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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.

History of hypocrisy over refugees

15 September 2015
David Cameron stands in a long tradition of British politicians turning away refugees. Sadie Robinson takes on their myths

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.

Thousands join marches for refugees in Europe

15 September 2015
At least 30,000 people protested in support of refugees in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Huge day of protests to support refugees

15 September 2015
Thousands take to streets to demand Britain accepts more than the 20,000 refugees planned by David Cameron

Busting racist myths about asylum seekers

04 August 2015
The lies the racists tell - and how to answer them

Tories demand military strikes to stop refugees

19 May 2015
The British government is leading a European Union (EU) plan to stop migrants coming across the Mediterranean by launching military strikes.

Protests in solidarity with migrants slam a deadly, racist system

28 April 2015
Protesters gathered across Europe in solidarity with migrants last week. In London hundreds protested outside European Union (EU) commission near parliament in central London last Saturday.

Raids and more border patrols won't help desperate refugees

28 April 2015
European leaders pledged more money to patrol the Mediterranean Sea after the deaths of 1,300 refugees in just one week last month.

Detainees at Dungavel join calls for freedom as protesters gather outside

31 March 2015
Detainees in Dungavel Detention Centre in Lanarkshire took to its grounds last week to join a solidarity demonstration taking place outside.

Refugees go on hunger strike—close the camps

10 March 2015
Over 100 refugees at Harmondsworth immigration detention centre near Heathrow airport have gone on hunger strike.

Airline passengers in Australia halt deportation of Chinese asylum seeker

06 January 2015
The forced deportation of asylum seeker Wei Lin was halted by passengers on a commercial airline in Sydney, Australia, on 19 December. 

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