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Syrian refugees in Greece speak out - 'We've decided to live like humans'

12 April 2016
Refugees are resisting deportations and state repression in Greece

Cuts provoke a walkout in Greece

12 April 2016
Greece’s creditors were in Athens this week negotiating more austerity.

A left exit from the European Union is possible

05 April 2016
Outrage in the right wing press last week showed that it’s possible to put forward a socialist case for leaving the European Union (EU).

EU border guards enforce new Turkey deal but refugees resist in Greece

05 April 2016
Deportations from Greece began this week as the Aegean Sea lockdown deepens—you are either for the safe passage of refugees or with EU rulers’ cruel punishment, argues Dave Sewell

Reports round up

05 April 2016
Protesters were set to demonstrate in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, on Wednesday of this week to defend the town’s Women’s Aid service.

EU border clampdown sparks resistance in Greece

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

David Cameron's gamble on Europe may not work

30 March 2016
My prediction at the start of the year that “divisions among the Tories will become high profile” in 2016 has been amply confirmed.

Six myths about the European Union

30 March 2016
Left wing supporters of the European Union (EU) predict disaster if Britain votes to Leave. They say workers’ lives would get harder and racism would rise. But what would really happen? Socialist Worker looks behind six myths

Who needs the EU? They do

22 March 2016
The EU is a key part of the US imperialist project. Its rulers are desperate for Britain to remain in the EU rather than weaken it.

Refugees rounded up into camps by EU’s brutal deal

22 March 2016
Refugees arriving in Greece are being rounded up into detention centres under a new deal backed by Tory David Cameron.

David Cameron’s crisis grows after Iain Duncan Smith resigns

22 March 2016
Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation has exposed deep divisions within the Tory party, writes Charlie Kimber

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

Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

18 March 2016
 Protests set to take place across Europe as EU and Turkey debate how to stop refugees

Activist Chris Stephenson deported from Turkey amid growing state crackdown

17 March 2016
SOCIALIST ACTIVIST Chris Stephenson has been deported from Turkey to Britain. He is a victim of the crackdown launched by the state as part of its murderous war against the Kurds.

Tories are organised—we need to be too

15 March 2016
Thousands of people are furious at our rulers—from their treatment of refugees to the cuts that devastate lives while they bask in luxury.

Anti-racists will march in 17 countries on Saturday: Greece will see eight demos

15 March 2016
This Saturday is the first time since refugees broke through Europe’s borders last year that the mass movement has coordinated internationally.

Election breakthrough for racists sends warning from Germany

14 March 2016
A breakthrough for a new party in that has called for shooting refugees and outlawing most divorces sent a warning from Germany last Sunday.

Reports round-up

08 March 2016
Socialists, activists and asylum seekers in Huddersfield staged a protest vigil against the Tories’ Immigration Bill on Thursday of last week.

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’

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.

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