Asylum seekers and refugees

Recent News

News

Dec 17 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (4-17 December 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

News

Dec 17 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance 2015

A reference tool for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe in 2015.

News

Dec 3 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (20 November – 3 December 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

News

Nov 19 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (6 – 19 November 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

Interview

Nov 19 2015

Migrant journeys: respecting the dead

An interview with Catriona Jarvis, former judge of the United Kingdom Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), and now a writer/ activist on human rights initiatives. 

News

Oct 22 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (9 – 22 October 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

News

Oct 8 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (25 September - 8 October 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

News

Sep 24 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (4-24 September 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

News

Sep 10 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (1 August – 3 September 2015)

A monthly calendar for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

Comment

Aug 27 2015

When solidarity fails

In observations made at a side-meeting of the 87th session of the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD),[1] the IRR's director warned that Europe's mishandling of the refugee crisis is fuelling racism.

News

Jul 30 2015

Asylum seeker death toll rising

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.

Comment

Jul 29 2015

Burgenland’s ‘red-blue’ coalition of shame

The Labour Party is debating how to win back votes from UKIP. Meanwhile, in Austria, the Burgenland Social Democrats have set a worrying precedent, entering into a coalition with the extreme Right in the provincial legislative assembly.

News

Jul 17 2015

Calendar of racism and resistance (3 – 16 July 2015)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe.

Comment

Jul 16 2015

Detained Fast Track: how to reform structural injustice?

Asylum rights campaigners and human rights lawyers are celebrating the suspension of the detained fast track – and gearing up to resume battle over a ‘reformed’ version.