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Yarl's Wood detainees speak out during protest in solidarity with refugees

06 December 2016
A big protest in defence of refugees made links with detainees locked up at Yarl’s Wood, reports Freya Blake

The single market is a tool for the bosses

06 December 2016
Ordinary people are told that it is in their interests to support the European Single Market. In reality the single market was designed to nurture and protect giant corporations.

Labour must defend migrants—not attack them, says Diane Abbott

24 November 2016
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has slammed calls for Labour to oppose immigration.

Racist NHS passport rules will kill

22 November 2016
Some patients are being forced to show their passports before receiving NHS treatment—and the attack could spread to other areas.

A thousand more refugees drown this year than in the whole of 2015

22 November 2016
A series of mass drownings has brought the number of deaths in the Mediterranean this year to 4,700—20 percent more than the total for 2015.

Labour needs clarity, not slippage, in defence of migrant workers

22 November 2016
So much of what’s said about the supposed economic damage caused by migration is driven by xenophobic fantasy that has nothing to do with any genuine evidence

Stand Up To Racism activists take action for migrants and refugees

15 November 2016
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) campaigners joined protests and rallies across Britain last week—from central London to small-town Devon.

Why is Labour in such a muddle over migration?

08 November 2016
Labour needs to choose between defending migrants and pandering to racist ‘concerns’, writes Nick Clark

Refugees on the streets after Calais camp demolished

01 November 2016
Hundreds of people, including children, are still sleeping rough in and around the ruins of the Calais “jungle” as it is demolished.

Women refugees protest as Calais clearance puts hundreds at risk

28 October 2016
Hundreds of refugees—including many children—still face uncertainty and danger in the Calais “jungle” two days after the authorities declared it gone.

The real solution to the refugee crisis in Calais—open the borders

25 October 2016
Authorities in France began removing migrants and refugees from the Calais “jungle” camp on Monday. Some 8,000 refugees, including 1,500 children and young people, are being thrown to the wind.

French officials threaten Calais clear out will get harsher as Tories do nothing

25 October 2016
French cops sow confusion and chaos with camp clearance—but it could have all been avoided

Protesters in London show solidarity with Calais refugees and migrants

25 October 2016
Around 150 people protested outside the French embassy in London on Monday night.

Anger as the 'shambles' of Calais camp demolition puts child refugees at risk

24 October 2016
Authorities in France began removing migrants and refugees from the Calais “jungle” camp today, Monday. It was home to some 8,000 refugees, including 1,500 children and young people.

Solidarity for child refugees arriving in Croydon after press goes on the attack

20 October 2016
Politicians and newspapers have whipped up a vile debate about whether small numbers of refugee children arriving from Calais are adults.

Child who fled Hitler in the 1930s now tells Theresa May - let in the refugees

18 October 2016
A man who fled the Nazis and came to Britain as a child refugee has slammed the Tories for locking out today’s refugee children.

Ealing and Haringey - anti-racists get organised and on the streets in London

12 October 2016
Anti-racists lobbied Ealing council in west London yesterday, Tuesday, to demand councillors support the implementation of the "Dubs Amendment". 

Stand Up To Racism conference - activists debate and organise to defend migrant rights and oppose racists

11 October 2016
People have travelled from across Britain to join the Stand Up To Racism national conference in central London today, Saturday.

Over 1,500 gather in London to Stand Up To Racism

11 October 2016
Trade unionists, students, refugee solidarity volunteers, politicians, socialists and campaigners from all over Britain are queueing up for a landmark conference to launch a mass anti-racist movement.

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott speak at Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott, new shadow home secretary, were greeted with a standing ovation as they entered the Stand Up To Racism conference today, Saturday.

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