Recent News


Dec 17 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (4-17 December 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.


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.


Feb 26 2015

Flemming Rose and the absence of empathy

An account of the Danish Muhammad cartoon crisis by one of its main instigators, the cultural editor of the paper which published them, Jyllands-Posten, is unsurprisingly lacking in self-awareness or understanding of his targets, says Danish anthropologist Peter Hervik.


Dec 19 2012

From despair comes resistance

Asylum-seekers and migrants across Europe are determined to change the inhuman circumstances of their existence.


Apr 5 2012

European anti-Islam demonstration flops in Denmark

An eyewitness analyses the English and Danish Defence Leagues’ failure to mobilise a pan-European movement against Islam.


Feb 17 2005

New Danish government will link development aid to asylum

Next week, the Danish parliament will reconvene and prime minister Rasmussen will announce the composition of Denmark's next coalition government. But whatever shape the new government takes, the results of the February general election has implications for refugees, not only in Denmark but across the EU.