CJ Werleman on what the reaction to the violence in Oregon reveals about the rising threat of fascism in America.
the local authority decided the threshold had not been met to show the boy was “suffering or likely to suffer harm”.
Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, on his new report examining how a reporter at The Times newspaper published three front-page stories which were fundamentally wrong and damaging to perceptions of Muslims.
In a new Byline Times series, ‘City for Sale’, film-maker and writer Tom Cordell outlines the reasons behind the housing crisis, the role played by politicians and the property and financial sectors, and the possible solutions.
New figures obtained by Byline Times and a recent report by the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration indicate that the Government is now attempting to reduce the scale of its controversial policy.
A case has been brought by the Medical Justice charity against the Home Secretary on the challenging of possibly unlawful deportations.
David Hencke digs into new research published by the Department for Work and Pensions on the cost of compensating millions of women who lost out on pensions when the state pension age was raised from 60 to 66.
A case has been brought to challenge the Home Office’s policy of giving migrants just 72 hours’ notice of potential deportation.
CJ Werleman explores what it will take to shift the Australian Government’s controversial policy of sending refugees from Asia and the Middle East to offshore detention facilities.
Natalie Bloomer and Samir Jeraj report on how the tragedy at Grenfell Tower still hasn’t led to change for others living in poor conditions.
Chris Grayling’s 2013 cuts slashed the legal aid budget by a third – £751 million. Jon Robins examines the toll this is taking on people’s everyday lives.
Civil servants in the Department for International Development ‘only wanted to hear good news’ to pass on to the UN, says disability charity.
Otto English compares the reality of war and the brotherhood through trauma of WW2 veterans with the Victor comic book versions of history.
Jon Robins sets out how the erosion of ‘access to justice’ for huge swathes of social welfare law is having a very real impact on poverty in the UK
David Hencke reports from the extraordinary second and final day of a judicial review over the government’s decision to remove the pension rights of the #BackTo60 women born in the 1950s.
A judicial review is told that millions of women born in the 50s were kept in the dark about losing pension rights.
Two damning serious case reviews into the deaths of Dylan Tiffin Brown and Evelyn-Rose Muggleton reveal concerns about child protection in Northamptonshire.
David Hencke on a key legal case challenging the government’s persistent discrimination against women with changes in the pension age.
Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee heard evidence on an alleged increase in the number of women entering prostitution as a form of ‘survival sex’ after having their benefits cut.
A Human Rights Watch report accused the Government of breaching its international duty to keep people from hunger through its “cruel and harmful policies”. Sadly, it will come as no surprise to those using the West Favell food bank in Northampton.
Hardeep Matharu explores why those in the Muslim community believe that the Government’s controversial counter-terrorism strategy is doing more harm than good.
Benefits claimants are regularly waiting too long for ‘fit for work’ assessments to be conducted – the quality of which are not good enough, Byline Times can reveal.
Far from being topics of taboo, integration, immigration and racism have been politicised for years in dishonest narratives. Are Tony Blair and other centrists going down the same path again as populism rears its ugly head once more?
100 years after the horrific expression of British brutality in India, the Government still appears unwilling to formally apologise for the killings in Jallianwala Bagh.
What does it mean to be a political Muslim woman in a racist, misogynist, abusive online world?
The complicated love-hate relationship of immigrants from former colonies with the British Empire cannot be ignored if lessons are to be learned in post-Brexit Britain, says Hardeep Matharu
Trump’s top donor, Robert Mercer, is at the centre of a multimillion-dollar anti-Muslim propaganda industry responsible for creating and spreading the same Islamophobic rhetoric found in the New Zealand shooter’s manifesto.
As Brexit continues to dominate all of British political life, what about the families up and down the country going hungry, cold and getting further in debt because of the benefit cap?
A Prevent “mentor” helping to deradicalise people through his extraordinary experience inside a murderous neo-Nazi group speaks to Byline Times.
For most of us in the so-called developed world, death is rarely confronted head-on. At best, it’s ‘the rumble of distant thunder at a picnic’.
The Modernising Mental Health Act report fails to offer a solution to what is one of the most glaring problems in the mental health service – the vast number of Afro-Caribbeans who are sectioned compared to the majority white population.
For some people, a housing crisis means being denied planning permission for a loft conversion. For others, including a million plus people on the housing waiting list and an estimated 300,000 homeless people it means,quite simply, the inability to find an affordable home.
Funding cuts to women’s refuges mean 95% are turning women and children away. Thousands of abused women are being turned away from domestic violence shelters because of funding cuts, according to new statistics. Figures obtained by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism show that women’s refuges have seen their budgets slashed by a whopping 24% since 2010.…
UN Special Rapporteur Professor Philip Alston believes the perception that human rights are only for criminals or the most vulnerable is damaging
Making Spice a Class A drug is likely to make its already devastating effects on vulnerable communities worse not better, politicians have been warned.
Home Office ‘racial profiling’ British citizens, new figures suggest