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After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers

After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers A court has blocked the eviction of 50 asylum seekers by the multinational giant Serco in Glasgow.

Resisting the US’s racist president

Resisting the US’s racist president As Donald Trump dramatically escalates his dangerous racist rhetoric and his vicious assaults on migrants, activists in the US spoke about what they’re doing to resist

Big US protests over horrific abuses of migrants’ rights

Big US protests over horrific abuses of migrants’ rights Thousands of people protested last weekend across the US in defiance of Donald Trump’s horrific treatment of migrants and refugees.

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it

Six reasons to march against Trump

Six reasons to march against Trump The world’s most infamous racist, sexist climate denier is heading to Britain next month. Alistair Farrow looks at the impact of US president Donald Trump’s nasty policies in the US—and explains why you should join protests against him

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

Stansted 15 face a new ‘cruel’ trial after blocking deportation flight The Stansted 15 group of protesters have been ordered back to court over an incident for which they have already been punished.

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.

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

Australia’s PM toppled as Tory government gets desperate

25 August 2018
The Tories are tearing themselves apart in the face of a looming wipeout at the next general election. But they are likely to move even further right.

New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing

03 July 2018
The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a US Democratic Party internal election last week reflects a mood to resist Trump, writes Alistair Farrow

Protests erupt to challenge Trump’s racist border laws

01 July 2018
Protests gripped towns and cities across the US on Saturday as hundreds of thousands of people demanded an end to Donald Trump’s brutal border policies. Some 700 demonstrations were recorded.

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

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders

19 June 2018
Horrifying images and footage have shown the true face of the US border regime.

Windrush scandal flows from Tory racism, not just incompetence

20 April 2018
Theresa May's policy of a 'hostile environment' for migrants was part of a systematic racist drive.

Fight for the rights of all migrants to stay

17 April 2018
The treatment of “Windrush generation” migrants has exposed Britain’s immigration system has been exposed as a racist, bungling bureaucracy.

From inside Yarl’s Wood: ‘Keeping people in here indefinitely is killing us’

23 March 2018
Detainee speaks out as a House of Commons committee hears damning evidence of the regime at Yarl’s Wood

Protest at Yarl’s Wood in support of hunger strike

20 March 2018
Detained migrant women are demanding the Home Office be “held to account for their actions” as they begin the fourth week of a hunger strike.

Another black man dies after contact with police

13 March 2018
A man has died after coming into contact with the police in Catford, south east London, last Friday.

Fresh Tory bill means new attacks on migrants

13 March 2018
As top Tories ramp up scapegoating of migrants, Labour must oppose racism, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

‘We want justice,’ say Yarl’s Wood hunger strikers

06 March 2018
The Tories have threatened to deport women at Yarl’s Wood detention centre for daring to resist Britain’s racist immigration laws

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