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'I'll be there on 19 March' anti-racist demo, Iraqi refugee says - make sure you are too

08 March 2016
Iraqi teenager Amyna fled her home city of Mosul after Isis took control in 2014. Now she is planning to join thousands of others marching for refugees and against racism on Saturday 19 March.

Protest set to demand an end to Yarl’s Wood shame

08 March 2016
Protesters from all over Britain are set to surround Yarl’s Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire this Saturday.

Horror of anti-refugee racism must be challenged - step up the fight

08 March 2016
Meetings across Britain have shown the potential to build big anti-racist demonstrations on 19 March—now it’s time for the final push to show that Britain says ‘refugees welcome here’

Nato policing of European borders will make the refugee crisis worse

16 February 2016
Jens Stoltenberg is an obscure Norwegian politician who is the current secretary-general of Nato. This is a post reserved for European political mediocrities loyal to the Atlantic order dominated by the United States since the late 1940s.

Protest on 19 March to stop deadly racism

02 February 2016
At least 37 refugees drowned off the Turkish coast last Sunday, including babies and children, when their boat struck rocks.

'Free movement' in the EU is just a myth

02 February 2016
Supporters of the campaign for Britain to remain in the European Union (EU) are gearing up their efforts. The in/out referendum could come as early as June.

Politicians plot a fresh clampdown on refugees

05 January 2016
An historic migration of refugees has provoked repression—and resistance, reports?Dave Sewell

Fury after footage shows attack on refugee dinghy by Greek coastguard

24 November 2015
Greek coastguards appeared to be deliberately trying to sink refugee boats in shock footage released by the Turkish government last week.

Detained and deported - how the Tories really treat Syrian refugees

24 November 2015
As the first Syrians arrive in Britain, Dave Sewell uncovers the shocking truth of the numbers kicked out and detained by the British government

Cyprus shows up Tory refugee lies

10 November 2015
David Cameron is refusing to help refugees on British territory in Cyprus, writes Dave Sewell

Hundreds protest against Yarl's Wood detention centre

08 November 2015
 

Hundreds rally in London to demand that refugees are welcome here

05 November 2015
Up to 700 people joined a refugee solidarity rally organised by Stand Up to Racism in central London last night, Wednesday.

European rulers try to buy time with fresh clampdown on refugees

27 October 2015
French cops cracked down on refugees in Calais last week. They arrested at least 150 people and flew them to detention centres hundreds of miles away.

Theresa May attacks migrants as refugees are locked out

13 October 2015
The Tories’ Immigration Bill scapegoats migrants while Syrian refugees suffer, writes Ken Olende

Glasgow's proud history of solidarity with refugees

13 October 2015
Successes in building links with refugees and local people can be a model for others, writes Margaret Woods of Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees

Rulers' empty rhetoric is leaving refugees to rot

06 October 2015
A month after David Cameron pledged to take in 20,000 Syrians from refugee camps near Syria, details remain vague. 

Campaigners get organised to bring solidarity to refugees - and challenge divisive myths

06 October 2015
Activists across Britain are organising solidarity with refugees and challenging the right’s scapegoating and racism.

Edinburgh says refugees are welcome - but not Nazis

06 October 2015
Anti-racist and anti-fascist protesters outnumbered Scottish Defence League (SDL) protesters by ten to one in Edinburgh last Saturday.

Activists step up global refugee solidarity action

29 September 2015
Anti-racists in Britain are keeping up solidarity work as more refugees are killed trying to get into Europe.

European rulers close borders as more drown

15 September 2015
At least a further 34 people, including 11 children, drowned in the Aegean Sea off Greece this week.

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