Apr 19 2018
On 7 May, the trial of the crew of a search and rescue NGO ship who in January 2016 were saving lives in the Mediterranean will open in Mytilene, on the Greek island of Lesbos.
As petitions are launched to stop the criminalisation of humanitarians, calls for the European Commission to intervene to change the law intensify.
May 26 2016
Nearly 300 people face criminal charges for aiding refugees in Denmark in September 2015, and the government continues to create a hostile environment by cracking down on migration.
May 26 2016
Below we interview a member of the Danish group MedMenneskeSmuglerne ('With the Human Traffickers'), about the criminal charges of ‘human trafficking’ those who acted in solidarity with refugees now face.
Apr 21 2016
Below we reproduce an excerpt from an article in the April 2016 issue of Race & Class, 'The deradicalisation of education: terror, youth and the assault on learning'.
Feb 25 2016
John Grayson reveals the spread of corporate involvement in the provision of asylum housing in the UK and northern Europe, and how outsourcing and private companies are tarnishing Europe’s ‘welcome’ to refugees.
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.
Feb 26 2015
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.
Sep 4 2014
A new Open Society Foundations research project on Europe’s white working class provides a welcome corrective to those who champion the class as a victim of immigration while colluding in the abandonment of working-class areas.
Dec 19 2012
Asylum-seekers and migrants across Europe are determined to change the inhuman circumstances of their existence.
Feb 17 2005
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.