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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

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.

Notting Hill protest calls for justice and equality

31 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away

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

New emergency laws used to target solidarity with refugees

12 April 2020
Police in Melbourne, Australia, fined and harassed activists using powers granted to deal with coronavirus

‘Bring in all the refugees —give them asylum now’

03 March 2020
As European border forces prepare to beat back thousands of refugees, the call needs to go out to let them in.

‘Campaign in every way we know how’ for safety of child refugees, says Alf Dubs

28 January 2020
Labour peer Alf Dubs has urged campaigners to “use every means possible to keep up pressure” after Tory MPs voted to dump protections for child refugees

Protest for child refugees

21 January 2020
Protesters from charity Safe Passage and Stand Up To Racism held a demonstration in central London on Monday in defence of child refugees’ rights.

New racist Tory rules will murder refugee children

14 January 2020
A vicious Tory attack could kill more child refugees as they try to make it to safety in Britain

Child dies in the European Union’s border crackdown

18 November 2019
The European Union’s (EU) border policy has caused the death of a nine month old baby in one of Greece’s vast, overcrowded refugee camps.

Families left in torment after Essex lorry deaths

29 October 2019
Vietnamese families fear that their relatives were among the 39 refugees who died in a ­refrigerated truck in Essex last week.

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