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Styx - showing up the brutality of borders

Styx - showing up the brutality of borders Styx centres around a woman on a solo sailing journey from Gibraltar to Ascension Island who comes across African refugees in a sinking fishing vessel.

Refugees rescued but left stranded on ship by EU

Refugees rescued but left stranded on ship by EU A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock last week.

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock on Thursday.

Refugees seize helm and cross high seas to Malta

Refugees seize helm and cross high seas to Malta The Maltese government is prosecuting three refugees under terror charges for hijacking a ship to make it to safety in Europe

Home is an empathetic sitcom exploring the refugee crisis

Home is an empathetic sitcom exploring the refugee crisis Channel 4’s new six-part sitcom written by and starring Rufus Jones is very promising.

Police clear refugee settlements in northern France

Police clear refugee settlements in northern France Police have cleared the two largest refugee settlements in Calais, northern France.

Activists show solidarity with refugees in Calais

12 February 2019
Delegations of anti-racists from Britain went to the aid of refugees trapped at Britain’s border in northern France.

We will be united against racism on 16 March

11 February 2019
Activists are gearing up for an international day of protest against racism and fascism on 16 March. Organisers from the US and Europe spoke to Socialist Worker about how they’re mobilising to beat back the right

Jeremy Hardy 1961-2019

03 February 2019
It is with profound sadness that we face the death of socialist and comedian Jeremy Hardy. Jeremy was a wonderful friend, an ally to anyone suffering injustice and a comrade to anyone fighting it.

Racist EU leaders are to blame for refugee deaths

22 January 2019
Around 170 refugees have drowned after two boats were shipwrecked in the Mediterranean Sea last week.

Refugees speak out on Tories’ sham border crisis

05 January 2019
Lost amid the Tory scaremongering over refugees entering Britain are the voices of the refugees themselves.

French cops crack down on migrants

04 December 2018
French cops have stepped up attempts to clear 1,500 refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais, northern France

Donald Trump tells soldiers to shoot migrants arriving at US’s south border

06 November 2018
Racist US president Donald Trump has sent soldiers to the country’s southern border—threatening that they’ll shoot migrants from countries such as Honduras and El Salvador.

New figures on child refugees make a mockery of Tory promises

06 November 2018
Sea routes are becoming deadlier, but the Tories are refusing to offer refuge, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Thousands of migrants march on US border

22 October 2018
As many as 8,000 migrants from Honduras in Central America are marching on the US border.

Migrant children denied free school meals under harsh Tory regulations

08 October 2018
The children of refugees and migrants are going hungry because of the Tories’ racist immigration policies.

‘Dangerous’ racist rules scapegoat refugees

08 October 2018
Councils that refuse to house some asylum seekers are whipping up division, writes?Nick Clark

Powerful solidarity with refugees in Austria and Germany

17 September 2018
Anti-racists from Austria and Germany joined forces at the border town of Passau

Refugees storm border fence in effort to reach Spain

22 August 2018
At least 100 refugees stormed a border fence in Morocco on Wednesday. It is the latest successful attempt by refugees to force their way into the Spanish-controlled territory of Ceuta in North Africa.

Rulers spout racism—it’s time for resistance

21 August 2018
Every week politicians find new ways to wage war on migrants. And they are openly using language designed to encourage racism and violence.

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