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Liz Fekete

Liz Fekete is Director of the Institute of Race Relations where she has worked for the last thirty years, and head of its European research programme. She writes and speaks extensively on aspects of contemporary racism, refugee rights, far-right extremism and Islamophobia across Europe and is author of A suitable enemy: racism, migration and Islamophobia in Europe. Liz has been an expert witness at the Basso Permanent People’s Tribunal on asylum, the World Tribunal on Iraq and in 2013 gave the second annual Malmö Freedom Lecture . Her most recent publications include , Alternative Voices on Integration in Europe (which foregrounds the work of youth groups and innovative anti-racist projects whose initiatives are largely ignored by the mainstream) and Pedlars of Hate: the violent impact of the European far Right