Race and Identity

  • 13 Jan 2009
  • 18 Dec 2008

    In recent years the government has introduced a raft of new speech crimes, including incitement to religious hatred and incitement to sexual hatred.

  • 16 Dec 2008

    A year after the repeal of blasphemy from English law, religious defamation laws are tightening their grip on the world, with the apparent support of the United Nations.

  • 9 Dec 2008

    A leading British theologian will make an appeal for humanity and justice to be at the centre of the asylum system in a lecture to be given at Westminster Abbey in Central London tomorrow night (10 December).

  • 2 Dec 2008

    The falsehood according to which wealthy host countries are "victims" of migration needs to be challenged, as in fact their economies benefit from the exploitation of their work, an international consultation says.

  • 29 Nov 2008

    To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this fun yet challenging event will ask which is the greatest right.

  • 27 Nov 2008

    The Archbishop of York will give the Evangelical Alliance’s annual Temple Address tonight, calling on the churches to support migrants and launching the ‘Don’t be a Stranger’ campaign and photographic exhibition.

  • 25 Nov 2008

    It is far too easy to dismiss as ‘naïve’ the latest calls to consider an amnesty for unregistered migrants, says Vaughan Jones. It is current policies which are avoiding the facts, lacking humanity and missing the point.

  • 24 Nov 2008

    Immigration Minister Phil Woolas last week attacked lawyers and human rights groups for their work on asylum. The Churches Refugee and Racial Justice Network has responded strongly.

  • 24 Nov 2008

    Long-term unregistered migrants to Britain should be given citizenship, says the most senior figure in the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The comments came after the Mayor of London mooted an amnesty for 'illegals'.