A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.
Nov 5 2015
As borders become militarised zones, and internal policing of refugees and migrants intensifies, the IRR continues to monitor asylum- and migration- related deaths.
Oct 22 2015
An edited version of a speech given by the director of the Collectif Contre l’ Islamophobie en France at the joint IRR/CCIF seminar 'Securitisation, Schools and Preventing Extremism'
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.
Jul 30 2015
In the last two months, at least thirteen people, two of whom were teenagers, have died trying to reach the UK, and countless others have been injured.
Jul 30 2015
A new report by Le Collectif Contre l'Islamophobie en France (CCIF) documents the intensification of violence against Muslims following the Paris attacks in January 2015.
Jul 9 2015
When we look at the figures of young African Americans shot dead, some might comfort themselves with the mantra ‘thank goodness our police forces, unlike those of the US, are not routinely armed’.
May 7 2015
Below we reproduce an article by author Matt Carr from his blog, Infernal Machine, on the current situation in the Mediterranean.
Mar 26 2015
The IRR publishes a disturbing new report, Unwanted, unnoticed: an audit of 160 asylum and immigration-related deaths in Europe, revealing the extent of Europe’s departure from its vaunted humanitarian ideals.
Feb 12 2015
Below is an edited transcript of a talk given by Arun Kundnani, author of ‘The Muslims are coming: Islamophobia, extremism and the domestic war on terror’, in January 2015, shortly after the Paris killings.
Jan 12 2015
As France grieves for those whose lives have been so brutally taken, and more emergency and counter-radicalisation measures are discussed, the future for a peaceful Europe rests on how our leaders diagnose the problems that we collectively face.
Dec 11 2014
Muslims, those of African and African-Caribbean descent and white women speaking out against racism are being targeted in a new culture war now distorting and degrading Europe's electoral politics.
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.
Jul 24 2014
A timely pamphlet aimed primarily at French trades unionists provides an opportunity to reflect on the FN's growing appeal to working-class voters.