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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.

Protesters in London show solidarity with Calais refugees and migrants

25 October 2016
Around 150 people protested outside the French embassy in London on Monday night.

Anger as the 'shambles' of Calais camp demolition puts child refugees at risk

24 October 2016
Authorities in France began removing migrants and refugees from the Calais “jungle” camp today, Monday. It was home to some 8,000 refugees, including 1,500 children and young people.

Solidarity for child refugees arriving in Croydon after press goes on the attack

20 October 2016
Politicians and newspapers have whipped up a vile debate about whether small numbers of refugee children arriving from Calais are adults.

Child who fled Hitler in the 1930s now tells Theresa May - let in the refugees

18 October 2016
A man who fled the Nazis and came to Britain as a child refugee has slammed the Tories for locking out today’s refugee children.

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott speak at Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott, new shadow home secretary, were greeted with a standing ovation as they entered the Stand Up To Racism conference today, Saturday.

Afternoon workshops at Stand Up To Racism conference

11 October 2016
Migrant workers are not to blame for falling wages and worsening conditions at work.

Stand Up To Racism conference - activists debate and organise to defend migrant rights and oppose racists

11 October 2016
People have travelled from across Britain to join the Stand Up To Racism national conference in central London today, Saturday.

Over 1,500 gather in London to Stand Up To Racism

11 October 2016
Trade unionists, students, refugee solidarity volunteers, politicians, socialists and campaigners from all over Britain are queueing up for a landmark conference to launch a mass anti-racist movement.

Refugee deaths are the bitter fruit of European Union and British repression

27 September 2016
Hundreds of migrants drowned off the coast of Egypt yesterday, Wednesday. It was the bitter fruit of European Union (EU) naval operation in Libya that includes British ships.

LETTERS: I came to seek asylum—but they locked me up instead

16 August 2016
I come from Cameroon, where it is illegal to be gay. In 2012 I was caught with another man in a hotel and arrested.

Convoy to Calais - solidarity and anger as French authorities clamp down

21 June 2016
Hundreds of vehicles set out to give solidarity to refugees in Calais last Saturday. But the convoy was banned by the French authorities, reports Dave Sewell, pictures Guy Smallman

Syrian refugees speak out - 'We are continuing the tradition of the Syrian revolution'

31 May 2016
Syrian refugees face repression and danger but they are fighting back. Two refugees told Socialist Worker that facing up to the counter-revolution in Syria showed them how to resist

As Tories retreat on refugees - push to let more in

10 May 2016
Anti-racists scored a victory last week—but the Tories are still on the attack, reports Dave Sewell

'We must let in child refugees’—Labour's Lord Alf Dubs speaks out

03 May 2016
Tory MPs are coming under increasing pressure over their refusal to let unaccompanied child refugees come to Britain.

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