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Anti-racism


Racist laws to blame for drowning of hundreds of refugees in a single month

20 February 2018
At least 404 refugees died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in the first six weeks of 2018

Theresa May’s Calais border deal has made suffering worse

11 February 2018
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.

Trade unionists vow to take the anti racist struggle into the workplace

10 February 2018
Around 350 trade unionists from across Britain rallied against racism in central London on Saturday. 

Donald Trump uses his state of the union address to fight for survival

06 February 2018
US president Donald Trump used his state of the union address last week to attack migrants, ethnic minorities and women.

After new pay figures released - bosses, not migrants, are to blame for lower wages

06 February 2018
Right wingers have seized on figures for agricultural wages and immigration to say that migrants lead to lower wages. Alistair Farrow looks at the reality

After Darren Osborne is jailed - Theresa May has blood on her hands

06 February 2018
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) supporters across Britain are building for national demonstrations in London, Glasgow and Cardiff on 17 March.

Muslim parents furious after new attack on hijab by Ofsted’s Amanda Spielman

06 February 2018
Muslim parents are angry and worried after Ofsted watchdog chief executive Amanda Spielman backed a head teacher who had banned the hijab.

Cuts are to blame for the NHS winter crisis—‘health tourism’ is a racist lie

30 January 2018
Shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth pledged last week that a Labour government would defend the rights of EU migrants working in the NHS.

Anti-racists ruin Enoch Powell supporters’ day in Wolverhampton

28 January 2018
Anti-racists protested outside a meeting debating the legacy of racist Tory MP Enoch Powell in Wolverhampton on Saturday.

Twilight—a poignant reworking of a play that exposes injustice

23 January 2018
Martin Luther King said that riots are the language of the unheard—this play expresses that.

Mass demos mark the end of Trump’s first year as the bigot in chief

23 January 2018
Hundreds of thousands of people came onto the streets across the US to mark one year since racist, sexist US president Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Protesters ‘knock down the racist wall’ on Donald Trump anniversary

20 January 2018
A year after Donald Trump became US president, protesters with Stand Up To Racism staged a “knock down the racist wall”’ stunt outside the new US embassy in south London

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

18 January 2018
The Tories have promised £45 million for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais.

Students protest at University College London over racist eugenics conference

15 January 2018
Chants of, “Decolonise UCL” and, “End eugenics now” rang out in front of University College London (UCL) on Monday.

Tens of thousands march against the Tory-fascist coalition in Austria

14 January 2018
Around 70,000 took to the streets in Vienna - including refugees and trade unionists

Victory for anti-racists as Trump cancels his visit to Britain - now take on Tillerson

12 January 2018
US president Donald Trump has confirmed he won’t be coming to Britain to open the new US embassy in February.

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

10 January 2018
The explosive revelations of The Fire and the Fury book on US president Donald Trump has dominated headlines over the past week.

Don’t fall for the right wing myth of the ‘white working class’

09 January 2018
Tory austerity provides a real opportunity to unite working class people in resistance.

Israeli blacklist bans BDS activists from entering the country

09 January 2018
Israel has published a list of 20 organisations—including the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Britain—whose activists and senior officials are banned from entering the country.

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

02 January 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.

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