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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.

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.

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.

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

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-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.

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