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Anti-racist solidarity in West Wales

Anti-racist solidarity in West Wales Anti-racists are organising to show solidarity with refugees housed in a former military camp in Penally, near Tenby in West Wales.

Anti-racists stage day of action in solidarity with refugees

Anti-racists stage day of action in solidarity with refugees The national day of action came a month after Abdulfatah Hamdallah drowned in the English Channel.

Lesvos refugees who escaped a fire now face appalling conditions

Lesvos refugees who escaped a fire now face appalling conditions 'Everybody is tired. We want other countries to come and help us,' a refugee tells Socialist Worker

Refugees on Lesvos defy repression to march for freedom

Refugees on Lesvos defy repression to march for freedom Thousands of stranded refugees demonstrated on the Greek island of Lesvos after the camp they were kept in burned down this week. They were met by riot police with teargas

Fire destroys refugee camp in Lesvos

Fire destroys refugee camp in Lesvos A huge fire has destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesvos, where tens of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty are trapped

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing

Letters—It’s time for a new squatters’ movement to win us housing The horrendous situation facing renters during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in the private sector, is going to get much worse after 21 September

Notting Hill protest calls for justice and equality

31 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away

Woman refugee in ‘extreme poverty’ found dead next to baby in Glasgow

25 August 2020
Mercy Baguma was a victim of a brutal welfare system and of a racist immigration regime

Refugee drowns in the Channel as Tories call for more repression

19 August 2020
The 16 year old was trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy using shovels for oars

Racist ‘illegal’ pushbacks put migrants’ lives at risk

18 August 2020
 At least 1,072 refugees have been left to die at sea by the Greek coastguard since March this year. The Greece government follows the same racist logic as Boris Johnson

Tories’ racist migrant plan is a death sentence for refugees

10 August 2020
The government is using racist scapegoating against desperate refugees trying to cross the English Channel and reach safety.

Priti Patel announces new racist regulation

14 July 2020
The Tories’ new points-based system comes alongside brutal attacks on refugees, writes Sophie Squire

Fight back against right wing lies—refugees are welcome here

27 June 2020
Right wingers want to use the stabbings in Glasgow to stoke a backlash against migrants and refugees

Internationalism matters

28 April 2020
When the working class is faced with global crises, an internationalist response is needed. The coronavirus outbreak is clearly one such crisis.

New emergency laws used to target solidarity with refugees

12 April 2020
Police in Melbourne, Australia, fined and harassed activists using powers granted to deal with coronavirus

First coronavirus cases reported at refugee camps in northern France

05 April 2020
The first cases of coronavirus have been reported in refugee camps in northern France, according to an aid worker.

Horror for refugees as conditions make coronavirus more deadly

23 March 2020
In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.

Lesvos—a hellhole for refugees created by racism

15 March 2020
Some 20,000 refugees are trapped in the tiny Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesvos. Nick Clark spoke to some of those in the camp about the reality of life there—and to anti-racist activists about how they have organised solidarity. Photographs by Guy Smallman

Fascists and racist state attack refugees in Lesvos

10 March 2020
As the European Union (EU) encourages police violence against migrants at Greece’s border with Turkey, Nazis are targeting refugees on the island of Lesvos.

Lesvos refugee crisis—regimes collude to enforce borders

10 March 2020
The recent spike in attempts to enter Greece comes after the breakdown of a deal between the European Union (EU) and Turkey meant to stop refugees coming to Europe.

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