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Gavin Williamson’s ‘free speech’ is an attack on our rights to organise

Gavin Williamson’s ‘free speech’ is an   attack on our rights to organise The Tories’ crackdown on universities means protecting bigots from opposition. But as Nick Clark shows, real free speech battles have always involved defending the right to protest

Emmanuel Macron wages war at home and abroad

Emmanuel Macron wages war at home and abroad French president Emmanuel Macron said last week that France would offer “no repentance or apologies” for the colonisation of Algeria or the eight-year war it waged against Algerian independence, in which perhaps a million people died.

Islamophobia—the hate the state made

Islamophobia—the hate the state made Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

Indian farmers join mass action after Modi government attacks 

Indian farmers join mass action after Modi government attacks  Tens of thousands of farmers are confronting measures pushed through by Narendra Modi’s government.

Stopped and detained for being a black Muslim

Stopped and detained for being a black Muslim A British official admitted that he “singled out” a black Muslim man under a stop and search at Heathrow airport, according to footage.

Starmer ramps up his war on beleaguered Labour left

Starmer ramps up his war on beleaguered Labour left The Labour Party upped its crackdown on its own activists last week, suspending leading members in Bristol for supporting former leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Students and teachers in France continue protests and strikes to demand safety

07 November 2020
A French education union has called a national strike for next Tuesday to enforce coronavirus safety in schools.

LETTERS—Time to tear down the jails

06 November 2020
One of my young family members was in prison a while ago. During our visit we were treated like prisoners ourselves—made to wait endlessly in the shabby, dirty facilities.

French state exploits murder to attack Muslims

20 October 2020
The murder and beheading of teacher Samuel Paty in France last week was appalling. It must not be used to deepen Islamophobia and racism.

Stand Up To Racism conference sends out message of resistance

17 October 2020
Anti-racists in Britain celebrated blows to fascist parties in Greece, Slovakia and Austria at an international conference that began on Saturday. 

Macron’s calls to fight ‘Islamist separatism’ is a way to scapegoat Muslims

04 October 2020
French president Emmanuel Macron has launched a brutal islamophobic assault. He described Islam as “a religion in crisis all over the world today that is corrupted by radical forms”.

A lockdown on dissent

29 September 2020
There was justified anger from the left in response to new government teaching guidelines that ban anti-capitalist teaching materials from classrooms.

Hypocrisy from the top over China's oppressed Uyghur minority

21 July 2020
British politicians have suddenly discovered they’re passionate defenders of human rights again.

Terrorism Act 2000 - 20 years of increased racism, repression and injustice

20 July 2020
The introduction of the Terrorism Act 2000 created a “racist, fear-based environment” argues a new report from human rights group Cage.

This movement must try to fight all forms of racism

20 June 2020
Although different groups are affected differently by racism this must not divide the struggle against it says Yuri Prasad  

‘Horrific’ new terror laws will mean that more lives are ‘ripped to shreds’

26 May 2020
Tory home secretary Priti Patel wants to grab more powers for the state with a draconian terror bill.

Met police forced to pay out damages to Muslim woman

17 March 2020
A Muslim woman who was forced to remove her hijab under terror laws at London Heathrow Airport has won a “substantial damage payment” from the police.

Blood on Modi’s hands as riots sweep India’s capital

27 February 2020
Anti-Muslim attacks have hit New Delhi - but there is also resistance

Mass protests after massacre by Nazi terrorist in Germany

21 February 2020
Tens of thousands of people protested after a gunman killed nine people from migrant backgrounds at a shisha bar and a cafe in the city of Hanau.

Shamima Begum loses legal appeal

11 February 2020
Shamima Begum

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