James Rippingale

James Rippingale

James Rippingale's work is focused on human rights, crisis response mechanisms and issues surrounding forced migration. He has a particular interest in West Africa and the Caucasus. 

The Far Right

Lewisham, London 1977: Notes on fighting fascism

Balwinder Singh Rana, a 71-year-old anti-fascist, recalls the day he and thousands of others took on the National Front.

Lewisham, London 1977: Notes on fighting fascism

Islam

The toll of burying Grenfell's dead: London's Muslim undertakers

For those who cared for the living and the dead after the Grenfell Tower fire, the struggle for justice continues.

The toll of burying Grenfell's dead: London's Muslim undertakers

Human Rights

Sexual abuse 'endemic' within aid sector: report

Report by UK parliament's International Development Committee humanitarian groups enact safeguards against sexual abuse.

Sexual abuse 'endemic' within aid sector: report

United Kingdom

Report: UK involved in torture and rendition of terror suspects

UK parliamentary reports say British officials were complicit in the mistreatment of hundreds of 'terror suspects'.

Report: UK involved in torture and rendition of terror suspects

United Kingdom

Why are Londoners relying on food-banks and soup kitchens?

Food bank usage is rising quickly, including among working people on unpredictable zero-hour contracts.

Why are Londoners relying on food-banks and soup kitchens?

Refugees

Refugees on the Pass of Death between Italy and France

On the path with young Eritrean refugees hiking from Italy to France along the Cote D'Azure.

Refugees on the Pass of Death between Italy and France

Refugees

One day in Calais: The refugees hiding in the forest

Refugees emerge from the forest and dodge police brutality as a typical day in Calais becomes increasingly perilous.

One day in Calais: The refugees hiding in the forest

Human Rights

Calais: Eritrean refugees tell of torture and fear

Discredited Danish report on Eritrea human rights leaves refugees stranded on European route.

Calais: Eritrean refugees tell of torture and fear