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A pack of racist lies over Travellers in Cromer

A pack of racist lies over Travellers in Cromer Travellers did not run amok in a Norfolk seaside town last weekend—and the town was not put on “lockdown”

Housing workers resist pay imposition as activists vow to fight new Tory law

Housing workers resist pay imposition as activists vow to fight new Tory law Housing workers in the Unite union struck for 24 hours on Thursday of last week over pay. Housing campaigners also met to plan resistance to the new Housing and Planning Act. Travellers also protested against the impact of the law

Tories try to rush through housing bill

Tories try to rush through housing bill The Tories are desperately trying to get their Housing and Planning Bill passed before Friday of this week, when the parliamentary session ends. The bill will make thousands of people homeless.

Travellers fight back as Tories try to redefine away their rights

Travellers and their supporters are fighting government plans to attack Travellers’ rights.

Solidarity action in support of Harlow Travellers’ site

Around 20 people attended a Travellers’ site at Harlow in Essex last Saturday to show solidarity with the residents.

Return to Dale Farm - 'Two years later, we’ve got nothing'

Return to Dale Farm - Two years later, we’ve got nothing Travellers living in Dale Farm face a bleak winter. It is just over two years since Basildon council evicted them from their land and demolished their homes, reports Sadie Robinson

After attacks, Roma speak out - 'This racist bullshit must stop'

29 October 2013
The Daily Mirror ran a disgraceful story claiming that gypsies see blonde children as a “prize catch”.

Roma under attack in Greece speak out - 'We are human and we want justice'

29 October 2013
More than 50 police came into our camp at 6am. They broke into homes and threw clothes and furniture outside.

Cops break up families in search of racist Roma myth

29 October 2013
The scare about ‘child-snatching’ Roma people was based on nothing but racism, says Sadie Robinson

Dale Farm eviction pushed families onto a toxic wasteland

15 October 2013
Two years after Travellers were evicted from Dale Farm, Grattan Puxon tells Sadie Robinson about the human cost of being denied the right to a home

Protest planned at anniversary of Dale Farm evictions

08 October 2013
Travellers and their supporters plan to protest to mark the two-year anniversary of an eviction of Travellers from Dale Farm.

Cop raids target Travellers

17 September 2013
Police launched a series of raids targeting Irish Travellers last week. 

Protest against raids on Roma

23 July 2013
Roma people and their supporters are preparing for a protest to defend Roma from raids and harassment.

Court victory for Dale Farm activist

23 April 2013
A protester has won compensation from Essex Police after being arrested and held for hours with no access to water or a toilet.

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