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