Amelia Gentleman – The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment

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Birkbeck’s Postgraduate Reading Group and The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology in association with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism present:

The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment

Amelia Gentleman, award-winning Guardian journalist, discusses the Windrush scandal and her role in exposing the government’s ‘hostile environment’ policy.

Amelia Gentleman is a reporter and author of The Windrush Betrayal, Exposing the Hostile Environment (Guardian Faber Publishing, 2019).  For her Windrush investigations she won numerous awards, including: the Amnesty International Impact Award; National Press Awards, Cudlipp Award for Campaign of the Year; British Journalism Awards, Journalist of the Year; and London Press Club, Print Journalist of the Year.

Introduction by Professor Jan Rueger (Birkbeck):

Accompanying images (courtesy of The Guardian):

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