New Publications on: Borderline Justice; PICUM Newsletter; Trafficking; EDL; Minority Languages; Children; and Overseas Students

Borderline Justice: the fight for refugee and migrant rights

Borderline Justice: the fight for refugee and migrant rights

Borderline Justice: the fight for refugee and migrant rights.
A new book written by Liz Fekete, vice-chair of the Institute of Race Relations.
The book will be published by Pluto Press and their is a launch event for this work which is due to take place on Monday 22 October.  Further details can be found on the Institute of Race Relations website [here] and please also Download an invite (pdf file, 144kb).
From the product description:

From pre-arrival to detention and deportation, Borderline Justice describes the exclusionary policies, inhumane decisions and obstacles to justice for refugees and migrants in the current legal system.

Frances Webber, a legal practitioner with over 30 years experience, provides a unique insight into how the law has been applied to migrants, refugees and other ‘unpopular minorities’. The book records some of the key legal struggles of the past thirty years which have sought to preserve values of universality in human rights – and the importance of continuing to fight for those values, inside and outside the courtroom.

With its combination of legal and political analysis with insider insights, Borderline Justice will appeal to both academic and non-academic audiences. The themes and analysis cross boundaries of law, politics, sociology, criminology, refugee studies and terrorism studies, appealing to the radical tradition in all these disciplines.

[Further Details from Pluto Books]
(Source: Institute of Race Relations).

PICUM Quarterly Newsletter, April-June 2012.
Produced by The PICUM Secretariat.
[Download Newsletter]
(Source: The PICUM Secretariat).

Second General Report on GRETA’s activities covering the period from 1

Overseas Students and Net Migration

Overseas Students and Net Migration

August 2011 to 31 July 2012.
Produced by the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, (GRETA).
[Download Full Report]
See Also – BBC News Story: Trafficked children in UK council care ‘going missing’

A STUDY OF THE ENGLISH DEFENCE LEAGUE: What draws people of faith to right-wing organisations and what effects does the EDL have on community cohesion and interfaith relations?
By H.S. Lane for Faith matters.
[Download Full Report]

“European Policy-to-Outcome Indicators and the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML)”
ECMI Working Paper #61
By Federica Prina.
[Download Full Report]

Into the unknown: Children’s journeys through the asylum
A new report produced by The Children’s Society.
[Download Full Report]
See Also:-
The Independent – UK criticised over child asylum
The Telegraph – Children fleeing wars facing ‘culture of disbelief’ – charity

Overseas Students and Net Migration: Fourth Report of Session 2012–13 : Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence.
New Report by the House of Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Committee.
[Download Full Report]


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