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

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

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

Diffusion—Cardiff photography festival humanises tragedy and revolt 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

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

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

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

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

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

The Good Postman—a Bulgarian village where solidarity shone through

14 March 2017
The Good Postman documentary is the true story of a missed opportunity.

After woman is deported from Britain - resist the Tory wave of racism

28 February 2017
Deportations, attacks on refugees and plans to end European Union freedom of movement rules show the Tories true face—but they can be challenged, writes Dave Sewell

Hundreds of thousands march in Barcelona to say ‘refugees welcome’

21 February 2017
Up to 300,000 people marched in Barcelona last Saturday demanding the Spanish state welcome more refugees.

Locking people out to drown or starve is our rulers' rotten response to climate change

07 February 2017
Campaigners were set to meet in central London on Saturday to discuss climate change and refugees.

The Asylum Market—the film G4S don’t want you to see

02 February 2017
A new film, The Asylum Market, exposes the dire conditions that asylum seekers in Britain suffer in accommodation provided by security firm G4S.

Second death in weeks at immigration jail

17 January 2017
Also: refugees drown trying to reach Italy

EU abandons refugees to freeze to death

10 January 2017
Refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos had their thin summer tents covered in snow this week, as a deadly cold spell swept across Europe.

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