Video: Daniel Holder - racism & xenophobia
Many view the UK’s departure from the EU as fuel for a broader culture of intolerance and disrespect for human rights and equality. The language of ‘taking back control’ has honed in on immigration in particular.
In Northern Ireland, as elsewhere in the UK, there has been a significant public debate concerning an increase in attacks and harassment directed against migrant, asylum seekers and minority ethnic communities since the referendum vote.
Brexit poses sharp and urgent questions about how xenophobia and racism are to be effectively tackled in Northern Ireland.