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Boris Johnson announces racist visa plan

Boris Johnson announces racist visa plan Tory prime minister Boris Johnson has ramped up racist scapegoating in the final week of the general election campaign. He unveiled a draconian plan on Sunday that would deny tens of thousands of migrants the right to live in Britain after Brexit. 

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign

Tories expose their racist rot in general election campaign Boris Johnson has announced a huge rollback of migrants’ rights in a bid to divert blame for the Tory-made crisis in the NHS and public services.

Labour set to bow to McCluskey demand to drop free movement from its manifesto

Labour set to bow to McCluskey demand to drop free movement from its manifesto The Labour Party looked almost certain to ignore party members’ demands to include defending freedom of movement in its manifesto, set for publication this week.

McCluskey’s opposition to Labour’s free movement policy gives into racist myths

McCluskey’s opposition to Labour’s free movement policy gives into racist myths As Labour prepares its election manifesto, Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey has insisted that freedom of movement for migrants won’t be in it.

Avenge their deaths

Avenge their deaths We have to make the Tories pay for the thousands of people who have been killed by their rule.

Refugees condemn system that led to deaths of 39 people

Refugees condemn system that led to deaths of 39 people 'When you have no options, you do whatever you need to do,"

New Tory immigration policies spark outrage from migrants

15 October 2019
The Tories’ plans will mean some people will be forced to leave Britain under the new scheme. Anti-racists should rip apart the racist border system, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Cops ramp up brutal refugee crackdown

17 September 2019
Refugees in northern France are facing a brutal border clampdown by British and French authorities.

Refugees evicted from camps in France—on Britain’s say-so

10 September 2019
Hundreds of people trapped at Britain’s border have faced increasing harassment by French authorities. Now—with the collusion of Tory Priti Patel—they’ve been attacked by police

Tories and French government plot new ways to harass refugees

29 August 2019
Tory home secretary Priti Patel and the French interior minister plan more repressive measures.

What can we do about climate refugees?

20 August 2019
Gabby Thorpe looks at the plight of people displaced by climate chaos and argues that we should welcome refugees

Tory plan for Brexit is a threat to ­two million EU migrants

19 August 2019
Whether you voted Leave or Remain, we should all defend migrants’ rights writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

National unity is unity with the bosses

13 August 2019
A growing number of MPs have backed calls for a “national unity government” to stop a no-deal Brexit.

Frontex—Fortress Europe’s racist border force

13 August 2019
As the European Union pours tens of millions of pounds into keeping refugees out, uncovered hidden documents reveal the violence it metes out at its borders. Tomáš Tengely-Evans says border force Frontex is the true, ugly face of the EU

Hundreds of migrants seized by US state

13 August 2019
Nearly 700 immigrants were taken on Wednesday of last week in the biggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) raid since Donald Trump took office. Over 600 Ice agents swept six workplaces across Mississippi.

After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers

09 August 2019
A court has blocked the eviction of 50 asylum seekers by the multinational giant Serco in Glasgow.

Resisting the US’s racist president

20 July 2019
As Donald Trump dramatically escalates his dangerous racist rhetoric and his vicious assaults on migrants, activists in the US spoke about what they’re doing to resist

Big US protests over horrific abuses of migrants’ rights

16 July 2019
Thousands of people protested last weekend across the US in defiance of Donald Trump’s horrific treatment of migrants and refugees.

Black Vests challenge racism of the French state

14 July 2019
Around 1,000 Black Vest activists and others occupied one of France’s most famous monuments on Friday—and were met by vicious police repression.

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees

04 July 2019
Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it

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