Dec 6 2012
A review of the major development in initiatives against racial profiling in European policing.
Oct 11 2012
A Facebook campaign was set up denouncing the prosecution of a French couple motivated by anti-Arab racism.
Jun 14 2012
The victim of a vicious Islamophobic attack awaits the verdict of a Versailles appeal court after his alleged attackers, one a known violent racist, were acquitted.
Jun 8 2012
Graham Murray reports on the ‘normalisation’ of extreme Right politics in France.
Mar 22 2012
A statement on the murders in Toulouse and Montauban from the Collective Against Islamophobia in France (CCIF).
Apr 28 2010
As Belgium and France move to ban the burqa, the IRR European Race Audit (ERA) publishes today a briefing paper on 'The background to the French parliamentary commission on the burqa and niqab'.
Feb 11 2010
The IRR European Race Audit (ERA) publishes today two briefing papers on the Swiss referendum against minarets and the ways in which direct democracy can be hijacked by the extreme Right.
Mar 5 2009
An interview with Boualem Azahoum, an activist with DiverCités and El Ghorba in Lyon.
Mar 5 2009
An interview with Abdul Zahiri, an activist with ACJ REV in Avignon.
Mar 5 2009
An interview with Zahra Ali, president of Al Houda, a Muslim women's organisation.
Oct 9 2008
An interview with Pierre Didier, president of the Social Forum of the Banlieues.
Jun 5 2008
A death in police custody in south-east France is causing community concern.
Jul 12 2006
In debates surrounding the complex social, political and economic situation that France is facing, the far Right has continued to exercise its political voice. Yet young people from the banlieues (suburbs), many of whom are affected by racism and discrimination as part of their everyday lives, suffer from a dearth of political representation and are depicted as anomic, apolitical 'casseurs' - thugs intent on destroying the very fabric of French society rather than developing their own political voice.
Jan 18 2006
Excerpts from 'France: the riots and the Republic' an article which will be published in Race & Class, April, 2006.
Feb 16 2005
In a new book, an undercover journalist exposes the shocking treatment of detainees at France's ZAPI 3 holding centre.
May 1 2003
Calais residents who dare to help asylum seekers in northern France are being criminalised by the French authorities, according to the Kent Committee to Defend Asylum Seekers.
Apr 1 1997
According to the National Coordination of Sans Papiers, the movement of undocumented workers, 'This struggle is becoming a central issue in French politics and life.'