The plight of Shaker Aamer: The blight of human rights

By guest contributor: B. Amin On the weekend, notable members of the Bradford community, congregated to challenge the direction Britain is taking towards the erosion of one of it’s traditional values where the accused is innocent until proven guilty. The…

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[Report] IT HAPPENS HERE: Equipping the United Kingdom to fight modern slavery

A policy report by the Slavery Working Group Human trafficking is the recruitment and movement of people by means such as violent force, fraud, coercion or deception, or abuse of their vulnerability with the aim of exploiting them. It is…

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Asian Grooming: A crime like no other?

  With news of 54 arrests in a crackdown on grooming of young girls for sex in Bradford district in the last five months, JUST’s Director, Ratna Lachman speaking at a seminar on the subject warns against racialising the issue.…

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Statistics: Speaking English Does Matter, But Almost All Immigrants to the UK Do

This is a Huffington Post article written by Jonathan Portes, Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. [Start article] Speaking English Does Matter, But Almost All Immigrants to the UK Do Tonight, Ed Miliband will - again -…

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International Women’s Day Feature Interview with Kate Green MP and Rebecca Taylor MEP: Has the British political process disadvantaged women in the North?

As we approach International Woman’s Day, JUST West Yorkshire and the Racial Justice Network spoke to Kate Green (KG), shadow spokesperson for Women and Equalities, and Rebecca Taylor (RT), Liberal Democrat MEP about the challenges facing women in the North…

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