Asylum seekers and refugees
A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.
Jan 16 2015
The Bill currently going through Parliament, with virtually no opposition, impinges on basic freedoms and seems calculated to entrench the treatment of British Muslims as non-citizens.
Jan 16 2015
The January 2015 issue of Race & Class explores poverty, ‘race’ and criminal justice.
Jan 15 2015
The question of loyalty to British traditions was already under attack thirty years ago in relation to the work of the Institute of Race Relations.
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.
April 8, 2014
In the latest issue of Race & Class, Sindre Bangstad explores the philosophical and political underpinnings of the freedom of expression debate in Norway. He warns that virulent far-right racism and extremism has been sanitised and made mainstream, threatening liberal democracy and equal citizenship in the process.