Stand Up To Racism
Press release: Anti-racists raise alarm as Geert Wilders joins far right protest to “free Tommy Robinson”
Signatories include: Diane Abbott MP • Kevin Courtney, NEU Joint Gen Sec • Mark Serwotka, PCS Gen Sec • Dave Ward, CWU Gen Sec • Manuel Cortes, TSSA Gen Sec • Mick Whelan, ASLEF Gen Sec • Ian Hodson, BFAWU National President • Jane Loftus, CWU Vice President • Mohammed Kozbar, Finsbury Park Mosque • David Rosenberg, Jewish Socialist Group • Reverend Steven Saxby • Maz Saleem, Stand Up To Trump
The racist and fascist right is getting ready to march next Saturday in Central London in support of jailed ex-English Defence League (EDL) leader Tommy Robinson. … Read the rest
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Robinson and his supporters have a long history of racism and Islamophobia, and have links to fascist, racist and far right organisations internationally.… Read the rest
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This week border guards shot and killed a Guatemalan woman at the US border, the same border where 1500 migrant children are missing and Trump has rehashed the idea that Mexico should pay for a wall between them. … Read the rest
Fascist and racist criminal Tommy Robinson has been jailed, but we can’t be complacent – All out against the DFLA on Saturday.
Following his incarceration, on Saturday, in Whitehall, far right supporters of Robinson reacted furiously. Several hundred from various far right splinter groups, and UKIP, held an intimidating demonstration at Whitehall. … Read the rest
Let’s mobilise again on 2nd June against threat of DFLA.
The successful Stand Up to Racism/UAF mobilisation, against the FLA on 19th May in Manchester, had great support from the labour and trade union movement in the North West.
We now need to mobilise again on 2nd June in Manchester to oppose the ‘Democratic FLA’ (DFLA) whose demonstration is likely to be much bigger than that of the FLA’s. … Read the rest
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Speaking at the Stand Up to Racism national conference last October Lucy Masoud – Fire Brigades Union said, MPs should be “dragged” from parliament to see Grenfell Tower’s shell as a reminder of how their decisions caused the disaster. … Read the rest
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A racist offensive is sweeping the world, with governments and the right-wing media using migrants, refugees and Muslims as scapegoats for an economic crisis and wars they did not create.
The racist tide will only be driven back by anti- racists standing up and confronting it. … Read the rest
The SS Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury docks on 22 June 1948 carrying passengers from the Caribbean. … Read the rest
- Join the mobilisation against the ‘Democratic Football Lads Alliance’ on Saturday 2 June in Manchester here.
- There will be a coach from London with tickets available here.
Last Saturday saw the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) embarrassed and outnumbered when anti-racists mobilised against them 2 to 1. … Read the rest
- Join the mobilisation against the ‘Democratic Football Lads Alliance’ on Saturday 2 June in Manchester here
The FLA’s protest only mustered around 300, and was criticised for attempting to exploit the anniversary of the attack on the Manchester Arena.… Read the rest
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Brother of attack victim, MPs, and trade unionists oppose Football Lads Alliance march in Manchester
A coalition of Manchester people is supporting a statement opposing a protest by a far right group in the City on Saturday 19th May.
The statement – organised by anti-racist groups Stand Up to Racism (SUTR) and Unite Against Fascism (UAF) – opposes the demonstration organised by ‘The Football Lads Alliance’ (FLA), stating that ‘The FLA claims to be against all extremism but in recent months it has had far right speakers on its platforms, (and) its marches have been promoted by far-right organisations and activists.’
Stand Up to Racism’s statement against the FLA coming to Manchester is supported by 16 MPs, 2 MEPs, Manchester City Council Leader Richard Leese, over 30 Manchester Councillors, Regional Trades Unions, and others, including Dan Hett, brother of a Manchester attack victim and co-founder of Survivors Against Terror. … Read the rest
It was my first time in Calais, and having already heard and seen footage of the Calais Jungle (now non-existent) I was somewhat prepared to witness unforgiving living standards. … Read the rest
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A week on from the far right ‘free speech’ rally in London – Time to mobilise against the FLA in Manchester
Stand Up To Racism is sounding the alarm.
The racist and fascist right in Britain are trying to regroup. A 4,000-strong rally in London on 6 May brought together fascist Tommy Robinson, the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) and Ukip.
The loudest cheers went to Robinson, the former leader of the fascist English Defence League (EDL). … Read the rest
Stand Up to Racism and Care4Calais are working together to build solidarity with refugees in Northern France.
We will be travelling over to Calais on Saturday 23 June, and as always trade unionists will be going over in delegations.
The refugee crisis has not gone away. … Read the rest
Tommy Robinson’s ‘Day of freedom’ attracted around 4,000 today, including an assortment of fascist and alt-right groups. Around 2,000 of these had joined the ‘Democratic Football Lads Alliance’ (DFLA) march from Hyde Park with UKIP leader Gerard Batten.… Read the rest
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In Britain we see the Tory government disgusting treatment of the Windrush generation exposing the racism at the heart of their immigration policy. … Read the rest
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On Sunday 6 May Tommy Robinson and the ‘Democratic Football Lads Alliance’ (DFLA) are holding a demonstration in Central London.
The gathering represents an amalgamation of open fascist, Islamophobes and football firms around the DFLA who in recent weeks have been working hand in hand with the leaders of UKIP. … Read the rest
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