Asylum seekers and refugees
Mar 26 2015
A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.
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.
Mar 24 2015
Operation Nexus allows for deportation on the basis of fundamentally unreliable and untestable material.
Mar 20 2015
On Monday 23 March, the Institute of Race Relations published Dying for Justice which gives the background on 509 people (an average of twenty-two per year) from BAME, refugee and migrant communities who have died between 1991-2014 in suspicious circumstances in which the police, prison authorities or immigration detention officers have been implicated.
March 23, 2015
Background on 509 people from BAME, refugee and migrant communities who have died between 1991-2014 in suspicious circumstances in which the police, prison authorities or immigration detention officers have been implicated.
January 16, 2015
The latest issue of Race & Class focuses on Crime and Punishment.
December 23, 2014
The briefing paper, Hidden despair: The deaths of foreign national prisoners, by Frances Webber, examines recent suicides of foreign national prisoners in prisons and young offenders institutions.
July 10, 2014
The latest issue of Race & Class examines the consequences of the co-option of charities and voluntary organisations within the immigration detention market. ‘The business of child detention: charitable co-option, migrant advocacy and activist outrage’, by Imogen Tyler, Nick Gill, Deirdre Conlon and Ceri Oeppen, asks if the neoliberal trend towards the ‘professionalisation of dissent’ has diminished political opposition to immigration detention in Britain and the wider world.
March 30, 2015
A comedy night organised by Migrants Rights’ Network celebrating the impact immigration has had on the British comedy industry.
April 11, 2015
A weekend of workshops and talks by Open Generation, a project by Migrants’ Rights Network, dedicated to how young people feel about migration.
April 18, 2015
A celebration of the work of A. Sivanandan and the Institute of Race Relations.