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It’s OK to bash migrants, says EU court

21 June 2016
European courts ruled last week that Britain’s government can restrict access to benefits for EU migrants. Meanwhile charity MSF will no longer accept funding from the EU in protest at its clampdown on refugees.

Convoy to Calais leaves to deliver solidarity to refugees

18 June 2016
Some 185 cars, vans, buses and lorries stretched down Whitehall past Downing Street as the Convoy to Calais set off this morning.Other vehicles will join the convoy near Dover.

Don't let French authorities ban solidarity convoy to Calais

16 June 2016
French authorities have outrageously banned a huge solidarity convoy to Calais at the last minute. Organisers have vowed to defy the clampdown, and call on the British authorities to intervene.

The rich, not migrants, are a drain on society

14 June 2016
Politicians have been scrambling to outbid each other in attacking migrants as the European Union (EU) referendum looms closer.

Solidarity with refugees as Tories pass racist immigration bill

17 May 2016
Britain’s draconian immigration controls were tightened last week with the passage of the Tories’ Immigration Act 2016.

As Tories retreat on refugees - push to let more in

10 May 2016
Anti-racists scored a victory last week—but the Tories are still on the attack, reports Dave Sewell

Cast Away - Refugees tell stories that shame Fortress Europe

10 May 2016
Five refugees shared their stories with journalist Charlotte McDonald-Gibson for a new book to help challenge the brutal border policies of Fortress Europe. She spoke to Socialist Worker

'We must let in child refugees’—Labour's Lord Alf Dubs speaks out

03 May 2016
Tory MPs are coming under increasing pressure over their refusal to let unaccompanied child refugees come to Britain.

Migrants against the EU

26 April 2016
European migrants in Britain told Tomáš Tengely-Evans why the European Union (EU) is not a friend of migrants and refugees—and why they say vote Leave

Campaigners meet to plan solidarity with refugees and migrants in Calais

24 April 2016
Campaigners from across Britain came to central London today, Sunday, for a Trade Unionists for Calais summit hosted by Stand Up to Racism.

‘Accept that migration is the way of the world’

19 April 2016
Guardian journalist Patrick Kingsley spoke to Socialist Worker about his new book on the reality of migration into Europe

Anti-fascists plan protest in Greece as Nazi Golden Dawn mobilises against refugees

08 April 2016
Anti-fascists plan to gather in the Greek port of Piraeus tonight, Friday, as the Nazi Golden Dawn prepares to march against refugees.

Growing solidarity and trade union support for aid to Calais

05 April 2016
Trade unionists are stepping up their solidarity with refugees stuck at Britain’s border.

EU border guards enforce new Turkey deal but refugees resist in Greece

05 April 2016
Deportations from Greece began this week as the Aegean Sea lockdown deepens—you are either for the safe passage of refugees or with EU rulers’ cruel punishment, argues Dave Sewell

Refugees rounded up into camps by EU’s brutal deal

22 March 2016
Refugees arriving in Greece are being rounded up into detention centres under a new deal backed by Tory David Cameron.

Rallying to resist racism—thousands take to the streets across Britain

22 March 2016
Twenty thousand people marched through London last Saturday to say refugees are welcome and to reject racism and scapegoating. Over 3,000 marched in Glasgow and 300 in Cardiff

As anti-racists gear up for protests, housing campaigners say no to scaremongering

19 March 2016
Campaigners for social housing have spoken out against attempts to blame the housing crisis on migrants and refugees.

Anti-racists will march in 17 countries on Saturday: Greece will see eight demos

15 March 2016
This Saturday is the first time since refugees broke through Europe’s borders last year that the mass movement has coordinated internationally.

Asylum seekers' horror shows why we should march on Yarl's Wood

11 March 2016
Some 569 asylum seekers in Britain were forced to sleep in a disused freight shed in Dover between August and October last year. This included 90 children, who also had to sleep on the concrete floor with no bedding.

Don't deport Luqman - Sussex students protest to save their classmate

10 March 2016
Students in Sussex University were set to protest tonight, Thursday, against the deportation of student Luqman Onikosi. Some 17 students occupied a university building on Wednesday night.

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