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Attorney With Ties to Anti-LGBT Groups Hired for Key Government Agency

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:02
Right-wing attorney, writer and legal analyst Ken Klukowski has landed a position in the Trump administration in the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Beyond the border

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 09:49
In Juárez, migrants wait for a number, their fates uncertain.

SPLC sues Alabama officials for overly severe sex-offender law that punishes children for life

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 07:22
Herbert Stevens met Candi Stevens when their mutual friends introduced them at a local skating rink. He was 14 and she was 12. 

Daily Stormer Website Goes Dark Amid Chaos

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 13:31
The website for the Daily Stormer, the white supremacist, neo-Nazi and antisemitic racist group, has lost access to a critical piece of web infrastructure that allows the general public to access its hate propaganda easily.

PRESS RELEASE: Anti racists oppose fascist Britain First “Operation White Cliffs” stunt to hunt migrants on beaches

Stand Up To Racism - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 08:28
Anti racists are outraged to discover that fascist group Britain First have announced an intensification of their “patriot migrant patrols”. In what they have dubbed “Operation White Cliffs”, the group are patrolling Samphire Hoe beach in Kent, “equipped with torches, binoculars and hi-vis jackets” hunting for migrants. … Read the rest

In victory for motorists and taxpayers, Mississippi sheriff’s office will stop acting as immigration enforcement

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:26
The Martinezes were traveling on I-10 in Mississippi in June 2017 when their pleasant family vacation spiraled into terror.

Remembering the Birmingham church bombing

Southern Poverty Law Center - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 08:01
Fifty-six years ago today, four precious little girls were murdered in one of the most heinous acts of white supremacist terror of the civil rights era.

International Conference against racism and fascism

Stand Up To Racism - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:18

• Johnson, Trump & the international far right: How do we unite to defeat them?
• Fighting racism, Islamophobia and antisemitism in Britain today

Saturday 19 October, 9.30am-4pm
Friends Meeting House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ
Hosted by Stand Up To Racism

Click here to register

Fueled by Donald Trump’s presidency, racism, Islamophobia and antisemitism are on the rise. … Read the rest

Weekend Read: Let us remember, let us reflect

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:54
Tomorrow marks 56 years since the murder of four young girls at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.

Trump’s Acting National Security Adviser Once Tied to Group Known for Anti-Muslim Stance

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 13:02
President Donald Trump’s new acting national security adviser once served on the board of directors for the Center for Security Policy, a group that started as a hawkish think tank and morphed into a leading anti-Muslim organization.

Jeff Schoep Sheds Neo-Nazi Past but Stays Loyal With Lawyer’s Maneuvers

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 15:03
The longtime leader of the neo-Nazi group the National Socialist Movement (NSM) has renounced his antisemitic past, but court records indicate he remains loyal to the organization.

Three Percent Security Force’s Split Highlights Plague of Infighting

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:57
The incessant power struggles that plague militia groups prompted defections in the Three Percent Security Force, robbed its leader of control and delivered the well-known antigovernment militia to the man who defied his commander.

Three Percent Security Force’s Split Highlights Plague of Infighting

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:57
The incessant power struggles that plague militia groups prompted defections in the Three Percent Security Force, robbed its leader of control and delivered the well-known antigovernment militia to the man who defied his commander.

Statement signed by Diane Abbott & others launches campaign to defend EU migrants

Stand Up To Racism - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:08

Statement signed by Diane Abbott and others launches major campaign to defend EU migrants 

Stand Up To Racism has launched a statement for a major campaign to defend EU migrants rights in the wake of a racist attack by Boris Johnson’s cabinet, signed by Diane Abbott, Alf Dubs, several trade union leaders, MPs, MEPs, local politicians, faith group leaders and anti racist activists

See the Guardian letter HERE

Sign the statement online HERE

Download the statement as a petition HERE 
to use in workplaces, colleges and communities

This week we’ve witnessed a spectacular pace of events unfold, with Boris Johnson proroguing parliament, losing a vote against him over his plans for a Tory No Deal Brexit, and expelling 21 Tory MPs for defying the whip and voting with the opposition. … Read the rest

Judge blocks ICE from denying parole to asylum-seekers

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:05
A federal judge ordered the Trump administration today to change its blanket policy of locking up people lawfully seeking asylum in the United States as a lawsuit filed by the SPLC and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana makes its way through the federal courts.

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