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'Today some lives seem more valued than others'

Today some lives seem more valued than others Experience tells us that this will be a testing time for the community. The media is in a frenzy.

Racist report used to scapegoat Muslims in Birmingham after Westminster attack

Racist report used to scapegoat Muslims in Birmingham after Westminster attack As details of the life of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood emerge, so is a veiled and poisonous type of Islamophobia

Calls grow for crackdown on Muslims after Westminster attack—we need unity against the racists

Calls grow for crackdown on Muslims after Westminster attack—we need unity against the racists Anti-racists and socialists have to act now to make sure the attack in Westminster on Wednesday isn’t used to deepen racism, bolster police powers and justify more wars.

Snoopers demand more monitoring powers

Snoopers demand more monitoring powers Tory home secretary Amber Rudd is on the warpath following Khalid Masood’s attack on parliament last week which left five people dead.

Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

Anti-racists gather across Britain to  join protests against racism Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

Trump suffers setback over second Muslim ban

Trump suffers setback over second Muslim ban US president Donald Trump’s latest Muslim ban has suffered a sharp legal reverse

Moazzam Begg—'The state targets Muslims’

28 February 2017
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg spoke to Alistair Farrow about the deep Islamophobia at the top of society—and how resistance to it gives him hope

Oldham 'Trojan Horse' claims boost racist agenda

20 February 2017
A racist witch hunt is underway in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The Sunday Times claims Muslims are trying to take over state schools.

US federal court rejects Trump’s racist travel ban

07 February 2017
US president Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and Muslims was deemed illegal at the beginning of this week. But the thuggish bully immediately hit back.

The revolt to stop Donald Trump spreads into the workplace

07 February 2017
Protests over new US president Donald Trump’s racist policies continue into their third week.

Tens of thousands gather for day of protest against Trump

04 February 2017
Tens of thousands have gathered in central London to kick off a day of protest cross Britain against US president Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban”.

Muslims in Britain say - join the London protest on Saturday against Donald Trump

02 February 2017
Activists are going all out to build for the demonstration against Donald Trump outside the US embassy in London this Saturday.

GALLERY - Thousands join protests against Trump's Muslim Ban

31 January 2017
Images from just some of the protests in towns and cities across Britain

Protests against Trump's Muslim ban erupt across Britain

31 January 2017
Towns and cities across Britain erupted in protest tonight, Monday, against Donald Trump’s ban on immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries.

Protests against Trump's Muslim ban sweep the US - and planned in Britain too

31 January 2017
Trump's attacks on Muslims and migrants have caused outrage. Full list of protests in Britain here.

‘I will not be silent after racist attack’

17 January 2017
Nahella Ashraf, an activist from Manchester Stand Up To Racism (SUTR), speaks out after being subjected to a racist attack on a trip to Hammersmith, west London, earlier this month

No more backsliding on defending migrants

03 January 2017
It’s no surprise that 2017 begins with attacks on migrant workers. But it’s disappointing that so many come from members of the Labour Party.

Activists resist Tories' Islamophobic Prevent strategy and racism

03 January 2017
Some 60 children a week were referred under the Tories’ Islamophobic “Prevent” strategy between March 2015 and March 2016.

Anti-racists rally against Islamophobic attacks in east London and Edinburgh

22 December 2016
Some 200 people protested in solidarity with a Muslim who was attacked in Chingford, north east London, last night, Wednesday.

Tory 'counter-terrorism' and Prevent has driven up Islamophobic racism

13 December 2016
Activists slammed the Tories’ “Prevent” strategy at an Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) event last Saturday.

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