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European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route

European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians

Nazi boat is blocked in Mediterranean ports, but refugees face other obstacles

Nazi boat is blocked in Mediterranean ports, but refugees face other obstacles A boat hired by far right activists to stop NGOs from rescuing refugees has been turned away from a series of Mediterranean ports.

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable

Tory Brexit plan will make migrants more vulnerable The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe Britain’s government has let down refugee children in Europe, and patrols it supports in the Mediterranean have led to more deaths.

The death toll of the border grows

The death toll of the border grows Days before the election Britain’s border controls killed again. Kim, a Vietnamese refugee, killed himself in a French hospital last Wednesday.

The Other Side Of Hope puts refugees’ struggles in a cold context

The Other Side Of Hope puts refugees’ struggles in a cold context Well over a million people have been shoved through Europe’s “reception centres” since the refugee crisis began in 2015. Yet it’s remarkable how little impact this has had on the big screen.

Mobilise against racism after new refugee deaths

06 June 2017
After a new refugee tragedy underlined the urgent need to challenge racist immigration laws, anti-racists are preparing to protest straight after the general election on Thursday. 

Bring down the borders - and don’t capitulate to Tory racism on immigration

09 May 2017
Theresa May this week reaffirmed her vow to cut net immigration by two thirds, to below 100,000 a year. That target eluded her as home secretary—despite law after law and raid after raid to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

Iraqi family speaks out: ‘The way government treats refugees fuels racism’

02 May 2017
A family of Iraqi refugees has compared their intimidation by racists on the streets to that by the Home Office.

Diffusion—Cardiff photography festival humanises tragedy and revolt

02 May 2017
On 1 August 2016, 118 people were rescued from a rubber boat drifting in the Mediterranean Sea, 20 nautical miles off the Libyan coast.

Racist rules refuse NHS care to thousands of people due to their immigration status

18 April 2017
Cruel immigration checks are putting vulnerable people off seeking the health care they need, writes Dave Sewell

Refugees clash with police after Grande-Synthe fire leaves hundreds homeless

18 April 2017
Clashes with police erupted after the Grande-Synthe refugee camp was burnt down, and the EU has been blasted for turning a blind eye to refugees

Anti-racist march applauded in Croydon after horrific attack on asylum seeker

11 April 2017
Alistair Farrow reports from Croydon anti-racist march, while Sadie Robinson speaks to migrants about the hell that is Britain's immigration system

Shock in Croydon as asylum seeker fights for his life after vicious attack

04 April 2017
Anti racists held a vigil in south London this afternoon, Sunday, in the wake of a vicious attack on Friday night which left a 17 year old Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker from Croydon fighting for his life. Doctors say he is in a critical condition.

Protest called after attack in Croydon leaves asylum seeker fighting for life

04 April 2017
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) has called a protest for tomorrow, Sunday, after a young asylum seeker was the victim of a "frenzied attack" by a group of people

Incoming - the ‘othering’ of refugees on a heat-seeking camera

28 March 2017
by Richard Mosse

The West's war sees record bombing in Iraq and Syria killing hundreds

28 March 2017
Leaders who condemned the attacks in Westminster are sowing terror in Iraq and Syria, writes Dave Sewell

LETTERS: There’s plenty of room for refugees—just ask the toffs

21 March 2017
We need to thank the Financial Times newspaper for helping to explode the myth that “Britain is full”. Last week it ran a fawning profile of Britain’s largest landowner, the Duke of Buccleuch.

Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

21 March 2017
Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

As May triggers Article 50, the EU is still no alternative

21 March 2017
New EU attacks on Greek workers and on refugees are a reminder that our task is fight for a left Brexit

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