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EU border clampdown sparks resistance in Greece

30 March 2016
Refugees, volunteers and anti-racists are resisting a clampdown in Greece.

Rallying to resist racism—thousands take to the streets across Britain

22 March 2016
Twenty thousand people marched through London last Saturday to say refugees are welcome and to reject racism and scapegoating. Over 3,000 marched in Glasgow and 300 in Cardiff

'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.

David Cameron sinks deeper into the sewer to block refugees

08 March 2016
Iranian refugees on hunger strike led a 70-strong protest in the Calais “jungle” shantytown against its demolition on Monday. It was the fifth day of hunger strikes.

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’

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.

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.

'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.

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.

Politicians plot a fresh clampdown on refugees

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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. 

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.

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