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Tory 'counter-terrorism' and Prevent has driven up Islamophobic racism

13 December 2016
Activists slammed the Tories’ “Prevent” strategy at an Islamic Human Rights Commission’s (IHRC) event last Saturday.

Britain is segregated - between rich and poor

06 December 2016
Racists have seized on a new report on segregation in Britain.

Louise Casey's segregation report will whip up racism and demonise Muslims

06 December 2016
A new report sparked headlines that migrants are not “integrating” into British society.

Is Britain becoming more segregated?

08 November 2016
A report claiming to show parts of Britain being ‘segregated’ by ethnic minorities and Muslims has fed racist scaremongering and political posturing. But its flawed definitions paint a misleading picture, residents told Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Big Stand Up To Racism meetings around the country aim to build mass movement

04 November 2016
Around 350 people attended Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) meetings in Bristol, Birmingham and Huddersfield this week. They were part of a nationwide series of rallies on Confronting the Rise of Racism.

Ealing and Haringey - anti-racists get organised and on the streets in London

12 October 2016
Anti-racists lobbied Ealing council in west London yesterday, Tuesday, to demand councillors support the implementation of the "Dubs Amendment". 

Over 1,500 gather in London to Stand Up To Racism

11 October 2016
Trade unionists, students, refugee solidarity volunteers, politicians, socialists and campaigners from all over Britain are queueing up for a landmark conference to launch a mass anti-racist movement.

Resist the rise in racism

19 September 2016
An attack on a pregnant woman in Bletchley has focused attention on racism. People in the Milton Keynes town told Tomáš Tengely-Evans about their experiences, the impact of the EU vote—and how they are fighting back

Hate that has deep roots—Christine Delphy speaks out against Islamophobia

13 September 2016
Sociologist Christine Delphy, one of France’s leading feminists, spoke to Socialist Worker.

Activists push to turn the tide against ‘burkini’ ban

30 August 2016
The Collective Against Islamophobia in France (CCIF) is campaigning to overturn the bans.

Hundreds protest against 'burkini' ban

26 August 2016
Protesters took to the streets against “burkini” bans today, Friday, as a constitutional stand-off developed in France over whether they would continue to be implemented.

Outrage after armed police enforce French burkini ban

24 August 2016
Anti-racists in France and Britain are preparing to protest against the “burkini ban” imposed in 18 localities in France.

College victory in battle to resist Prevent

23 August 2016
Anti-racists won a victory in the fight against the Tories’ Islamophobic “Prevent” agenda last week.

LETTERS: The stench of hypocrisy runs through this society

23 August 2016
At least three French towns have banned the wearing of “burkinis”. This has supposedly been done in the name of “emancipating women” and “combatting terrorism”.

Fury on the streets following racist murders in the US

16 August 2016
A shooting of another black man and the murder of two Muslims has sparked anger, says Charlie Kimber

Eric Pickles fans racist stereotypes on voter fraud

16 August 2016
Tory MP Eric Pickles said that authorities are “turning a blind eye” to election fraud among Muslims in a new government report published last Friday.

Syria Speaks is an art book so subversive it can get you arrested

16 August 2016
Reading about art and culture from the frontline of Syria’s revolution was enough to get Faizah Shaheen, a Muslim woman from Leeds, held under the Terrorism Act last month.

Moazzam Begg’s ‘confessions’ tell the story of an Islamophobic age

12 August 2016
Moazzam Begg knows what it’s like to exist under the War on Terror. In new documentary The Confession he recounts a life that can inspire resistance to racism and repression, writes Talat Ahmed

Muslim women are worst affected by discrimination and Tory policies, say MPs

11 August 2016
Muslim women have been forced to abandon wearing the headscarf in order to find work, a parliamentary committee has found.

Migration didn’t cause the attacks in Germany

26 July 2016
Refugees are being scapegoated for a series of attacks in Germany last week

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