Tag: migration

Border barbarism: the case of Tilbury Docks

Meet Singh Kapoor and his travelling companions are the victims of a barbaric system of border controls, argues Matthew Carr. On 16 August a 40-year-old Afghan Sikh named Meet Singh Kapoor was found dead in...

Six pointers for antifascists after the 21 June attacks in Tottenham

  See also: Antifascist vigil attracts 200 in show of unity and defiance On Saturday night a free music festival in Tottenham, north London, was violently attacked by a racist gang targeting audience members in...

Protesters say ‘Syrian refugees welcome here’

  Luke Cooper reports on a day of protests in solidarity with refugees from Syria. The original article appeared on Left Unity, with additional reports on International Socialist Network. Many thanks to Luke for the...

Event: Thanet Freedom Festival, 19 July

A multi-cultural anti-racist community event in the spirit of Love Music Hate Racism. Freedom Festival Lineup  Spookasonic Sam Bumble Spyplane Nicola Booth Milky Negro OHHMS Avenge Thee + Naime Snowden Colliery Brass Band Roma Choir (plus 2 more Roma acts) Milos and Niklolas Lucia Xavier Dimitris Michailidis All...

Immigrants are NOT the problem: rs21 North London public meeting (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IB4XNS5uBo rs21 North London hosts a public meeting with veteran anti-racist campaigner Darcus Howe, Mark Bergfeld, and Ezequiel, a representative of striking SOAS cleaners. Video interview with Darcus Howe available here. Follow rs21 North London on Twitter and Facebook.

Busting immigration myths

Immigration has dominated the discussion in the run up to the European elections on Thursday. Politicians and the media are happy to spread anti-migrant myths, Bunny La Roche seeks out the facts MYTH: Migrants hold...

“Our demand is quite simple. We want our freedom.” Protests in UK migration prisons...

A wave of protests in migration prisons across the UK began on Friday 2nd May.

When will it end? More deaths of refugees in the Aegean

On 5th May 2014, two boats carrying migrants sunk off the coast of the Greek Island of Samos. At least 22 people drowned and another seven missing. They are just the latest victims of...

Debate: What should socialists say about the EU?

As UKIP's popularity continues to rise, we asked Nick Evans and Hanif to discuss what arguments socialists should be making in the run up to the European elections this month. Continue the discussion in...

UKIP – just another bunch of control freaks.

The recent successes of Nigel Farage and UKIP should leave anti-racists, anti-homophobes and workers concerned with their rights worried. However the ideological pillars of UKIP are rotten. Their claims to liberty and freedom are...