New report: Deadly Crossings and the militarisation of Britain’s borders

25 November 2020 — Institute of Race Relations

Today, we publish a major report, Deadly Crossings and the Militarisation of Britain’s Borders.

This transnational collaboration between the IRR, the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) London steering group and French group Gisti is the first English-language analysis of the nearly 300 known border-related deaths in and around the English Channel since 1999.

You can read more about the report and download it direct from our website here

To shine a spotlight on these avoidable tragedies and give the victims an identity and a history, we’re asking people to join our TwitterStormtoday (Wednesday 25th November) from 12pm – 3pm GMT using the hashtag #SafePassageNow

Full details on how to join in on the twitter storm can be found here

If you’re not on Twitter, please consider sharing this guidance document with others

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The politically chequered history of state ‘race relations’ is key to understanding the growing controversy over the workings of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).

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