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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

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

LETTERS—Time to tear down the jails 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

French state exploits murder to attack Muslims 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

Stand Up To Racism conference sends out message of resistance 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

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

Why does China persecute the Uyghur Muslims?

03 December 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the history of nationalism behind China’s racist horror

Bootle anti-racist postal walkout ends after bosses use strikebreakers and injunction

09 October 2019
An unofficial strike over alleged racism and victimisation has ended after Royal Mail bosses used strikebreakers and a court injunction.

LETTERS - Islamophobia from the Tories, but also from a shocking source

07 October 2019
At the Tory party conference in Manchester last week its racism and reaction was on show.

Unofficial post walkout in Merseyside in anti-racist solidarity with Muslim worker

02 October 2019
Postal workers in Merseyside walked out on unofficial strike on Wednesday over claims a manager made a racist comment to a Muslim worker.

Muslims face ‘structural Islamophobia’ under terror law border checks

20 August 2019
Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been harassed at Britain’s border under a draconian terror law, according to a new report published on Wednesday.

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