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The Asylum Market—the film G4S don’t want you to see

02 February 2017
A new film, The Asylum Market, exposes the dire conditions that asylum seekers in Britain suffer in accommodation provided by security firm G4S.

Second death in weeks at immigration jail

17 January 2017
Also: refugees drown trying to reach Italy

EU abandons refugees to freeze to death

10 January 2017
Refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos had their thin summer tents covered in snow this week, as a deadly cold spell swept across Europe.

Fight to open the borders as refugee dies in France

03 January 2017
A 17 year old Congolese refugee died at the French port of Dunkirk on Christmas Eve in the 17th known death at Britain’s border in 2016.

Yarl's Wood detainees speak out during protest in solidarity with refugees

06 December 2016
A big protest in defence of refugees made links with detainees locked up at Yarl’s Wood, reports Freya Blake

Stand Up To Racism activists take action for migrants and refugees

15 November 2016
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) campaigners joined protests and rallies across Britain last week—from central London to small-town Devon.

Refugees on the streets after Calais camp demolished

01 November 2016
Hundreds of people, including children, are still sleeping rough in and around the ruins of the Calais “jungle” as it is demolished.

Women refugees protest as Calais clearance puts hundreds at risk

28 October 2016
Hundreds of refugees—including many children—still face uncertainty and danger in the Calais “jungle” two days after the authorities declared it gone.

The real solution to the refugee crisis in Calais—open the borders

25 October 2016
Authorities in France began removing migrants and refugees from the Calais “jungle” camp on Monday. Some 8,000 refugees, including 1,500 children and young people, are being thrown to the wind.

French officials threaten Calais clear out will get harsher as Tories do nothing

25 October 2016
French cops sow confusion and chaos with camp clearance—but it could have all been avoided

Protesters in London show solidarity with Calais refugees and migrants

25 October 2016
Around 150 people protested outside the French embassy in London on Monday night.

Anger as the 'shambles' of Calais camp demolition puts child refugees at risk

24 October 2016
Authorities in France began removing migrants and refugees from the Calais “jungle” camp today, Monday. It was home to some 8,000 refugees, including 1,500 children and young people.

The Sun wot made it up - peddling lies about migrants

21 October 2016
The hyped up media war on refugees escalated this morning, Friday, in a slightly bizarre way.

Solidarity for child refugees arriving in Croydon after press goes on the attack

20 October 2016
Politicians and newspapers have whipped up a vile debate about whether small numbers of refugee children arriving from Calais are adults.

Child who fled Hitler in the 1930s now tells Theresa May - let in the refugees

18 October 2016
A man who fled the Nazis and came to Britain as a child refugee has slammed the Tories for locking out today’s refugee children.

Chasing Asylum film smuggles out the message from Australia's offshore camps

18 October 2016
This harrowing but powerful film to be shown on BBC Four next week exposes the human impact of the Australian government’s cruelty to refugees.

Ealing and Haringey - anti-racists get organised and on the streets in London

12 October 2016
Anti-racists lobbied Ealing council in west London yesterday, Tuesday, to demand councillors support the implementation of the "Dubs Amendment". 

Huge conference shows how we can stop Tory racism

11 October 2016
The Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) conference last Saturday was a fantastic success. It must now become the launchpad for a mass social movement.

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott speak at Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott, new shadow home secretary, were greeted with a standing ovation as they entered the Stand Up To Racism conference today, Saturday.

Afternoon workshops at Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
Migrant workers are not to blame for falling wages and worsening conditions at work.

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