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‘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-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

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.

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.

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’

Hundreds join Stand Up to Racism rallies ahead of mass demonstrations on 19 March

04 March 2016
Hundreds of people attended eight rallies around Britain yesterday, Thursday, as support for the anti-racist demonstrations on Saturday 19 March reached new levels.

Activists rally for refugees as EU leaders ramp up racist clampdown

03 March 2016
The European Union (EU) president Donald Tusk has issued a threat to desperate refugees trying to get into Europe. “Do not come to Europe—it is all for nothing,” he said in an attack aimed at “potential economic migrants”.

Tories’ Calais crime—fight to let the refugees in

01 March 2016
At Britain’s border in Calais and Greece’s border with Macedonia, Europe’s police are using pepper spray, tear gas, batons and riot shields to terrorise desperate refugees.

Border controls tighten as EU elite show true colours

01 March 2016
European Union (EU) states turned on each other last week in a bid to keep out refugees.

Go all out for 19 March anti-racist demos

01 March 2016
Activists across Britain are building for monster demonstrations on Saturday 19 March to say refugees are welcome.

Afghan refugee speaks out as French cops raid Calais 'Jungle' camp

29 February 2016
The police are currently evicting people from the “Jungle” in Calais. They are going round telling people they have one hour to leave. So far this morning, Friday, they have destroyed five or six shelters.

Protests as refugees in Calais face new attack - all out for 19 March demos

23 February 2016
French courts were deciding whether to bulldoze the temporary homes of around 3,000 refugees in Calais as Socialist Worker went to press.

Bad day for the Nazis in Preston and Newcastle says 'Refugees Welcome Here'

20 February 2016
Over 500 anti-fascists gathered in Preston town centre today to counter a march by the remnants of the Nazi English Defence League (EDL).

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