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Tories won’t tackle racism—they’ll fuel it

Tories won’t tackle racism—they’ll fuel it The government’s lie that it’s “committed to tackling racism” has been exposed once again. The Metropolitan Police has increased its use of stop and search powers. 

Terrorism Act 2000 - 20 years of increased racism, repression and injustice

Terrorism Act 2000 - 20 years of increased racism, repression and injustice The introduction of the Terrorism Act 2000 created a “racist, fear-based environment” argues a new report from human rights group Cage.

‘Horrific’ new terror laws will mean that more lives are ‘ripped to shreds’

‘Horrific’ new terror laws will mean that more lives are ‘ripped to shreds’ Tory home secretary Priti Patel wants to grab more powers for the state with a draconian terror bill.

Right want to use south London stabbings for more repression

Right want to use south London stabbings for more repression Boris Johnson unveiled a wish list of repressive measures after the shooting of Sudesh Amman in Streatham, south London, on Sunday.

Tories use London Bridge killings to reinforce right wing policy

Tories use London Bridge killings to reinforce right wing policy Right wingers are using the horrific killing of two people near London Bridge last week to bolster a reactionary agenda

London Bridge killings are linked to imperialist war

London Bridge killings are linked to imperialist war The horrific killing of two people in a knife attack on Friday in London is being used to bolster right wing ideas. The crackdown has to be opposed.

Say no to ban on Hizbollah

26 February 2019
Home secretary Sajid Javid, in his ongoing grandstanding campaign to be Tory leader, has declared Lebanese group Hizbollah a terrorist organisation.

Resist calls for clampdown after Parsons Green attack

19 September 2017
Racist politicians and newspapers have seized on the arrest of two young refugees over the failed bomb attack in London last week.

Spanish Tory government is hounded on its own march

28 August 2017
Activists in Barcelona made sure a protest in response to terror attacks opposed war and racism, reports Maria Dantas

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack

19 August 2017
Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

Gareth Peirce says there are serious questions over the Birmingham terror trial

05 August 2017
Three men from Birmingham and a man from Stoke-on-Trent were convicted last week of plotting terror attacks. Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain, Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz were jailed for life on Thursday of last week.

Islamophobic attacks soar as media and politicians push anti-Muslim hate

27 June 2017
Police have reported a surge in Islamophobic “hate crimes” after the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks last month.

‘I want to kill all Muslims’—racist terror in Finsbury Park

20 June 2017
A white van ploughed through a group of worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare House mosque in Finsbury Park, north London, this morning, Monday.

Theresa May promises new terror clampdown

13 June 2017
New terror legislation is reported to be a dead cert in the Tories’ plan for a minority government, whatever else is dropped.

Theresa May wants to use London Bridge attack to step up Islamophobia and repression

06 June 2017
Prime minister Theresa May is deliberately using the deaths of seven people last night to boost the Tories and encourage revenge against Muslims.

‘Don’t attack Islam’—residents at London Bridge reject racist scapegoating

06 June 2017
After Saturday’s attack the area around London Bridge in central London was in lockdown.

More powers for the cops won’t make us more safe

06 June 2017
Theresa May has said that the Tories will bring in new terror legislation.

Massacres made by the West

30 May 2017
Two massacres of civilians, including children, each on a greater scale than the Manchester bombing took place last week—and the West was directly involved in both.

Blame the system that creates terrorism

30 May 2017
Terrorist attacks are often a brutal response to a brutal world, explains Simon Basketter—and the only way to end the violence is to transform the society that breeds it

Police raids sow fear in Manchester

30 May 2017
The cops’ heavy-handed response to the Manchester attack has chilling echoes of the state’s deadly clampdown that followed the 7/7 bombings in 2005, writes Dave Sewell

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