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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.

EU border clampdown sparks resistance in Greece

30 March 2016
Refugees, volunteers and anti-racists are resisting a clampdown in Greece.

Refugees rounded up into camps by EU’s brutal deal

22 March 2016
Refugees arriving in Greece are being rounded up into detention centres under a new deal backed by Tory David Cameron.

Rallying to resist racism—thousands take to the streets across Britain

22 March 2016
Twenty thousand people marched through London last Saturday to say refugees are welcome and to reject racism and scapegoating. Over 3,000 marched in Glasgow and 300 in Cardiff

WATCH: London Stand up to Racism demonstration

20 March 2016
Twenty thousand people marched through London on Saturday 19 March to say refugees are welcome and to reject racism and scapegoating.

As anti-racists gear up for protests, housing campaigners say no to scaremongering

19 March 2016
Campaigners for social housing have spoken out against attempts to blame the housing crisis on migrants and refugees.

Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

18 March 2016
 Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

Anti-racism round-up

15 March 2016
‘Prevent targets Muslims’ |Bill to ramp up discrimination | Don’t let them deport Favour | Denied the right to settle

‘Refugees dying at border need you to protest now’

15 March 2016
Thousands of refugees marched out of the camp in Idomeni, northern Greece, on Monday of this week, looking for a way across the Macedonian border.

Tories are organised—we need to be too

15 March 2016
Thousands of people are furious at our rulers—from their treatment of refugees to the cuts that devastate lives while they bask in luxury.

Anti-racists will march in 17 countries on Saturday: Greece will see eight demos

15 March 2016
This Saturday is the first time since refugees broke through Europe’s borders last year that the mass movement has coordinated internationally.

Delacroix and the rise of modern art

15 March 2016
This superb exhibition explores early 19th century French painter Eugene Delacroix’s influence on the movements that would later transform modern art.

Anti-racists go all out in final push to build Saturday's mass demonstrations

14 March 2016
Meetings and rallies to build this Saturday’s Stand up to Racism demonstrations are continuing right up to the wire this week.

Election breakthrough for racists sends warning from Germany

14 March 2016
A breakthrough for a new party in that has called for shooting refugees and outlawing most divorces sent a warning from Germany last Sunday.

Protest set to demand an end to Yarl’s Wood shame

08 March 2016
Protesters from all over Britain are set to surround Yarl’s Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire this Saturday.

Reports round-up

08 March 2016
Socialists, activists and asylum seekers in Huddersfield staged a protest vigil against the Tories’ Immigration Bill on Thursday of last week.

Horror of anti-refugee racism must be challenged - step up the fight

08 March 2016
Meetings across Britain have shown the potential to build big anti-racist demonstrations on 19 March—now it’s time for the final push to show that Britain says ‘refugees welcome here’

David Cameron sinks deeper into the sewer to block refugees

08 March 2016
Iranian refugees on hunger strike led a 70-strong protest in the Calais “jungle” shantytown against its demolition on Monday. It was the fifth day of hunger strikes.

'I'll be there on 19 March' anti-racist demo, Iraqi refugee says - make sure you are too

08 March 2016
Iraqi teenager Amyna fled her home city of Mosul after Isis took control in 2014. Now she is planning to join thousands of others marching for refugees and against racism on Saturday 19 March.

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