JUST Bulletin – March 2017

JUST Bulletin – March 2017

  Brexit and its Impact on Diversity and Community Relations in Northern Towns: A report on a conference speech given by Dr Waqas Tufail, academic at Leeds Beckett University and JUST Board Member                …

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A Vision Of Women’s Rights: One Woman’s Journey

A Vision of Women’s Rights: One Woman’s Journey

On the 11th of March, JUST’s Chair Nadeem Murtuja was invited to speak at the launch of Apna Haq, a leading Rotherham based domestic violence charity. He was asked to offer his reflection on the idea of ‘haq’ or rights.…

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JUST Bulletin – February 2017

JUST Bulletin – February 2017

Brexit: A License to Hate Review of our partnership screening of 'We Are Many' Yorkshire News Home Office refuses to grant powers to stop EDL marches in Rotherham Jo Cox’s husband calls for ‘massive party to show unity’ Boundary Commission…

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SPIKE IN HATE CRIME IN NORTH YORKSHIRE, HUMBERSIDE AND WEST YORKSHIRE AMONG THE HIGHEST IN THE COUNTRY

SPIKE IN HATE CRIME IN NORTH YORKSHIRE, HUMBERSIDE AND WEST YORKSHIRE AMONG THE HIGHEST IN THE COUNTRY

Recent figures which reveal that North Yorkshire, Humberside and West Yorkshire have registered the highest increases in hate crime in the three months following the Brexit referendum vote, demonstrates how racially and religiously motivated hate crimes are blighting the lives…

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Racial Justice Bulletin – January 2017 Overview

Racial Justice Bulletin – January 2017 Overview

JUST Speak's President Trump’s Policy on refugees and banning 7 Muslim countries is both unconstitutional and discriminatory! Let me make it clear, without any specific authorisation from congress, Trump's government cannot discriminate based on religion, nationality or place of residence, which…

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President Trump’s Policy On Refugees And Banning 7 Muslim Countries Is Both Unconstitutional And Discriminatory!

President Trump’s Policy on refugees and banning 7 Muslim countries is both unconstitutional and discriminatory!

Let me make it clear, without any specific authorisation from congress, Trump's government cannot discriminate based on religion, nationality or place of residence, which is exactly what Trump ordered. Trump supporters continue to point to an earlier law, adopted in 1952, that…

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In Memory Of Dr Carl Hylton

In Memory of Dr Carl Hylton

We offer the friends and family of Dr Carl Hylton our deepest condolences at his passing. As a foundIng member of JUST, he was deeply committed to the fight for social justice and equality. We are the poorer for the…

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JUST’s Letter To The IPCC After The Fatal Shooting Of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub

JUST’s Letter To The IPCC After The Fatal Shooting Of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub

ISSUED BY JUST YORKSHIRE 6 January 2017 JUST'S LETTER TO THE IPCC COMMISSIONER DERRICK CAMPBELL FOLLOWING THE FATAL SHOOTING OF MOHAMMED YASSAR YAQUB Dear Commissioner Derrick Campbell, In light of the fatal shooting of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub by officers from the West…

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