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Tories will make rescuing refugees a crime

10 July 2021
The Nationality and Borders Bill seeks to criminalise refugees over how they enter Britain. Refugees and activists spoke to Isabel Ringrose about the escalating attacks on refugee rights.

Now ramp up the fight against Tory repression

06 July 2021
The Tories are ramming home a multi-pronged assault on basic rights.

British workers don’t benefit from less immigration

06 June 2021
As the pandemic forced many migrant workers to return to their home countries, Socialist Worker asks if British workers have benefited.

Close Napier barracks after court rules the site is damaging for refugees

03 June 2021
 Six refugees won a legal challenge against the government on Thursday.

LETTERS—Halting deportations means keeping up militant response

25 May 2021
We won a massive victory over immigration deportations last week on the streets of Pollokshields in Glasgow.

Tories unveil new crackdown on migrants and refugees

24 May 2021
Home secretary Priti Patel is trying to use racism to divide wokrers

Hundreds mobilise to block immigration raid in Glasgow

13 May 2021
After a magificent seven-hour protest, police were forced to release the detainees

Letters—Protests against football bosses show contradictions

11 May 2021
To see thousands of football fans on the streets opposing the way the billionaire owners had planned to rig the game and stop the European Super League has been brilliant.

Vile queen’s speech sets out Tories’ vicious agenda

11 May 2021
The Queen’s Speech read in parliament on Tuesday unveiled the Tories’ plans for future attacks.

Over 2,000 refugees die after EU state pushbacks

06 May 2021
More than 2,000 refugees have died during the pandemic as a result of illegal pushbacks by countries in the European Union (EU).

Refugees to be forced back to the Napier camp

13 April 2021
The Home Office is sending asylum seekers back to the condemned camp, reports Isabel Ringrose

Pandemic has worsened inequality and state repression, warns Amnesty report

08 April 2021
Inequality, oppression and state repression have deepened across the globe during the pandemic, according to a damning new report.

Tory plan to rip up refugee rights won’t stop people taking deadly routes

25 March 2021
Tory home secretary Priti Patel has announced plans to make it even harder for refugees to make it to safety in Britain.

US president Joe Biden offers no change on immigration or wars

01 March 2021
US president Joe Biden has already shattered any hope that he will move away from imperialism and racism.

After Dilyn’s Watergate - put down all the Tory dogs 

23 February 2021
The decay in Downing Street is getting absurd.

Home Office risked refugees’ lives in Napier barracks by ignoring health advice

19 February 2021
The Home Office ignored advice to not house asylum seekers in the ex-army barracks at Napier in Kent, the High Court has heard.

Cold, hunger and racism—refugees trapped in Penally camp speak out over conditions

13 February 2021
Refugees trapped at a camp in west Wales are cold, hungry and live constant fear of catching coronavirus.

Border curbs and Covid—don’t let the racists divide us

09 February 2021
Boris Johnson bragged last week that, in terms of Covid-19 border controls, Britain has “one of the toughest regimes in the world”.

Asylum seeker in Kent army barracks speaks out—‘We are locked up in hell’

06 February 2021
The Tories have corralled hundreds of refugees into a disused army barracks in Kent. Darius told Isabel Ringrose about the appalling conditions inside the place that is ‘not suitable for a human being’

Tories lock refugees in a coronavirus ‘breeding ground’

01 February 2021
Asylum seekers held at an ex-army camp in Kent have protested against the appalling conditions they’ve been kept in during the Covid-19 pandemic

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