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Big marches as anti-racist fightback takes to the streets

17 March 2018
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

Nazi boat is blocked in Mediterranean ports, but refugees face other obstacles

08 August 2017
A boat hired by far right activists to stop NGOs from rescuing refugees has been turned away from a series of Mediterranean ports.

Scuppered—Katie Hopkins and the nautical Nazi people smugglers

01 August 2017
A gaggle of far right fools have managed to make a mess of “Defending Europe”.

Lebanese socialist activists targeted after call for solidarity with Syrian refugees

17 July 2017
Activists from the Socialist Forum in Lebanon are facing a campaign of threats and intimidation after they called for a protest in solidarity with Syrian refugees.

Let the refugees in

20 June 2017
As many as 600 refugees again face homelessness and repression at Calais because they have nowhere else to go

The death toll of the border grows

06 June 2017
Days before the election Britain’s border controls killed again. Kim, a Vietnamese refugee, killed himself in a French hospital last Wednesday.

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