France

News

Jan 28 2016

Calendar of racism and resistance (15 – 28 January 2016)

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

Comment

Jan 14 2016

Policing with accountability or policing with impunity?

Media stigmatisation of poor multicultural neighbourhoods of Europe as strongholds of Islamist terrorism and organised crime is lending legitimacy to a more coercive, more militarised style of policing.

Recent Publications

July 2, 2015

Race & Class, July 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’.

March 31, 2015

Briefing Paper no. 10

The briefing paper, Unwanted, Unnoticed: an audit of 160 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe, by Reem Abu-Hayyeh and Frances Webber, documents the asylum and immigration-related deaths of migrants in Europe over the past five years. 

July 19, 2010

Alternative Voices on Integration

This report identifies alternative voices on integration, in five European countries, bringing together the interviews and news stories with representative organisations.

April 28, 2010

Briefing Paper No. 3

 The background to the French parliamentary commission on the burqa and niqab examines how André Gerin, the Communist Party mayor of Vénissieux, ignited the debate on the voile intégral in a country where, it is estimated, that a total of 2,000 women wear the burqa. It describes the various arguments used to justify the ban from upholding laïcité to opposing the rise of Salafism and defending the freedom and dignity of women.