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Tory plan to deport Zimbabweans could be a ‘death sentence’

16 July 2021
The Tories are pressing ahead with more mass deportations.

Tories will make rescuing refugees a crime

10 July 2021
The Nationality and Borders Bill seeks to criminalise refugees over how they enter Britain. Refugees and activists spoke to Isabel Ringrose about the escalating attacks on refugee rights.

Close Napier barracks after court rules the site is damaging for refugees

03 June 2021
 Six refugees won a legal challenge against the government on Thursday.

Vile queen’s speech sets out Tories’ vicious agenda

11 May 2021
The Queen’s Speech read in parliament on Tuesday unveiled the Tories’ plans for future attacks.

Over 2,000 refugees die after EU state pushbacks

06 May 2021
More than 2,000 refugees have died during the pandemic as a result of illegal pushbacks by countries in the European Union (EU).

Victory as Penally camp closes, but keep up battle for refugee rights

18 March 2021
This is living proof that protesting against the Tories’ attempt to scapegoat refugees works

Refugees in Napier and Penally camps feel vindicated after damning report

10 March 2021
Refugees trapped in camps across Britain felt “depressed and hopeless at their circumstances”, according to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICBI).

Home Office risked refugees’ lives in Napier barracks by ignoring health advice

19 February 2021
The Home Office ignored advice to not house asylum seekers in the ex-army barracks at Napier in Kent, the High Court has heard.

Tories lock refugees in a coronavirus ‘breeding ground’

01 February 2021
Asylum seekers held at an ex-army camp in Kent have protested against the appalling conditions they’ve been kept in during the Covid-19 pandemic

Anti-racists slam new Tory block on child refugees coming to Britain

27 January 2021
The Tory government has slammed the door shut on unaccompanied child refugees trying to make it to safety in Britain.

Majority of people not in favour of reduced immigration, says new poll

25 January 2021
A new survey has exposed the lie that the Tories’ racist immigration controls have popular support

Baghlan Boy—a warts and all tale of survival and people trafficking

08 January 2021
Michael Crowley tells a story of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants fleeing war, poverty, domestic violence and other horrors crossing continents to try to find a better life

‘A massacre at Europe’s borders’ as over 100 refugees are drowned

16 November 2020
More than 110 refugees died in the space of three days in the Mediterranean Sea last week

Refugees drown in Channel as a result of killer border regime

27 October 2020
Four people, including two children, have died after the small boat in which they had set out from France to try and reach Britain sank in the English Channel.

Anti-racist conference ready to take on Tory scapegoating

12 October 2020
Activists are gearing up for the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) international conference scheduled for this weekend.

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 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.

Lesvos refugees who escaped a fire now face appalling conditions

17 September 2020
'Everybody is tired. We want other countries to come and help us,' a refugee tells Socialist Worker

Refugees on Lesvos defy repression to march for freedom

13 September 2020
Thousands of stranded refugees demonstrated on the Greek island of Lesvos after the camp they were kept in burned down this week. They were met by riot police with teargas

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