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Scotland Welcomes Refugees – Stop SERCO’s mass eviction

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 03:55
Scotland Welcomes Refugees – Stop SERCO’s mass eviction

Stand up to Racism is encouraging all anti-racist campaigners to oppose SERCO’s mass eviction of 300 asylum seekers who have been forced into destitution by inhumane UK Home Office policies, practices and procedures. … Read the rest

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Press release: Tommy Robinson’s release will embolden racists 

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 07:55

Press release: Tommy Robinson’s release will embolden racists 

Anti-racists warned today that Tommy Robinson’s release on bail pending a retrial, will embolden racists up and down the country.

Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon) was originally given a sentence of 13 months after he pleaded guilty to contempt of court in Leeds. … Read the rest

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After Racist Robinson is released from prison: Four steps to take on the far right

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 06:39

Anti-racists warned today that Tommy Robinson’s release on bail pending a retrial, will embolden racists up and down the country.

Robinson (real name Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon) was originally given a sentence of 13 months after being found guilty of contempt of court in Leeds when he almost sabotaged a sensitive trial, which he pleaded guilty too . … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: Anti fascists call for unity against fascist Tommy Robinson

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 06:41
Ex English Defence League (EDL) leader Tommy Robinson may be released from prison tomorrow. Robinson was of course jailed for contempt of court after putting the outcome of a highly sensitive trial at risk, in Leeds. Supporters of Robinson claim he is a victim of an attack on free speech. … Read the rest

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Confronting racism & fascism: international conference

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 04:55

An international conference to discuss how we can confront the rise of racism and fascism. Find the Facebook event for the conference here Book your tickets here

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 will soon be announcing initial speakers including anti-racists and anti-fascists campaigners from the US, France, Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Spain and Italy. … Read the rest

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Fact sheet: Reject racism as the football season starts

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 04:31
The football season starts this weekend – let’s get out to promote the message of anti-racism and football for all.

The so called Democratic Football Lads Alliance and Tommy Robinson are looking to promote their Islamophobic agenda to fans. We want to present an alternative to their filth. … Read the rest

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Order the latest Stand Up To Racism factsheet: Don’t let the far right grow

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 03:45

The far right is mobilising around the “Free Tommy Robinson” campaign. It’s crucial with a fast developing situation that activists have all the facts about what this new racist movement is all about. You can order the latest Stand Up To Racism briefing factsheet on the growth of the far right in Britain by emailing info@standuptoracism.org.uk with your delivery details and how many copies you want. … Read the rest

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Joint Statement: Trade unionists & anti-racists condemn far-right violence

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 02:34
We need to organise to oppose the rise of the far right

The organised and unprovoked assault on trade unionists, including members of the RMT and Unite, following a rally of the far right, in London on Saturday 14 July was a disgusting example of what a growing new far right is all about. … Read the rest

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Huge marches against Trump & the far-right show we’re more united than ever

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:23

Hours before Donald Trump’s plane dropped down in Stansted, he claimed British people liked him because of his views on immigration. A day later, a quarter of a million people took to the streets of London to tell him what we really thought. … Read the rest

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Union leader & antiracists condemn violence following far right ‘Free Tommy Robinson’ rally

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:18
Union leader & antiracists condemn violence following far right ‘Free Tommy Robinson’ rally

Tommy Robinson’s supporters went on the rampage after their ‘free Tommy’ rally in Central London today with the RMT unions Steve Hedley violently assaulted along with other union members, a women bus driver abused for wearing a headscarf and other acts of random violence.

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Press Release: Thousands stand together against far-right Tommy Robinson supporters

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 10:32

Saturday 14 July 2018 Thousands stand together against far-right Tommy Robinson supporters In the wake of yesterday’s mass protests against Donald Trump’s UK visit, thousands again took to the streets to show unity against a far right ‘free Tommy Robinson’ protest in Whitehall, Central London. … Read the rest

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Anti-racists mobilise as pro-Trump supporters plan to join “Free Tommy Robinson” rally – Saturday 14 July

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 09:12

Anti-racists mobilise as pro-Trump supporters plan to join “Free Tommy Robinson” rally – Saturday 14 July

On Saturday 14 July, in the wake of mass protests against Donald Trump’s UK visit, anti-racists will be opposing a far right ‘free Tommy Robinson’ protest in Whitehall, Central London. … Read the rest

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Anti-racists across the UK are mobilising for 14 July – list of transport

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 04:27
On 14 July anti-racists from across the UK will gather in London to oppose the supporters of Tommy Robinson. Find the Facebook event here.

The last time Tommy’s supporters came out they rioted through central London attacking whoever was in their way. … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: Celebrate and defend multicultural Leeds on Saturday 7 July

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 07:06
Press release from Leeds Stand Up to Racism (SUTR): Celebrate and defend multicultural Leeds on Saturday 7 July – meet 12.30 Leeds Town Hall steps, Headrow, LS1 3AD

This Saturday 7th July, supporters of the fascist Tommy Robinson and the far-right Yorkshire Patriots groups are coming to Leeds in two separate mobilisations to try and use the anniversary of the tragic London bombings in 2005 to whip up racism and Islamophobia. … Read the rest

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Migrants make the NHS on NHS is 70 demonstration

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 06:04

Tens of thousands of people gathered last Saturday to defend the NHS on the 70th anniversary.

There were banners against austerity, demands for free care for all and trade union representation across the board.

Stand Up To Racism had a bloc on the demonstration named ‘migrants make the NHS’. … Read the rest

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