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Theresa May promises new terror clampdown

13 June 2017
New terror legislation is reported to be a dead cert in the Tories’ plan for a minority government, whatever else is dropped.

More powers for the cops won’t make us more safe

06 June 2017
Theresa May has said that the Tories will bring in new terror legislation.

‘Don’t attack Islam’—residents at London Bridge reject racist scapegoating

06 June 2017
After Saturday’s attack the area around London Bridge in central London was in lockdown.

Theresa May wants to use London Bridge attack to step up Islamophobia and repression

06 June 2017
Prime minister Theresa May is deliberately using the deaths of seven people last night to boost the Tories and encourage revenge against Muslims.

The racist ‘Trojan Horse’ lie hits the rocks after case is thrown out

06 June 2017
An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised

Police raids sow fear in Manchester

30 May 2017
The cops’ heavy-handed response to the Manchester attack has chilling echoes of the state’s deadly clampdown that followed the 7/7 bombings in 2005, writes Dave Sewell

Update: Tory extension of Prevent strategy is a recipe for racism and an alibi for war

30 May 2017
Tory home secretary Amber Rudd has promised an “uplift” for the Islamophobic Prevent strategy.

After Manchester attack—don't let right exploit horror

23 May 2017
A horrific bombing killed 22 people, including five children, as they left an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Anti-fascists face down Nazi attempts to whip up hatred in central London

04 April 2017
Anti-fascists outnumbered two so-called national mobilisations of Nazis in central London today, Saturday.

Snoopers demand more monitoring powers

04 April 2017
Tory home secretary Amber Rudd is on the warpath following Khalid Masood’s attack on parliament last week which left five people dead.

Calls grow for crackdown on Muslims after Westminster attack—we need unity against the racists

28 March 2017
Anti-racists and socialists have to act now to make sure the attack in Westminster on Wednesday isn’t used to deepen racism, bolster police powers and justify more wars.

'Today some lives seem more valued than others'

28 March 2017
Experience tells us that this will be a testing time for the community. The media is in a frenzy.

Racist report used to scapegoat Muslims in Birmingham after Westminster attack

28 March 2017
As details of the life of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood emerge, so is a veiled and poisonous type of Islamophobia

Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

21 March 2017
Anti-racists gather across Britain to join protests against racism

Trump suffers setback over second Muslim ban

21 March 2017
US president Donald Trump’s latest Muslim ban has suffered a sharp legal reverse

Moazzam Begg—'The state targets Muslims’

28 February 2017
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg spoke to Alistair Farrow about the deep Islamophobia at the top of society—and how resistance to it gives him hope

Oldham 'Trojan Horse' claims boost racist agenda

20 February 2017
A racist witch hunt is underway in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The Sunday Times claims Muslims are trying to take over state schools.

US federal court rejects Trump’s racist travel ban

07 February 2017
US president Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and Muslims was deemed illegal at the beginning of this week. But the thuggish bully immediately hit back.

The revolt to stop Donald Trump spreads into the workplace

07 February 2017
Protests over new US president Donald Trump’s racist policies continue into their third week.

Tens of thousands gather for day of protest against Trump

04 February 2017
Tens of thousands have gathered in central London to kick off a day of protest cross Britain against US president Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban”.

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