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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.

Refugees seize helm and cross high seas to Malta

02 April 2019
The Maltese government is prosecuting three refugees under terror charges for hijacking a ship to make it to safety in Europe

Home is an empathetic sitcom exploring the refugee crisis

19 March 2019
Channel 4’s new six-part sitcom written by and starring Rufus Jones is very promising.

Police clear refugee settlements in northern France

13 March 2019
Police have cleared the two largest refugee settlements in Calais, northern France.

Activists show solidarity with refugees in Calais

12 February 2019
Delegations of anti-racists from Britain went to the aid of refugees trapped at Britain’s border in northern France.

We will be united against racism on 16 March

11 February 2019
Activists are gearing up for an international day of protest against racism and fascism on 16 March. Organisers from the US and Europe spoke to Socialist Worker about how they’re mobilising to beat back the right

Jeremy Hardy 1961-2019

03 February 2019
It is with profound sadness that we face the death of socialist and comedian Jeremy Hardy. Jeremy was a wonderful friend, an ally to anyone suffering injustice and a comrade to anyone fighting it.

Racist EU leaders are to blame for refugee deaths

22 January 2019
Around 170 refugees have drowned after two boats were shipwrecked in the Mediterranean Sea last week.

Refugees speak out on Tories’ sham border crisis

05 January 2019
Lost amid the Tory scaremongering over refugees entering Britain are the voices of the refugees themselves.

French cops crack down on migrants

04 December 2018
French cops have stepped up attempts to clear 1,500 refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais, northern France

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