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October 17, 2017

All too often in our society minority groups are only offered examination when they have become victims or stand up to represent themselves or their community. Muslims in Scotland looks beyond the statistics and sensationalism to offer us a deeper understanding of the individual lives of Muslims, as well as their contribution to Scottish society.

Bonino’s book paints a clear narrative of the lives of Scottish Muslims – from the first records to the current headlines. Despite o...

September 1, 2016

The United Kingdom has been a signatory to the International Convention of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) since 1966, submitting its first report to the Committee in 1970. Since then, every four to five years the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination asks the UK state to submit a report outlining the steps taken to implement the treaty into domestic legislation and policy making.

The Committee, made up of 18 independent experts, then examines t...

May 19, 2016

This August, CRER will be reporting to the United Nations that, despite 41 years of commitment, BME people continue to face barriers in employment, political participation and accessing services such as health care . This discrimination is not inevitable, and with your support we can demonstrate to the UN how racial equality can be achieved in Scotland.

On 21st December 1965 the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) was adopt...

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