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Calais camp swells—but Tories keep border shut

30 August 2016
The Border Force boat Valiant was scrambled on Thursday morning of last week to intercept a small dinghy crossing the Channel.

Australian protests for refugee rights grow

30 August 2016
Thousands protest as opposition to refugee detention surges, reports James Supple in Sydney

French cops ramp up terror as refugee numbers grow in Calais

16 August 2016
A wave of state harassment and the arrival of new refugees are making conditions in the “jungle” shantytown in Calais even more intolerable.

Detention centre death slammed by Home Office's own report

02 August 2016
A seriously ill 43 year old man died handcuffed to his hospital bed because immigration detention officers feared he would escape.

Anger at bosses' collusion on immigration raid but migrant pay strike at Fawley wins

02 August 2016
Bosses hope discrimination will divide us, but a successful strike of migrant workers at Fawley refinery was an important victory, writes Dave Sewell

LETTERS: Stand with refugees against councils and media smears

02 August 2016
Residents on the Scottish island of Bute have hit back at pernicious claims made in the Daily Mail newspaper last week that Syrian refugees here “want to leave”.

Jeremy Corbyn receives a hero's welcome at Unite union conference

13 July 2016
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn received a hero's welcome at the Unite union's conference in Brighton today, Wednesday.

Exodus is a unique record of the resilience of refugees

12 July 2016
The BBC’s exploration of the refugee crisis in Europe exposes the impact of racist immigration controls on desperate people, writes Margaret Woods

LETTERS: The state stopped the convoy to Calais but can’t stop solidarity

28 June 2016
Myself and 19 others travelled from Wakefield to Folkestone to take much-needed aid to people in Calais. We were part of the nationwide convoy of 250 vehicles.

Protesters put the politics back into a corporatised London Pride march

25 June 2016
Tens of thousands of people marched through London on the huge LGBT+ Pride march today, Saturday.

Unison conference rejects racism

23 June 2016
The leadership of the Unison union vowed to challenge racism and homophobia head-on at its annual conference in Brighton this week after the Orlando homophobic massacre and the killing of MP Jo Cox.

Convoy to Calais blocked, but still a big success

18 June 2016
Campaigners from the convoy to Calais rallied outside the French embassy in London this evening, Saturday, after French authorities refused to let them enter into France earlier in the day.

Fury as police and governments block aid convoy to Calais

18 June 2016
Hundreds of anti-racists have blocked the border checkpoint at Dover, Kent, today, Saturday in protest at cops' refusal to let the convoy to Calais through.

Convoy to Calais leaves to deliver solidarity to refugees

18 June 2016
Some 185 cars, vans, buses and lorries stretched down Whitehall past Downing Street as the Convoy to Calais set off this morning.Other vehicles will join the convoy near Dover.

Determined campaigners set off to join Calais convoy despite state ban

17 June 2016
Activists all over Britain are loading vehicles and driving to London today, Friday, to join Saturday’s solidarity convoy to refugees in Calais—in defiance of a state ban.

Racist hatred behind murder of Jo Cox

17 June 2016
The murder of Labour MP Jo Cox is not about a 'lone individual'

Don't let French authorities ban solidarity convoy to Calais

16 June 2016
French authorities have outrageously banned a huge solidarity convoy to Calais at the last minute. Organisers have vowed to defy the clampdown, and call on the British authorities to intervene.

GALLERY - Convoy to Calais

14 June 2016
The Convoy to Calais brought together campaigners to show solidarity with refugees. Outrageously it was blocked at the border by the authorities.

Calais convoy will put pressure on the Tories to let in refugees

14 June 2016
Over 200 vehicles are set to leave Whitehall in central London on Saturday morning for the French port of Calais.

Calais convoy is a protest at state attacks on refugees

07 June 2016
Hundreds of anti-racists from across Britain plan to join a solidarity convoy to Calais on Saturday 18 June in support of refugees and migrants.

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