Moving on: Why we’re running a series on racism against Gypsies and Travellers
It’s time we highlighted the discrimination that Bristol’s Gypsies and Travellers face on a daily basis. Here’s why.
Opinion: ‘Black Excellence’ shouldn’t hinge on white ideas of success
Achievements should be celebrated, but we should create our own metrics of success.
Hounding Travellers out of town
Prejudice against Gypsies and Travellers is still the last ‘respectable’ racism, but is it getting worse?
Council rejects Tory motion on unauthorised Traveller encampments
Councillor for Stoke Bishop, John Goulandris calls Bristol a ‘soft touch’ on Travellers and wants the council to expand enforcement powers.
Police officer who Tasered Ras Judah in face cleared of misconduct
But Race Equality Commissioner says justice hasn’t been done for Judah Adunbi.
Jamming for the girls
From racism to gentrification, poet Shagufta K Iqbal has plenty to say.
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.
Previously unseen interview with murdered asylum seeker Kamil Ahmad
In this short film, Kamil Ahmad speaks of his experiences as an asylum seeker in the UK four years before he was murdered.
Kamil Ahmad’s death ‘avoidable’, review finds
A safeguarding review into the murder of Kamil Ahmad says his death could have been avoided with better communication between services.
Opinion: Unconscious bias training won’t end police institutional racism
When it comes to police racism, is it the case of a few rotten apples or do we need a new barrel altogether? Sam Kidel...
Policewoman who Tasered Ras Judah found not guilty of assault
But PC Claire Boddie faces disciplinary action
PC Claire Boddie on trial for tasering Ras Judah: the story so far
The police officer who tasered Easton man Ras Judah will appear in Salisbury Magistrates Court tomorrow (18 May) charged with common assault.
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