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Anti-racists celebrate after Stansted 15 court victory

Anti-racists celebrate after Stansted 15 court victory Melanie Strickland, one of the Stansted 15, told Socialist Worker, 'It feels great to win. It’s been nearly four years since the action, I thought it would never end.'

Government builds racist anti-migrant offensives

Government builds racist anti-migrant offensives Tory home secretary Priti Patel declared she was “unapologetic” as she prepared to push through deportations and ramp up the repression of refugees trying to the English Channel. 

Man threatened with deportation flight to Jamaica says his life is on the line

Man threatened with deportation flight to Jamaica says his life is on the line The Tories tried to deport John on the last Jamaica charter flight in February. Now he is scheduled to be removed on 2 December

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe A corrupt detective turned supergrass whose claims against Scotland Yard led to the second Stephen Lawrence inquiry is being probed for perjury.

Windrush report slams government, but pulls back from fundamental change

Windrush report slams government, but pulls back from fundamental change The Tories’ treatment of the Windrush generation of migrants was “consistent with some elements” of institutional racism, according to an official report.

Protests and meetings build 21 March anti-racist demonstrations

Protests and meetings build 21 March anti-racist demonstrations People marched against deportations, and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged people to take to the streets to “show our opposition to the rise of racism”

New protests planned over vicious Tory deportation regime

05 March 2020
Campaigners have been boosted by the release—at least temporarily—of one person who had been readied for deportation.

‘No human should have to live like this’—Harmondsworth detainee speaks out

26 February 2020
A partially-blind man who has lived, studied and worked in Britain since the age of 15 fears he could be deported to Jamaica.

‘Locked in a detention centre, I work for £1 an hour’

25 February 2020
The Tories have handed Serco a multimillion pound contract to run a further two immigration detention centres

Fresh deportations show up cruelty of Tory racism

11 February 2020
“I’m going to die if I go back— the same people who killed my father will kill me,” Christopher, a man threatened with imminent deportation, spoke to Socialist Worker.

Tory plan for mass deportation to Jamaica suffers setback

10 February 2020
A Jamaican man says he faces “death and nothing else” if the Tories manage to deport him on Tuesday.

Fury as Tories prepare mass deportations to Jamaica

07 February 2020
Boris Johnson’s plan to deport as many as 50 people to Jamaica next Tuesday has sparked mass outrage.

Black Vests challenge racism of the French state

14 July 2019
Around 1,000 Black Vest activists and others occupied one of France’s most famous monuments on Friday—and were met by vicious police repression.

Deportation policy ‘poses a serious threat to the rule of law’

19 June 2019
A man who was deported from Britain says the Home Office “could not care less if I lived or died”.

Stansted 15 face a new ‘cruel’ trial after blocking deportation flight

26 February 2019
The Stansted 15 group of protesters have been ordered back to court over an incident for which they have already been punished.

It’s an outrage that Shamima Begum’s citizenship has been removed

20 February 2019
The withdrawal of citizenship is a huge punishment, delivered without trial. But it has come to be almost routine.

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

06 February 2019
A huge cheer erupted as the Stansted 15 group of defendants walked out of Chelmsford Crown Court in Essex on Wednesday.

Witness for an inquest into migrant’s death faces deportation under hostile Tory regime

04 February 2019
The Tories are trying to deport two people who witnessed the death of a Jamaican man who had been held at an immigration detention centre.

Update: deportation of Otis Bolamu halted after determined campaign

22 December 2018
Swansea asylum-seeker fears for his life if the British authorities send him back to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

After protests, Trump retreats, but bitter attacks on migrants continue

22 June 2018
Trump says he has ended the policy of separating children and parents at the US-Mexico border, but children may still be detained indefinitely with their parents

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