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Stand Up to Racism

Leaked measures show Tories want to stop refugees crossing to Britain by any means

03 October 2020
Anti-racists staged a protest outside Downing Street against proposed Tory plans to ramp up repression against refugees.

Asylum seeker granted limited leave to stay but says the fight isn't over

25 September 2020
An asylum seeker in Glasgow finished his hunger strike after the Home Office granted him limited leave to remain in Britain on Thursday. Abdul Safi stitched his lips shut and went on hunger strike on Monday in protest at 12 years of living in legal limbo.

Asylum seeker left in legal limbo refuses to end hunger strike

23 September 2020
An asylum seeker in Glasgow is refusing to end a hunger strike until the Home Office allows him to stay in Britain.

Anti-racists stage day of action in solidarity with refugees

19 September 2020
The national day of action came a month after Abdulfatah Hamdallah drowned in the English Channel.

Activists are organising to build anti-racist movement

08 September 2020
Supporters of Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) across Britain planned to “take the knee” for Black Lives Matter on Friday this week.

Black Lives Matter protests in US demand justice

29 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter movement continues to inspire millions of Americans to take action. Thousands of marchers descended on Washington’s National Mall on Friday to demand racial justice and to mourn black Americans killed by racist police.

Protests rage across US following shootings

27 August 2020
Protests have swept Kenosha, Wisconsin, after a far right gunman shot down protesters against police violence.

Woman refugee in ‘extreme poverty’ found dead next to baby in Glasgow

25 August 2020
Mercy Baguma was a victim of a brutal welfare system and of a racist immigration regime

Refugee drowns in the Channel as Tories call for more repression

19 August 2020
The 16 year old was trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy using shovels for oars

Tories won’t tackle racism—they’ll fuel it

28 July 2020
The government’s lie that it’s “committed to tackling racism” has been exposed once again. The Metropolitan Police has increased its use of stop and search powers. 

Stop and search and Section 60 come under fire

28 July 2020
Hundreds of people marched in south London last Saturday to demand an end to police stop and search powers.

Carmarthen protest says Picton monument must fall

21 July 2020
Around 100 people gathered in Carmarthen in west Wales last Saturday to demand the toppling of the town’s Picton monument.

Protests continue to say that Black Lives Matter and refugee lives matter

01 July 2020
Anti-racist protests took place in many parts of Britain on Wednesday

Fight back against right wing lies—refugees are welcome here

27 June 2020
Right wingers want to use the stabbings in Glasgow to stoke a backlash against migrants and refugees

Protests across Britain show the breadth of Black Lives Matter movement

17 June 2020
 Thousands of people “took the knee” at Black Lives Matter protests in towns and cities across Britain on Wednesday.

Protest says black lives matter at work

16 June 2020
Over 50 people protested against institutional racism outside St George’s hospital and medical school in Tooting, south London, on Monday.

Anti-racists across Britain take the knee

10 June 2020
Thousands of people “took the knee” to protest against racism and remember George Floyd

Outrage at south London incident

01 June 2020
Anti-racists in south east London were set to protest on Wednesday of this week after footage showed a woman shouting, “I can’t breathe” as she was restrained by police in Lewisham.

Protests over racist attacks

19 May 2020
Supporters of Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) in Leicester and Lowestoft have organised socially-distanced protests after racist attacks.

Damning evidence of scale of black and Asian virus deaths

11 May 2020
Black people are four times more likely to die from coronavirus than whites, according to the Office for National Statistic (ONS).Fresh figures, published last week, showed black women are 4.3 times more likely to die and black men are 4.2 times more likely

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