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Press release: Letter signed by over 60 leading figures calls for united action against far-right

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:01

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday 01 November

 

After Pittsburgh & Brazil election:

Letter signed by over 60 leading figures calls for united action against far-right

 

Figures including shadow front bench members Diane Abbott, John Mcdonnell and Shami Chakrabarti, refugee and anti-racist campaigner Lord Alf Dubs, Singer & Broadcaster Tom Robinson and Muslim Council of Britain Secretary General Harun Rashid Khan today joined trade unionists and anti-racism campaigners in calling for a concerted and united response to the far-right following the antisemitic atrocity in Pittsburgh last Saturday which killed 11 people, and the rise to power of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil. … Read the rest

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Get involved! Stand Up To Racism activists are building for a huge #NoRacismNoFascism #N17Unity demonstration

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:07

 

It’s not long now till Saturday 17 November

That’s the day of the mass #N17Unity demonstration to say loud and clear#NoRacismNoFascism.

Activists across the country, in meetings, on street stalls, in their communities and in their workplaces, have been going all out to build for the biggest turn out on the day, to have a clear, visible showing on our streets that shows #WeAreTheMany and we are the anti-racist majority who celebrate our diversity, and oppose all forms of racism, division and hate. … Read the rest

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Uplifting 1,400 strong conference against fascism and racism gets the movement organised for the challenges ahead

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:21
Follow  #NoRacismNoFascism For reports from each session at the conference on 20 October, and also for the Unity March, a national mobilisation against fascism and racism, on 17 November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last week’s international conference: How do we defeat the rise of fascism and racism?  … Read the rest

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“I want to go home, but home is the mouth of a shark”. Report from Calais

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 09:14

On Sunday 21 October, Student Stand Up to Racism took a convoy of 50 students to Care4Calais delivering thousands of pounds in aid and donations. Kirsty from Glasgow Stand Up to Racism reports.

The sky was huge and blue, and the sun was shining in Calais. … Read the rest

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PROTEST 14 NOV! Cancel Bannon – Oppose the Far Right: Edinburgh

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 07:14
Cancel Bannon—Oppose the far right

Join and share the Facebook event HERE

Stand up to Racism condemns the invitation of the European Broadcasting Union’s News Xchange committee to Alt-Right guru Steve Bannon to speak on 14 November at its event in Edinburgh. … Read the rest

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8 December: Winter Appeal in Solidarity with Refugees

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 05:57
Stand Up To Racism is organising a trade union solidarity visit to Calais and Dunkirk on 8 December, please join us. You can also support us by donating HERE SEE Facebook event for 8 December Winter Appeal in solidarity with refugees

The death rate in the Mediterranean has now soared to an all time high of one in five and our government has played a leading role in the criminalisation of NGO rescue ships that now are unable to operate. … Read the rest

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17 November: National Unity Demonstration Against Racism & Fascism

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 08:52

NATIONAL UNITY DEMONSTRATION AGAINST RACISM & FASCISM SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2018 CENTRAL LONDON

 

We’re seeing the biggest rise in support for fascism, the far right, racism, Islamophobia and Antisemitism since the 1930s. Hate crime has spiked to unprecidented levels, fascists and racists are mobilising on a scale not seen for decades and far-right movements are gaining power across the globe. … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: As Robinson’s case is referred, campaigners call for action against far-right threat

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 05:49
PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday 23rd October
As Robinson’s case is referred, campaigners call for action against far-right threat

As Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon)’s case was referred to the Attorney General today, an assortment of far-right and fascist groups gathered outside the Old Bailey to hear Yaxley-Lennon speak from a stage constructed outside the court.

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This Saturday 20 Oct: International Conference against racism & fascism

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:36
International conference bringing together parliamentarians, trade unionists, faith and community leaders from across the world.

Speakers include • Diane Abbott MP • John McDonnell MP • David Lammy MP • Emma Dent Coad MP • Catherine West MP • Claude Moraes MEP • Daniele Obono, La France Insoumise MP • Cornelia Kerth, Federation of Anti-Fascists (Germany) • Patrick Vernon, social commentator & Windrush campaigner Shahrar Ali Green Party • Nita Sanghera, UCU Vice President • Alex Kenny, NEU • Amarjite Singh, CWU Wales • Eddie Dempsey, RMT Sabby Dhalu and Weyman Bennett, Stand Up To Racism • Steve Hart, Unite Against Fascism • Maurice Wren, Refugee Council Chief Exec • Ged Grebby, Show Racism the Red Card • Rashidat Hassan, MCB Assistant GS Edie Friedman, Jewish Council for Racial Equality • Cllr Rakhia Ismail • David Rosenberg, Jewish Socialist Group • Amanda Morris, AVOW • Mohammed Kozbar, Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman Clare Moseley, Care4Calais Lindsey German, Stop The War • Gerry Gable, Searchlight Ismahane Chouder, Feminist & anti-Islamophobia campaigner (France) David Albrich, Neue Linskwende, Austria • Petros Constantinou, Greece • Sandor Szoke, Hungarian civil rights campaigner Smokey Joe, Notting Hill Carnival Artin Giles, London Young labour Chair Mick Burke, Economist Faisa Hassan Labour/Momentum youth activist

Themes include:
Donald Trump to Tommy Robinson: Halting the growth of the racist right • Opposing Islamophobia & Antisemitism • Windrush – Combating the Hostile Environment • Grenfell – unite against austerity and racism • Refugees Welcome Here

We are facing the biggest rise in support for fascism, racism, Islamophobia and antisemitism since the 1930s.

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PRESS RELEASE: DFLA counter demo: Leading figures join thousands in uniting to resist far-right threat

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:00

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAT 13 OCTOBER

DFLA counter demo: Leading figures join thousands in uniting to resist far-right threat

Over 2,000 joined a Stand Up To Racism and Unite Against Fascism counter demonstration today opposing the racist ‘Democratic Football Lads’ Alliance, who mustered about 1,000 on their mobilisation.

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Day of action Weds 10 Oct – resist racism and the far right

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 09:29

Wednesday 10 October is a day of action against racism and the far right. Help us build these events for the anti-racist movement:

Local Stand Up to Racism groups will be mobilising across the country to get the biggest possible events against the far right. … Read the rest

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