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New challenge to Newham council over Prevent strategy

08 December 2015
Anti-racists in Newham, east London, have released a statement opposing growing Islamophobia in the borough and beyond.

Trapped in emergency—repression and defiance on the streets of France

01 December 2015
Muslims in France speak to Dave Sewell about the repression they face under the state of emergency

Climate change activists defy state ban and police brutality in Paris

29 November 2015
Protesters filled Paris’s streets on the eve of the United Nations Cop21 climate change summit–despite president Francois Hollande’s best attempts to keep them away.  

Fight back as Islamophobia surges from scapegoating

24 November 2015
Anti-racists are getting organised to combat the increased Islamophobia faced by Muslims.

Tories try to turn Paris tragedy into a new war—Don't bomb Syria

24 November 2015
David Cameron wants to exploit the shock of the Paris attacks to start bombing Syria, reports Judith Orr

West's intervention caused Mali chaos

24 November 2015
Unidentified gunmen stormed the Radisson luxury hotel in Mali’s capital of Bamako on Friday of last week. They killed at least 27 people.

Cops' case crumbles in France after Paris attacks

24 November 2015
Police fired some 5,000 rounds of ammunition into a flat in Saint Denis near Paris on Wednesday of last week.

Muslims suffer 'fear and terror' after racist raids in Belgium

24 November 2015
The Belgian capital Brussels was in lockdown last weekend after the government announced a terrorism alert.

Stand up to hatred—Muslims speak out

24 November 2015
The attacks in Paris have unleashed an Islamophobic backlash in France and across the world. Muslims in Britain spoke to Socialist Worker about their experiences of the rise in racism—and explained why ordinary Muslims shouldn’t be expected to apologise for Isis

Say no to the racist backlash after Paris

17 November 2015
Right wing politicians and the media want to use the terrorist attacks in Paris to ramp up racism against Muslims, writes Judith Orr

Media and politicians ramp up racism after killings

17 November 2015
In the first hours after the attack, journalists and politicians took to Twitter to blame Muslims and demand they disassociate themselves from the violence

Moazzam Begg says, resist ‘the state of fear’

17 November 2015
Moazzam Begg was a detainee in Guantanamo Bay. He spoke to Socialist Worker about the aftermath of the Paris attacks

Rulers use Paris attack to silence opposition

17 November 2015
A series of shootings and suicide bombings killed at least 129 people in the French capital Paris on Friday of last week.

Our job is to defeat imperialism, not Isis

17 November 2015
Positively the stupidest thing said about the Paris attacks came from the French president, Francois Hollande, when he denounced them as an “act of war”. Of course they were, but this war didn’t start on Friday of last week.

After the Paris attacks: No to racism—no to war

17 November 2015
The world was horrified by shootings and suicide bombings that killed at least 129 people in Paris on Friday of last week.

More spies won’t stop terrorism

17 November 2015
Whenever there is a terrorist attack the intelligence services use it to demand more resources and powers.

Repression and war make us all less safe

17 November 2015
The shock of the terrible deaths in Paris has led to an outpouring of international solidarity from ordinary people.

French activists respond to Paris attacks

14 November 2015
A series of shootings and suicide bombings saw at least 128 people killed in six sites around the French capital Paris last night, Friday. Activists in the New Anticapitalist Party (NPA) in Paris spoke to Socialist Worker on Saturday morning.

Beaten at length, eyes gouged, fingers bent—torture and the war on terror

03 November 2015
A conveniently leaked 15-page US military intelligence report described Shaker Aamer as a “close associate of” Osama bin Laden with a history of “jihadist combat”.

The war on terror left a lasting sinister legacy

03 November 2015
The “war on terror” was always a lie. The West had to find an enemy to help it win support for its imperialist project.

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