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Campaigners say ‘the border kills’ after Belgian cops shoot two year old

29 May 2018
Refugee support organisations in northern France have slammed the Belgian, British and French governments after a two year old refugee was shot in the face on 17 May.

How the Tory ‘hostile environment’ policies hit Syrian refugees

09 May 2018
Some refugees faced benefit sanctions as a result of undertaking English language tuition

Refugees suffer as governments collude to keep them out at all costs

08 May 2018
Horror stories from refugee camps in Greece and Libya have revealed the cruelty of the European Union’s (EU) border policies.

Solidarity protest called after vicious attack on a refugee in Edinburgh

08 May 2018
Anti-racists in Edinburgh planned to protest on Thursday after a young Syrian refugee was stabbed in the city’s Fountainbridge area last week.

Refugee children shut out of school by racist Tory law

10 April 2018
Refugee children and young people are being shut out from schools and colleges because of the Tories’ immigration laws

As Tories attack migrants - put them in a hostile environment, not refugees

10 April 2018
Theresa May is fulfilling her 2013 promise to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

Tories sneak out immigration reports

03 April 2018
The Tories tried to smuggle out five reports into their racist immigration policies last week in the hope they wouldn’t be noticed

Big marches as anti-racist fightback takes to the streets

17 March 2018
Anti-racism marches sent a message of defiance and unity on Saturday.

M17: Report 2: Thousands join marches against racism

17 March 2018
Chants of “Tories out, migrants in” rang out as thousands marched against racism in central London on Saturday.

Racist laws to blame for drowning of hundreds of refugees in a single month

20 February 2018
At least 404 refugees died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in the first six weeks of 2018

LETTERS: Behind the headlines—brutal police repression for refugees

20 February 2018
There’s a lot of desperation here in Calais.

Theresa May’s Calais border deal has made suffering worse

11 February 2018
Tomáš Tengely-Evans joined a solidarity delegation organised by Stand Up To Racism from Britain to Calais. He found police brutality and vicious treatment of refugees.

We say no to Tories’ vigilante border plan

31 December 2017
The Tories are considering using “volunteers” to guard Britain’s borders and keep out those deemed illegal

EXCLUSIVE - ‘No room at inn’ as pregnant refugee sleeps rough at Britain’s border

12 December 2017
Bassam and her husband have travelled from war in Kurdistan seeking safety in Britain. She is six months pregnant. But Tory Britain has shut the door on them.

Human Flow brings out the human stories behind the refugee crisis

12 December 2017
Behind the numbers which dominate the refugee crisis lie millions of untold stories. Artist Ai Weiwei’s film Human Flow brings them out, writes Sally Kincaid

Scrap the migrant detention system

05 December 2017
The system of locking up migrants in detention centres must come to an end, doctors have warned

Let Calais migrants into Britain, say anti-racists

28 November 2017
Campaigners taking aid to refugees say the only solution is to open the border, reports Dave Sewell

Anti-racists take refugee solidarity onto the streets

21 November 2017
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) supporters plan days of action this Saturday for the SUTR Calais Winter Appeal

West to blame for Libyan slave auctions

21 November 2017
The slave auctions of the 21st century take place in Libya—but the biggest culprits are in the British, US and French governments and European Union

Court backs up the Tories and locks refugee children out of Britain

07 November 2017
The high court delivered a blow to refugees and migrants last week. It rejected a challenge to the Home Office’s closure of a scheme for unaccompanied young refugees.

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