Stand Up To Racism
With Boris Johnson as Prime Minster, an ally of Donald Trump in the Whitehouse we need to build antiracist resistance more than ever
We stand firmly with the four congresswomen attacked by Trump, and for all those who are suffering the fallout of the policies of Trump and the Tories, from refugees, to migrants, to the citizens affected by the Windrush scandal. … Read the rest
Over 800 anti-facists joined a counter demonstration today in Regent Street, Central London, against a “Free Tommy Robinson” demonstration of 3-400 people supported by various far-right organisations, a tiny fraction of the numbers at the “Free Tommy” demonstration last year in Whitehall. … Read the rest
Next Saturday the supporters of imprisoned fascist Tommy Robinson will be on the streets of London supporting his racist ideas and calling for his release.
Stand Up To Racism is calling for all anti-racists and anti-fascists to come together to oppose Robinson’s Nazi mates taking over the centre of London promoting their racist message. … Read the rest
Saturday 13 July
Anti racists horrified by disturbing death threat stunt by Alt Right group Generation Identity today at Tower of London Alt Right group Generation Identity (GI) have today enacted a mock execution of Stand Up To Racism activists, using the anti racist campaign’s own ‘Migrants and refugees welcome’ placards in a deeply disturbing public stunt outside the Tower of London. … Read the rest
This branch/committee/ organisation notes
- The alarming rise of racism, Islamophobia and Antisemitism and far right forces across Europe, America and elsewhere.
- The rise of right wing populism with racist Nigel Farage’s new project, the growth of a far right movement both in Britain and internationally centred on targeting Muslims, and the continuing dangerous racist rhetoric and scapegoating pushed by the Tories amidst their crisis.
PRESS RELEASE: fascist Robinson goes DOWN – anti racists vow to continue opposition to his politics of hate
Fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) was this morning, Thursday 11 July, sentenced to another prison term after being found guilty of contempt of court last week. … Read the rest
PRESS RELEASE: Anti-racists celebrate Tommy Robinson guilty verdict & call for continued action against far-right
Friday 5 July 2019
As Ex English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson was found guilty of contempt of court Today at the Old Bailey, leading anti-racist activists have called for continued action to turn back the rise of the violent far-right, in which Robinson has played a key role. … Read the rest
By Weyman Bennett, co convenor Stand Up To Racism
Last week kicked off with a storm with revelations about Boris Johnson and the potential of domestic violence with the police called to his partner’s home. Rather despicably, Johnson came up with a quick and calculated solution to take the heat off. … Read the rest
EU Elections: Robinson defeated but far right remain a major threat – now stop Trump and racist Farage
Last night’s European election results saw alarming advances across Europe for parties using scapegoating and racism to grow. But it also showed that where fascists are exposed and challenged, they can be driven back and defeated.
All the headlines in Britain are centring on Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party’s heading the polls with 31.69 percent of the vote, winning 29 seats. … Read the rest
Anti-racist campaigners claim victory over Tommy Robinson & far-right UKIP, warn of Farage’s return to mainstream politics
Anti-fascists in the North West claimed victory today after reports from the count in the region indicate former EDL leader Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) has failed to win an MEP seat in the region, a year after he returned to prominence with a series of violent far-right demonstrations
As the count took place, demonstrators outside the count expressed their opposition to Robinson’s attempt to spread hatred the North West. … Read the rest
Well done to all Stand Up To racism activists and allies in the North West for the hard work that’s been put in over the past few weeks.
Half a million leaflets have been distributed, countless street meetings, protests, gigs and the odd milkshake. … Read the rest
Manchester SUTR election night We Stand Together rally
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2073863709389222/?ti=icl
Join us for a multicultural rally outside the Election Count – next to Manchester Convention Centre.
7pm – 8pm Sunday 26 May.
We Stand Together Rally – A region united against racism and fascism. … Read the rest
stand up to racism public forum: Fighting the rise of the far right & Mobilising against Trump’s state visit
In this May’s European elections the far right is hoping to make major breakthroughs.
We are seeing the biggest surge of support for the racist and fascist right since the 1930s.
In Britain politics is currently dominated by the Brexit debate. … Read the rest
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Keep racism out of the elections: We are organising to stop the far right and fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’ – join the campaign!
The Euro Elections are set to take place in just two and a half weeks, on Thursday 23 May.
This marks a critical juncture for the anti racist movement, with a number of dangerous far right candidates, including fascist ‘Tommy Robinson’, standing in the hope that they can exploit the political crisis and polarisation to win the legitimacy of a seat. We have to pull out all the stops to make sure they are not able to do so. … Read the rest