Stand Up To Racism
The attack carried out on 70 Roma people in a suburb in Rome, Italy, on Tuesday, backed by the fascists of the Casa Pound party and the far right Forza Nuovo, is the latest example of violence against the Roma people. … Read the rest
London: Representatives from across society stand together against far-right attempts to hijack Brexit debate
View Tweets from the event including attempts by far-right to disrupt anti-racist protest here
As the Brexit stalemate continues in Westminster, anti-racists took to the streets today to warn of attempts by the racist far-right to use the crisis to spread hatred and violence. … Read the rest
Tomorrow: London UKIP/Tommy Robinson to be opposed by leavers and remainers against racism & fascism
Thursday 28 March 2019
This Friday 29 March, UKIP and Tommy Robinson have called a ‘Make Brexit happen’ demo in Whitehall. A counter demonstration of anti-racists, trade unionists, faith groups and politicians both leave and remain will take place against them from 4-5pm on Richmond Terrace, between Whitehall and Embankment. … Read the rest
Who are Generation Identity?
Generation Identity (GI) are a small, but well-organised group of far-right activists in the UK and Ireland who are part of a network with branches across Europe. … Read the rest
PRESS RELEASE- Anti racists call for urgent action against islamophobia after Birmingham mosque attacks
In the wake of the attacks on mosques in Birmingham in Erdington, Aston, Perry Barr and two other local attacks, which of course come just days after the appalling Christchurch massacre, anti racists are calling for swift measures and leadership to stop islamophobia.
Years of islamophobia & scapegoating of muslims by mainstream politicians and much of the media has given confidence to the far right. … Read the rest
PRESS RELEASE: LONDON – Thousands march for unity against racism & fascism following Christchurch attack
- Wreath layed at NZ House by representatives of Muslim organisations, Jewish, faith groups and trade unionists.
- Speakers at a rally in Whitehall included Diane Abbott MP, Frances O’Grady, Poet Michael Rosen, representatives of Muslim groups MCB and MAB, Jewish groups JCORE and JSG
- Following Christchurch attack, speakers called for unity against racism, Islamophobia, White Supremacy, antisemitism & fascism
- Many speakers expressed anger that more is not being done to combat Islamophobia, with many politicans and media outlets cotinuing to spread anti-Muslim hatred.
(Scroll down for quotes from Diane Abbott, Frances O’Grady + More)
The horrific attack on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, that has left 49 dead is a deeply grave example of why it is paramount that the anti racist movement globally takes urgent action in response to a dangerous far right growing in confidence to commit the unthinkable. … Read the rest
PRESS RELEASE… Worldwide day of action calling for mass protests: #WorldAgainstRacism 16 – 23 March!
Today marks a global day of action where anti racist organisations, trade unions, and major artists are calling for support for #WorldAgainstRacism mass demonstrations, 16 to 23 March.
Major demonstrations are planned in London, Glasgow and Cardiff; in New York, Washington DC and Florida; in Brazil; across Europe including Hungary, Austria, Denmark, Poland, Netherlands, Germany, Spain and Catalonia, Ireland, France, Belgium and Greece; and in Canada and Australia. … Read the rest
The day the world marches against racism & the rise of the far right.
On Saturday 16 March, cities across the world from Warsaw to Washington DC will march together against racism & the rise of the international far right.
In London, Glasgow and Cardiff, we will be marching from the Embassy district of London to show solidarity will the millions resisting the far-right across the world, to Downing Street to deliver the message to Theresa May that we want an end to the hostile environment, Justice for Grenfell and that we stand together against hatred & division. … Read the rest
Diane Abbott MP • Frances O’Grady TUC General Secretary • Michael Rosen Poet • Paul Cannonville former footballer & anti-racism campaigner• Dave Ward CWU General Secretary • Manuel Cortes TSSA General Secretary • Emma Dent Coad MP • Claude Moraes MEP • Julie Ward MEP • Salma Yaqoob • Roksana Fiaz Mayor of Newham • Unmesh Desai AM • Ged Grebby Show Racism the Red Card Chief Exec • Louise Raw Author PLUS MORE TBC
JOIN THOUSANDS ACROSS THE WORLD ON 16 MARCH TO:
• Stand up to Islamophobia & antisemitism
• Justice for Windrush – end the ‘hostile environment’
• Refugees welcome
• Defend migrant rights
• Black lives matter
• Leave or remain, don’t let the racists divide us
• Celebrate diversity
CITIES & COUNTRIES ACROSS THE GLOBE – INCLUDING LONDON / GLASGOW / CARDIFF / NEW YORK / WASHINGTON DC / BARCELONA / BRAZIL / HUNGARY / GERMANY / DENMARK / AUSTRIA / FRANCE…
The global rise in racism & fascism needs a global response. … Read the rest
After the success of the Stand Up To Racism trade union conference, and counter demonstration opposing fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ on 23 February, there’s less than three week’s to go to build the mass turn outs we need on the UN Anti Racism Day demonstrations, 16 March, in London, Glasgow and Cardiff. … Read the rest
Trade union conference brings together hundreds to get organised, challenge racism & build 16 March #WorldAgainstRacism demonstrations
A big thankyou to all the unions and activists who made the#StandUpToRacism trade union conference such a success!
Despite having the challenge of mobilising against fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ in Salford on the same day, over 200 attended the conference from across the trade union movement, for a day of discussion, debate, and sharing experiences and stories of fighting from unions and inside workplaces to challenge institutionalised racism and build a mass anti racist movement with working class solidarity at its heart. … Read the rest
23 February 2019
Hundreds of anti racists stand up to Tommy Robinson and the far right at Media City Salford
Pictures at @antiracismday – free to use with credit to Stand Up To Racism
Hundreds of anti-racists and anti-fascists, (around 800), from across Salford and Greater Manchester rallied at Media City today to oppose fascist Tommy Robinson and his supporters. … Read the rest
Mark Dunk reports from the latest convoy to Calais with Care4Calais
That we had almost 100 volunteers from Stand Up To Racism groups working in Calais. This meant we were able to do distributions at every refugee settlement in Calais, plus the large site at Dunkerque. … Read the rest
Transport is running from across Britain to the United Against Racism and Fascism protests in London, Glasgow and Cardiff on Saturday 16 March to mark UN anti-racism day. We’ll being adding more transport as its comes online.
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CHESTERFIELD / Monday 11 February / Refugees & Migrants welcome. Speakers include Brendan Woodhouse (Matlock firefighter & Sea Watch 3) Susie Hanley, Manjit Sahota / venue: Market Hall, Market Place, Chesterfield S40 1AR. Facebook event here
LEEDS / Friday 15 Feb / Rally against racism & fascism / The Rose Bowl – Leeds Beckett University, Portland Crescent, LS1 3HB 7.15pm with Richard Burgon MP, UCU VP Nita Sanghera & Steve Hedley, RMT Senior AGS. … Read the rest