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French government’s racist crackdowns fuel far right coup threats

French government’s racist crackdowns fuel far right coup threats The French government is ramping up measures against migrants and Muslims—just as far right forces threaten a coup.

Protests after teacher shows racist cartoon to Muslim pupils

Protests after teacher shows racist cartoon to Muslim pupils Bigots and Islamophobes want to defend the ‘right’ of a teacher to show pupils an offensive image of the Prophet Muhammad. But parents are right to be angry

Anti-racists take the knee across Britain as part of international day of action

Anti-racists take the knee across Britain as part of international day of action Anti-racists in towns and cities across Britain came out on Saturday to show resistance to racism.

Join day of action on 20 March—say no to racism

Join day of action on 20 March—say no to racism Anti-racists worldwide are preparing to mobilise in street protests and online rallies this Saturday.

International round-up—France, Switzerland, Tunisia and Myanmar

International round-up—France, Switzerland, Tunisia and Myanmar Thousands of people joined marches in the run-up to International Women’s Day across France last weekend.

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

26 January 2021
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

01 January 2021
Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

Indian farmers join mass action after Modi government attacks 

05 December 2020
Tens of thousands of farmers are confronting measures pushed through by Narendra Modi’s government.

Stopped and detained for being a black Muslim

26 November 2020
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

16 November 2020
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  

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