Samira Shackle

Samira Shackle

United Kingdom

Why are Britain's ethnic minorities fearful after Johnson's win?

As far right backs PM, BAME communities already worried about lack of will to tackle racism fear further discrimination.

Why are Britain's ethnic minorities fearful after Johnson's win?

Roma

Roma Holocaust: Amid rising hate, 'forgotten' victims remembered

New London exhibition includes harrowing Nazi directives and testimony from persecuted Roma and Sinti minorities.

Roma Holocaust: Amid rising hate, 'forgotten' victims remembered

Pakistan

The first Pakistani Nobel laureate few have heard of

Scientist Abdus Salam largely ignored in Pakistan because he was an Ahmadi Muslim, but new film aims to restore legacy.

The first Pakistani Nobel laureate few have heard of

United Kingdom

British taste for curry has changed, but appetite remains strong

Britons still love Indian food but tastes have evolved from heavy curry house dishes to lighter, more authentic styles.

British taste for curry has changed, but appetite remains strong

Arts & Culture

Young Palestinian musicians challenge 'system of oppression'

The Palestine Youth Orchestra is touring Europe, having conducted rehearsals via Skype because of travel restrictions.

Young Palestinian musicians challenge 'system of oppression'

United Kingdom

British schools should teach migration and empire: Runnymede

Britain's colonial past should be taught so children have an 'honest understanding' of history, think-tank says.

British schools should teach migration and empire: Runnymede

Europe

Why are British ethnic minorities more likely to be lonely?

New research says people from BAME backgrounds may be more vulnerable to loneliness and face barriers in accessing help.

Why are British ethnic minorities more likely to be lonely?

United Kingdom

Bethnal Green: Unease and fear in Shamima Begum's London district

Begum was raised in a neighbourhood with a history of migration and activism. Now residents feel under intense scrutiny.

Bethnal Green: Unease and fear in Shamima Begum's London district

Iraq

Iraq after ISIL: 'It was like a ghost town'

The northern town of Telskof is among the first areas of Iraq to start rebuilding in the wake of ISIL's occupation.

Iraq after ISIL: 'It was like a ghost town'

Yazidi

Yazidis in Iraq: 'The genocide is ongoing'

Members of the persecuted community are still struggling to recover from years of brutal assault by ISIL fighters.

Yazidis in Iraq: 'The genocide is ongoing'

Brexit

How has the UK changed since the Brexit vote?

Experts reflect on what the Brexit vote has meant for inequality, the environment, racism and politics in the past year.

How has the UK changed since the Brexit vote?

Labour Party

UK general election: Corbyn, Labour and the unknown

What can the party's history tell us about its current predicament?

UK general election: Corbyn, Labour and the unknown