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Court backs up the Tories and locks refugee children out of Britain

Court backs up the Tories and locks refugee children out of Britain The high court delivered a blow to refugees and migrants last week. It rejected a challenge to the Home Office’s closure of a scheme for unaccompanied young refugees.

Another death in detention centre - as judge rules hundreds have been wrongly detained

Another death in detention centre - as judge rules hundreds have been wrongly detained A Jamaican man detained at Morton Hall immigration removal centre in Lincolnshire died in hospital on Tuesday of last week.

Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right

Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there

As refugee crisis grows in Europe, we say - let them in

As refugee crisis grows in Europe, we say - let them in The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks Thousands of people marched through Rome last Saturday in protest at police violence against refugees.

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe

New reports say Britain’s state has ‘failed’ child refugees - and makes others less safe Britain’s government has let down refugee children in Europe, and patrols it supports in the Mediterranean have led to more deaths.

Bring down the borders - and don’t capitulate to Tory racism on immigration

09 May 2017
Theresa May this week reaffirmed her vow to cut net immigration by two thirds, to below 100,000 a year. That target eluded her as home secretary—despite law after law and raid after raid to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

Iraqi family speaks out: ‘The way government treats refugees fuels racism’

02 May 2017
A family of Iraqi refugees has compared their intimidation by racists on the streets to that by the Home Office.

Racist rules refuse NHS care to thousands of people due to their immigration status

18 April 2017
Cruel immigration checks are putting vulnerable people off seeking the health care they need, writes Dave Sewell

Solidarity with refugees after Dunkirk fire

11 April 2017
A refugee camp near Dunkirk in northern France burned down on Monday. Some 1,500 people are now in desperate conditions and fearing deportation.

Anti-racist march applauded in Croydon after horrific attack on asylum seeker

11 April 2017
Alistair Farrow reports from Croydon anti-racist march, while Sadie Robinson speaks to migrants about the hell that is Britain's immigration system

Shock in Croydon as asylum seeker fights for his life after vicious attack

04 April 2017
Anti racists held a vigil in south London this afternoon, Sunday, in the wake of a vicious attack on Friday night which left a 17 year old Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker from Croydon fighting for his life. Doctors say he is in a critical condition.

Protest called after attack in Croydon leaves asylum seeker fighting for life

04 April 2017
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) has called a protest for tomorrow, Sunday, after a young asylum seeker was the victim of a "frenzied attack" by a group of people

Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

21 March 2017
Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

After woman is deported from Britain - resist the Tory wave of racism

28 February 2017
Deportations, attacks on refugees and plans to end European Union freedom of movement rules show the Tories true face—but they can be challenged, writes Dave Sewell

Lord Dubs slams Tory decision to shut out child refugees

09 February 2017
The same Tory government that’s opening the door to bigot-in-chief Donald Trump slammed it in the face of lone child refugees this week.

Locking people out to drown or starve is our rulers' rotten response to climate change

07 February 2017
Campaigners were set to meet in central London on Saturday to discuss climate change and refugees.

Stand Up To Racism activists take action for migrants and refugees

15 November 2016
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) campaigners joined protests and rallies across Britain last week—from central London to small-town Devon.

Refugees on the streets after Calais camp demolished

01 November 2016
Hundreds of people, including children, are still sleeping rough in and around the ruins of the Calais “jungle” as it is demolished.

Women refugees protest as Calais clearance puts hundreds at risk

28 October 2016
Hundreds of refugees—including many children—still face uncertainty and danger in the Calais “jungle” two days after the authorities declared it gone.

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