Briefing Papers & Reports - UK

Free downloadable briefing papers and reports on race and racism in the UK, covering a breadth of areas including the attack on multiculturalism, deaths in custody, the domestic impact of the ‘war on terror’ and racial violence.

January 23, 2014

Investigated or ignored?

Investigated or ignored? An analysis of race-related deaths since the Macpherson report, analyses the criminal justice system's response to racist murders, or atacks with a known or suspected racial element, since the publication of the Macpherson report.

May 8, 2013

Europe’s pariah state? the future of human rights in Britain

A report on the future of human rights in Britain.

February 15, 2013

Racial violence: facing reality

A report on how racial violence is shaping the UK.

July 30, 2012

New geographies of racism: Peterborough

A report focusing on racial violence in Peterborough, where the city’s migrant workers have been demonised and vilified by the tabloids in recent years.

November 15, 2011

New geographies of racism: Stoke-on-Trent

A report focusing on racial violence in Stoke-on-Trent, which has been devastated by deindustrialisation, and where the proportion of the city’s Black and Minority Ethnic population has doubled in two decades.

June 30, 2011

New geographies of racism: Plymouth

A report focusing on racial violence in Plymouth which is based on detailed research into the history and political economy of the city.

December 14, 2010

Briefing Paper 7

Excluding migrants from justice: the legal aid cuts

October 17, 2010

Driven to desperate measures 2006-2010

A report cataloguing the deaths of the 77 asylum seekers and migrants who have died either in the UK or attempting to reach the UK from 2006-2010.

June 14, 2010

Briefing Paper 6

Racial Violence: The buried issue

June 1, 2010

Racial violence: the buried issue

A report on dangerously high levels of racial violence in the UK – a violence which is spreading into new areas.