Socialist Worker

refugees welcome


European Union leaders unveil new plan to lock out refugees

European Union leaders unveil new plan to lock out refugees The European Union (EU) told rescue boats to let refugees drown in the Mediterranean last week.

5,000 anti-racists crash the Chancellor’s party on World Refugee Day in Austria

5,000 anti-racists crash the Chancellor’s party on World Refugee Day in Austria Austrian right-wing Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faced furious anti-racist demonstrators this week

How the Tory ‘hostile environment’ policies hit Syrian refugees

How the Tory ‘hostile environment’ policies hit Syrian refugees Some refugees faced benefit sanctions as a result of undertaking English language tuition

Refugee children shut out of school by racist Tory law

Refugee children shut out of school by racist  Tory law Refugee children and young people are being shut out from schools and colleges because of the Tories’ immigration laws

Tories sneak out immigration reports

Tories sneak out immigration reports The Tories tried to smuggle out five reports into their racist immigration policies last week in the hope they wouldn’t be noticed

Big marches as anti-racist fightback takes to the streets

Big marches as anti-racist fightback takes to the streets Anti-racism marches sent a message of defiance and unity on Saturday.

M17: Report 2: Thousands join marches against racism

17 March 2018
Chants of “Tories out, migrants in” rang out as thousands marched against racism in central London on Saturday.

Refugees handcuffed on a burning bus

27 February 2018
Security guards refused to let refugees facing deportation leave a burning bus until they were handcuffed

Racist laws to blame for drowning of hundreds of refugees in a single month

20 February 2018
At least 404 refugees died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in the first six weeks of 2018

Theresa May’s Calais border deal has made suffering worse

11 February 2018
Tomáš Tengely-Evans joined a solidarity delegation organised by Stand Up To Racism from Britain to Calais. He found police brutality and vicious treatment of refugees.

Updated - Theresa May’s Calais crackdown means more refugees will die

18 January 2018
The Tories have promised £45 million for a fresh clampdown on refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais.

EXCLUSIVE - ‘No room at inn’ as pregnant refugee sleeps rough at Britain’s border

12 December 2017
Bassam and her husband have travelled from war in Kurdistan seeking safety in Britain. She is six months pregnant. But Tory Britain has shut the door on them.

'Let us into Britain', say refugees freezing after snowfall in Calais

10 December 2017
Hundreds of refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais, northern France, are forced to sleep rough in appalling conditions.

Anti-racists bring aid to Calais refugees—and demand Britain opens the border

09 December 2017
Over 150 trade unionists, campaigners and students travelled to Calais on Saturday to bring donations and supplies to refugees.

Thousands march against Libyan slave auctions caused by West

09 December 2017
Around 5,000 people marched against the slave auctions in Libya in central London on Saturday.

Scrap the migrant detention system

05 December 2017
The system of locking up migrants in detention centres must come to an end, doctors have warned

Activists go to France in winter appeal for refugees

31 October 2017
Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) activists went to volunteer with refugees in northern France last week.

Border controls mean slavery and death

24 October 2017
Tuesday marked one year since the demolition of the “jungle” refugee camp by cops in Calais.And one year on the refugee crisis is as bad as ever.

Britain’s border shame one year after Calais ‘jungle’ demolished

14 October 2017
The humanitarian crisis caused by Britain’s border in France has been pushed out of sight—but it’s as bad as it’s ever been. Refugees trapped at Grande-Synthe near Dunkirk spoke to Dave Sewell about their lives. Pictures by Guy Smallman

European Union crackdown drives refugees to Spain on new dangerous sea route

15 August 2017
The number of refugees crossing the sea to Spain has tripled in a year. And in other international news Israeli army officers have talked up the possibility of a new war on Palestinians

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.