by the Institute of Race Relations supports the NUT's call for a more rational debate on the Prevent duty in schools.
Oct 22 2015
In the week that the government announced new counter-extremism measures, the IRR publishes contributions from its seminar on 'Securitisation, Schools and Preventing Extremism', held at Garden Court Chambers on 7 October, where participants considered the consequences of a new statutory duty on public bodies to prevent non-violent extremism and whether it breached the Equality Act.
Oct 8 2015
The latest issue of Race & Class features Mark McGovern’s timely analysis of the colonial roots of state violence and collusion in Northern Ireland.
Jul 2 2015
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’.
Apr 20 2015
The April 2015 issue of Race & Class argues that Northern Ireland’s BAME communities have been living the peace process in reverse.
Mar 26 2015
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.
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.
Oct 16 2014
The latest issue of Race & Class, ‘Memory and hope’, contains a special section on the possibilities for peace and autonomy in Kashmir.
Sep 3 2014
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.