In a British Sociological Association blog, Nasar Meer (University of Edinburgh) looks at some of the policy challenges of Brexit from the perspective of race equality, concluding that ‘Brexit is a reminder that anti-racism is an unsettled, incomplete and on-going pursuit’.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
With the June 2017 general election fast approaching, and the contest looking closer than anticipated, Natalie Sedecca looks at the issue of human rights and civil liberties.
FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2017 reviews major developments in the field, identifying both achievements and areas of concern.
The Runnymede Trust and partners have launched a May 2017 Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain to ensure BME voices are heard.
Launched in May 2017, ENAR’s shadow report focuses on racism and discrimination against migrants in Europe in 2015-2016.
The Runnymede Trust published a report on race and class in post-Brexit Britain in March 2017.
The European Union published a report, ‘The meaning of racial or ethnic origin in EU law: between stereotypes and identities’, in February 2017. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the conceptual background of the ground of racial or ethnic origin as well as its practical interpretation by international as well as national courts.
The Equinet Working Group on Equality Law published ‘Fighting discrimination on the ground of race and ethnic origin’ in February 2017.
In August 2016, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) published its concluding observations on the UK’s twenty-first to twenty-third periodic reports.