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Activists show solidarity with refugees in Calais

Activists show solidarity with refugees in Calais Delegations of anti-racists from Britain went to the aid of refugees trapped at Britain’s border in northern France.

Cheers as Stansted 15 walk free - now the fight is on to quash their convictions

Cheers as Stansted 15 walk free - now the fight is on to quash their convictions A huge cheer erupted as the Stansted 15 group of defendants walked out of Chelmsford Crown Court in Essex on Wednesday.

Update: deportation of Otis Bolamu halted after determined campaign

Update: deportation of Otis Bolamu halted after determined campaign Swansea asylum-seeker fears for his life if the British authorities send him back to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

European Union leaders unveil new plan to lock out refugees

European Union leaders unveil new plan to lock out refugees The European Union (EU) told rescue boats to let refugees drown in the Mediterranean last week.

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders Horrifying images and footage have shown the true face of the US border regime.

European rulers plot new clampdown on refugees after Aquarius docks in Spain

European rulers plot new clampdown on refugees after Aquarius docks in Spain Hundreds of refugees arrived in Spain on Sunday after more than a week stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.

Campaigners say ‘the border kills’ after Belgian cops shoot two year old

29 May 2018
Refugee support organisations in northern France have slammed the Belgian, British and French governments after a two year old refugee was shot in the face on 17 May.

As Tories attack migrants - put them in a hostile environment, not refugees

10 April 2018
Theresa May is fulfilling her 2013 promise to create a “hostile environment” for migrants.

From inside Yarl’s Wood: ‘Keeping people in here indefinitely is killing us’

23 March 2018
Detainee speaks out as a House of Commons committee hears damning evidence of the regime at Yarl’s Wood

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

07 November 2017
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

10 October 2017
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

03 October 2017
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

26 September 2017
The refugee crisis has not gone away—if anything it is getting worse.

Thousands of protesters in Rome defend refugees after police attacks

29 August 2017
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

12 July 2017
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

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