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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.

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.

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.

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". 

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.

Stand Up To Racism conference - activists debate and organise to defend migrant rights and oppose racists

11 October 2016
People have travelled from across Britain to join the Stand Up To Racism national conference in central London today, Saturday.

Over 1,500 gather in London to Stand Up To Racism

11 October 2016
Trade unionists, students, refugee solidarity volunteers, politicians, socialists and campaigners from all over Britain are queueing up for a landmark conference to launch a mass anti-racist movement.

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.

West plots to deport Afghan refugees back to warzone

04 October 2016
Western governments and their allies are conniving to send Afghan refugees back to a warzone.

Racist propaganda falls short in Hungary’s anti-refugee referendum

04 October 2016
Also: Narrow vote rejects Farc peace deal in Colombia

Anger as politicians pledge to demolish Calais 'jungle'

04 October 2016
The “jungle” shantytown of refugees in Calais is to be demolished “in the next few weeks”, French prime minister Manuel Valls vowed last Sunday.

Refugee deaths are the bitter fruit of European Union and British repression

27 September 2016
Hundreds of migrants drowned off the coast of Egypt yesterday, Wednesday. It was the bitter fruit of European Union (EU) naval operation in Libya that includes British ships.

Strike and protests confront Greek Nazis

20 September 2016
Golden Dawn fascists are facing opposition, writes Greek socialist and anti-fascist Giorgos Pittas

World leaders look on as refugees drown

20 September 2016
Dave Sewell looks at a United Nations Refugee Agency report which details the scale of the crisis as world leaders plan a new clampdown on refugees

Demonstration demanding demolition of Calais 'jungle' camp aids the racists

07 September 2016
Lorry drivers, shopkeepers, farmers, police, dockers and right wing politicians are protested this week in Calais to demand the demolition of the “jungle” refugee camp.

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