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Anti-racists build Calais convoy

24 May 2016
Anti-racists are preparing for a convoy to Calais on Saturday 18 June. They will bring much-needed aid—and stand in solidarity with refugees.

Solidarity with refugees as Tories pass racist immigration bill

17 May 2016
Britain’s draconian immigration controls were tightened last week with the passage of the Tories’ Immigration Act 2016.

As Tories retreat on refugees - push to let more in

10 May 2016
Anti-racists scored a victory last week—but the Tories are still on the attack, reports Dave Sewell

Cast Away - Refugees tell stories that shame Fortress Europe

10 May 2016
Five refugees shared their stories with journalist Charlotte McDonald-Gibson for a new book to help challenge the brutal border policies of Fortress Europe. She spoke to Socialist Worker

From Campsfield to Calais protests demand end to deportations

08 May 2016
Immigration detention centres from Scotland to northern France were targeted by anti-racist protesters as part of a day of action yesterday, Saturday.

'We must let in child refugees’—Labour's Lord Alf Dubs speaks out

03 May 2016
Tory MPs are coming under increasing pressure over their refusal to let unaccompanied child refugees come to Britain.

CWU conference votes for solidarity with refugees but also to defend the EU

26 April 2016
Postal and telecom workers debated the EU referendum, fighting the Trade Union Bill and their relationship to the Labour Party this week. They were meeting in Bournemouth for their CWU union’s annual conference.

Convoy and vigils show solidarity for refugees and migrants

26 April 2016
Vigils for those who drowned in the Mediterranean brought out around 100 people in London, 30 in York and up to 70 in Nottingham last week.

Tories leave child refugees to rot as protests hit Greek island of Chios

26 April 2016
The government was disgracefully fighting to stop unaccompanied child refugees from being allowed into Britain on Monday of this week.

Campaigners meet to plan solidarity with refugees and migrants in Calais

24 April 2016
Campaigners from across Britain came to central London today, Sunday, for a Trade Unionists for Calais summit hosted by Stand Up to Racism.

Refugee speaks out from inside detention camp on Chios in the Greek islands

21 April 2016
More than 7,000 refugees are now locked in detention camps on the Greek islands, following a European Union (EU) deal with Turkey last month. They face prison-like conditions and uncertain futures. But they are also fighting back.

‘Accept that migration is the way of the world’

19 April 2016
Guardian journalist Patrick Kingsley spoke to Socialist Worker about his new book on the reality of migration into Europe

State murder: 400 feared drowned after EU and NATO close route to Greece

18 April 2016
As many as 400 people are feared to have drowned today, Monday, in the worst disaster of the refugee crisis this year.

Syrian refugees in Greece speak out - 'We've decided to live like humans'

12 April 2016
Refugees are resisting deportations and state repression in Greece

Anti-fascists stop Nazi Golden Dawn marching against refugees in Greece

12 April 2016
Greek fascist party Golden Dawn called a demonstration at the port of Piraeus near Athens on Friday night of last week.

Dheepan—fighter’s flight is a unique take on war veteran films

12 April 2016
The story of the veterans of failed wars has been a Hollywood staple since Vietnam in the 1970s.

Anti-fascists plan protest in Greece as Nazi Golden Dawn mobilises against refugees

08 April 2016
Anti-fascists plan to gather in the Greek port of Piraeus tonight, Friday, as the Nazi Golden Dawn prepares to march against refugees.

Growing solidarity and trade union support for aid to Calais

05 April 2016
Trade unionists are stepping up their solidarity with refugees stuck at Britain’s border.

EU border guards enforce new Turkey deal but refugees resist in Greece

05 April 2016
Deportations from Greece began this week as the Aegean Sea lockdown deepens—you are either for the safe passage of refugees or with EU rulers’ cruel punishment, argues Dave Sewell

Trade unionists show solidarity with Calais refugees facing state repression

05 April 2016
A group of trade unionists took over £1,000 to refugees in Calais last week. The French state has demolished half the camp since our previous visit several weeks ago. It was a shock to see.

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