human rights

Features

Inside Bristol’s civil rights powerhouse

The work of civil rights lawyers is all too often unrelenting and exasperating. Meet one firm of dogged lawyers in Bristol making a difference.

Ken Macharia not detained after asylum refusal

A community fights for asylum justice

Voices

Long read: Two years after Kamil Ahmad’s murder, there is cause for hope and anger

Disabled asylum seekers have faced appalling injustices for too long – action is needed.

Reports

Previously unseen interview with murdered asylum seeker Kamil Ahmad

Reports

#MillionsMissing: the campaign for ME equality

Bristol activist could face life in prison for stopping deportation flight

Today is the first day of trial for 15 activists, including Bristol woman, who grounded deportation flight last year.

Women who built Bristol: ‘We were challenging all the time’

A look at some of the great women who helped shape this city.

Interview: Shackelia Jackson, human rights activist

The Cable spoke to Jamaican activist Shackelia Jackson, who has been campaigning against unlawful police killings after the murder of her brother in 2014.

Watch: Together we can fight modern slavery

Animation ‘What do you see?’, by Sally Arthur, showing how modern slavery works in the UK.

A never-ending journey

What can history teach us about how we got here and where we go next? The Journey to Justice project aims to find out by...

Bringing the fight against apartheid to Bristol

Remembering Ron Press, the white South African dissident who became a leading light in Bristol activism.