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Apr 10 2014

The weight of words

The latest issue of Race & Class assesses popular debate around issues involving the far Right in Europe.

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Mar 20 2014

Taking a stand for human dignity

This week, IRR News teams up with the Border Crossing Observatory at Monash University, Melbourne, and with the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Kings College, London, to bring new insights and an international perspective to bear on the Global North's callous mistreatment of asylum seekers and refugees.

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Nov 21 2013

Entering the anti-extremism debate

Today, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) enters the debate on how best to combat extremism by publishing two thought provoking pieces on IRR News.

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Jul 11 2013

From pillar to post: pan-European racism and the Roma

This week, we publish a briefing paper which documents a growing tide of hostility against Europe's Romani communities.

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May 2 2013

Europe’s pariah state? the future of human rights in Britain

This week, we publish a briefing paper on the future of human rights in Britain, written by the IRR’s vice-chair, Frances Webber.