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Theresa May’s Calais border deal has made suffering worse

Theresa May’s Calais border deal has made suffering worse Tomáš Tengely-Evans joined a solidarity delegation organised by Stand Up To Racism from Britain to Calais. He found police brutality and vicious treatment of refugees.

Updated - Theresa May’s Calais crackdown means more refugees will die

Updated - Theresa May’s Calais crackdown means more refugees will die The Tories have promised £45 million for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais.

Trump attacks migrants and the planet - and increases the nuclear threat

Trump attacks migrants and the planet - and increases the nuclear threat The explosive revelations of The Fire and the Fury book on US president Donald Trump has dominated headlines over the past week.

Resist the rise of racism and the threat from the right in 2018

Resist the rise of racism and the threat from the right in 2018 Racist attacks, border controls, Islamophobia and the threat of the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) underline the importance of fighting racism in all its forms in 2018.

Scrap the migrant detention system

Scrap the migrant detention system The system of locking up migrants in detention centres must come to an end, doctors have warned

Let Calais migrants into Britain, say anti-racists

Let Calais migrants into Britain, say anti-racists Campaigners taking aid to refugees say the only solution is to open the border, reports Dave Sewell

Report slams Yarl's Wood migrant prison as campaigners call for detention time limits

16 November 2017
A damning official inspection into the Yarl’s Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire has added to the case against the barbaric practice of immigration detention.

Court backs up the Tories and locks refugee children out of Britain

07 November 2017
The high court delivered a blow to refugees and migrants last week. It rejected a challenge to the Home Office’s closure of a scheme for unaccompanied young refugees.

Health workers slam new move to deny care to migrants

24 October 2017
New up-front identity checks in the NHS that came into force on Monday are discriminatory and dangerous

Border controls mean slavery and death

24 October 2017
Tuesday marked one year since the demolition of the “jungle” refugee camp by cops in Calais.And one year on the refugee crisis is as bad as ever.

Another death in detention centre - as judge rules hundreds have been wrongly detained

10 October 2017
A Jamaican man detained at Morton Hall immigration removal centre in Lincolnshire died in hospital on Tuesday of last week.

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

03 October 2017
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.

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

03 October 2017
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

Ukip leadership contest deepens splits within the party

28 September 2017
The racist Ukip party is set to announce its new leader today, Friday, as the party’s conference begins in Torquay.

As refugee crisis grows in Europe, we say - let them in

26 September 2017
The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

LETTERS: Labour and the unions should not give in to scapegoating of migrants

19 September 2017
Freedom of movement gives migrants and workers from Britain the right to travel and work across the European Union (EU).

EU migrants slam the racist right wing Tories’ new plan to divide us

12 September 2017
Government documents leaked last week revealed the scale of the Tories’ planned clampdown on European Union migrants living in Britain. Migrants spoke to Dave Sewell about what the changes would mean—and how to take on the Tories’ racist scapegoating

Bosses, not migrants, push down wages—unions must defend freedom of movement

10 September 2017
Delegates at the TUC union federation conference considered trade unions’ response to Brexit yesterday, Sunday—and came up with a confused position.

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response

06 September 2017
The government is plotting vicious new restrictions on the rights of migrants to Britain from European Union (EU) countries, a leaked document suggests

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks

29 August 2017
Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.

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