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Fighting racism means fighting the Tories

Fighting racism means fighting the Tories Theresa May has presided over vicious racist assaults both as prime minister and home secretary.

Diane Abbott and trade unionists raise concerns about the Football Lads Alliance

Diane Abbott and trade unionists raise concerns about the Football Lads Alliance Labour’s shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and leading trade unionists have raised concerns about the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).

New Ukip boss Henry Bolton rails against migrants in first speech as leader

New Ukip boss Henry Bolton rails against migrants in first speech as leader New Ukip leader Henry Bolton kicked off his stint by attacking multiculturalism and immigration. Last week the former cop and soldier was elected Ukip’s fourth leader in just over a year.

Anti-racists will be on the streets as the Football Lads Alliance plans to march

Anti-racists will be on the streets as the Football Lads Alliance plans to march The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) plans to put “thirty to forty thousand” onto the streets of central London this Saturday.

Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right

Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there

Anti-racism round up

An imam was stabbed in the neck outside a mosque in Greater Manchester last Sunday. Police are treating the attack as a hate crime and have arrested two men.

Cage director found guilty for refusing cops’ ‘digital strip search’

26 September 2017
The international director of Cage, a human rights group, was found guilty this week of an offence under the Terrorism Act.

Parsons Green arrests prompt racist backlash

26 September 2017
 A bucket filled with explosives partially detonated on a tube train at Parsons Green, west London, on 15 September

Who’s on the march? We investigate the Football Lads Alliance

22 September 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) attracts people with a range of views, But fascists and racists joined its previous march, and it provides a platform around which Islamophobes organise.

Resist calls for clampdown after Parsons Green attack

19 September 2017
Racist politicians and newspapers have seized on the arrest of two young refugees over the failed bomb attack in London last week.

Newcastle abuse ‘not because of race’ says judge

06 September 2017
A group of men that abused girls and young women in Newcastle did not target victims because of their race, a judge has said.

Myanmar's military and Aung San Suu Kyi stoke racist attacks on Rohingya Muslims

04 September 2017
Thousands of Rohingya minority Muslims have been forced to flee their homes in western Myanmar in the last week.

LETTERS: A vulnerable child’s future was used to foster racism

04 September 2017
The issue of a “white, Christian child” who was fostered by a Muslim carer has been used to increase Islamophobia and racism.

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack

19 August 2017
Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

Donald Trump backs Republican senators’ plan to slash legal immigration in half

08 August 2017
Racist, sexist US president Donald Trump stepped up his assault on ordinary people last week

Gareth Peirce says there are serious questions over the Birmingham terror trial

05 August 2017
Three men from Birmingham and a man from Stoke-on-Trent were convicted last week of plotting terror attacks. Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain, Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz were jailed for life on Thursday of last week.

Show of defiance and unity in Manchester following arson attack on mosque

22 July 2017
In a show of defiance days after their local mosque was set ablaze, around 200 peopler marched in Newton Heath, north Manchester, on Friday.

Anti-racists organise after third fire attack on mosque in Manchester

20 July 2017
A mosque used mainly by Nigerians in Manchester was set ablaze last Sunday after a four-year campaign of racist harassment.

London mosques face threats

11 July 2017
At least three mosques in London received death threats last week.

New film Freesia tells the story of the fight against Islamophobia

11 July 2017
Freesia uses real examples of racist attacks to paint a picture of Islamophobia in Britain today. The film’s director Conor Ibrahiem spoke to Yuri Prasad

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