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Refugees evicted from camps in France—on Britain’s say-so

Refugees evicted from camps in France—on Britain’s say-so Hundreds of people trapped at Britain’s border have faced increasing harassment by French authorities. Now—with the collusion of Tory Priti Patel—they’ve been attacked by police

Glasgow asylum seekers face eviction on a ‘mass scale’ at the hands of Serco

Glasgow asylum seekers face eviction on a ‘mass scale’ at the hands of Serco Private landlord Serco could begin evicting some 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow as early as this week.

Tories and French government plot new ways to harass refugees

Tories and French government plot new ways to harass refugees Tory home secretary Priti Patel and the French interior minister plan more repressive measures.

Tory clampdown in northern France spells disaster for refugees

Tory clampdown in northern France spells disaster for refugees The Tories are preparing for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais in northern France.

What can we do about climate refugees?

What can we do about climate refugees? Gabby Thorpe looks at the plight of people displaced by climate chaos and argues that we should welcome refugees

Frontex—Fortress Europe’s racist border force

Frontex—Fortress Europe’s racist border force As the European Union pours tens of millions of pounds into keeping refugees out, uncovered hidden documents reveal the violence it metes out at its borders. Tomáš Tengely-Evans says border force Frontex is the true, ugly face of the EU

Hundreds of migrants seized by US state

13 August 2019
Nearly 700 immigrants were taken on Wednesday of last week in the biggest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) raid since Donald Trump took office. Over 600 Ice agents swept six workplaces across Mississippi.

After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers

09 August 2019
A court has blocked the eviction of 50 asylum seekers by the multinational giant Serco in Glasgow.

New army of drones help oust migrants

06 August 2019
The European Union (EU) is pumping £95 million into an army of drones to monitor refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

Defend victims of Serco’s racist greed

29 July 2019
Anti-racists are demanding an immediate stop to the mass eviction threat facing up to 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees

04 July 2019
Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it

Refugees in Glasgow fled war - now Serco wants to dump them on the street

01 July 2019
Over 300 asylum seekers face being turned out onto the streets of Glasgow by multinational giant Serco. Alistair Farrow spoke to the tenants and activists on the frontline of resisting the evictions

LETTERS—Migrants are being left to die in the sea while the EU watches

24 June 2019
Italy passed a law last week that allows it to fine any person who rescues refugees at sea up to £44,000.

How system treats refugees with a bureaucratic cruelty

18 June 2019
A film about a family that flees to France from the violence of Central African Republic is a condemnation of the asylum system, writes Charlie Kimber

News round up: EU leaders’ cruelty could lead to a ‘sea of blood’

11 June 2019
The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been, the United Nations has warned.

Fury at Serco drive to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes

07 May 2019
Over 300 asylum seekers living in Glasgow face being kicked out of their houses by the hated privatising firm Serco.

European Union’s border plan will put more refugees at risk

23 April 2019
Europe’s rulers are split between those who want stronger external borders and those who back stronger national borders. But all their policies are deadly, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Styx - showing up the brutality of borders

22 April 2019
Styx centres around a woman on a solo sailing journey from Gibraltar to Ascension Island who comes across African refugees in a sinking fishing vessel.

Refugees rescued but left stranded on ship by EU

09 April 2019
A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock last week.

Refugees stranded at sea by racist Italian government

04 April 2019
A rescue ship carrying 64 refugees is stuck at sea after the Italian and Maltese governments refused to let it dock on Thursday.

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