Background Action Model Letters Background The body of Shukri Abdi, a Somali refugee was on Thursday 22nd June recovered from the River Irwell at midnight in Lancashire, Bury. The official report is that Shukri drowned after entering the water to possibly cool off from the heat. Despite being bullied at Broad Oak Sports College … Continue reading Shukri Abdi: We demand justice
Tunisa has recently (2018) seen significant reform in civil rights law – namely the criminalisation of racism within the country. The “Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” Act was passed on the 9th of October following a series of violent racially motivated incidents and a climate of severely entrenched racial discrimination and divide (see … Continue reading The inhumane treatment of Black people in the Maghreb must be criminalised
“50 years after MLK assassination, US still violates the civil rights of black men and women,” the Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Monday – the US’s Martin Luther King day. Marzieh Hashemi, an American-Iranian TV anchor was released on Wednesday from an unjust 10-day detention following her arrest by FBI agents at … Continue reading Marzieh Hashemi released: When will the US end its flagrant violation of the rights of Black people?