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Another big turnout of support on Care4Calais / Stand Up To Racism convoy: Sat 9 February

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 09:27

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 TO UN ANTI-RACISM Day DEMOS, Saturday 16 March, LONDON, CARDIFF & GLASGOW

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:17

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.

Sheffield here

Manchester here

Nottingham here

Chesterfield here

Harlow here

Portsmouth here

Southampton here

Cambridge here

Oxford here  

Swansea (to Cardiff) here … Read the rest

Where’s Your Nearest #Noracismnofascism rally?

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 09:31

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

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One world against racism & fascism: International coordinated protests for UN Anti Racism Day

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:36

Stand Up To Racism has been part of launching a call for coordinated mass anti racist demonstrations on (or around) 16 March, UN Anti Racism Day. Here in Britain, there will be major demonstrations in London, Glasgow and Cardiff on 16 March. … Read the rest

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Decolonising Education: Confronting racism on campus

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 02:21
Decolonising Education: Confronting racism on campus conference
  • Book your place here
  • More info at the facebook event here

Saturday 16 February, 12-4.30pm @ Hamilton House, WC1H 9BD

Speakers include:
Kate Osamor MP • Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan, poet and activist • Priya Gopal, Academic at University of Cambridge • Colette Levy, hidden child from Vichy France • Nita Sanghera, UCU Vice-President • Myriam Kane, NUS NEC • Naima Omar, Student Stand Up to Racism • more tbc

Sessions include:
Decolonising education • Challenging Islamophobia and Prevent • Kicking fascists off campus • Defending migrant students & workers • Confronting institutional racism • Confronting antisemitism and hate crimes

We have seen a massive rise in racism across society, from Tommy Robinson here to Trump in the US. … Read the rest

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Scotland Stand Up To Racism conference: 2 Feb

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 08:24

Join, share and invite: Facebook event page here

For more info contact sutrscot@gmail.com

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Aamer Anwar (human rights lawyer), Khadija Mohammed (STUC Black Workers Committee), Joe McGahan (one of the Stansted 15), Anas Sarwar (Labour MSP), Sandra White (SNP MSP), Stephen Smellie (Unison Scotland vice convenor), Talat Ahmed (Stand Up To Racism Scotland) Gordon Martin (RMT Scotland organiser), Shafiq Mohammed (Asylum Seeker Housing Project), Bobbie Winter-Burke (Extinction Rebellion climate justice activist)
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Racism is on the rise—and the far right is seeking to take advantage to grow. … Read the rest

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Holocaust Memorial Day events organised by UAF

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 06:52

Unite Against Fascism is hosting public meetings around the country to reflect on and remember the horrors of the Holocaust as part of Holocaust Memorial Day. At a time when we are seeing a growth in the far right across Europe, the US and Brazil, and with racism on the rise, these discussions are crucial not only to educate, but also to look at how we can organise best to make sure #NeverAgain is a reality. … Read the rest

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MODEL MOTION TO SUPPORT 16 MARCH ANTI-RACISM DEMO & STAND UP TO RACISM Scotland CONFERENCE

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 05:07


This branch/committee/ organisation notes

  • The alarming rise of racism, Islamophobia and anti-semitism and far right forces across Europe, America and elsewhere.
  • The rise of a far right street movement here in Britain around the “Football Lads” and Tommy Robinson centred on targeting Muslims, with Ukip giving open encouragement and support to this movement.
 … Read the rest

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MODEL MOTION: SUPPORT 16 MARCH ANTI-RACISM DEMO & 23 FEB SUTR TRADE UNION CONFERENCE

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 04:50

This branch/committee/ organisation notes
• The alarming rise of racism, Islamophobia and anti-semitism and far right forces across Europe, America and elsewhere.
• The rise of a far right street movement here in Britain around the “Football Lads” and Tommy Robinson centred on targeting Muslims, with Ukip giving open encouragement and support to this movement. … Read the rest

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Campaign by academics and students hits back at ‘race science’ appointment at Cambridge

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 04:26

The announcement that Noah Carl, a social science researcher who is linked to a network of far-right activists propagating racist ideas in the guise of ‘scientific’ research about intelligence, was recently appointed to a research post at St Edumund’s College at the University of Cambridge, has led to protests from academics and students. … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: protest at the Home Office: Refugees and migrants welcome – Stop the scapegoating!

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:44

Protest outside the Home Office Monday, 7 January, 6pm: Refugees and Migrants Welcome – Stop the Scapegoating

Stand Up To Racism and Care4Calais have jointly called a flash protest outside the Home Office this Monday, 7 January at 6pm, in the wake of widespread outrage at the Tories’ attempts to whip up a frenzy of racism towards refugees and migrants after a hundred or so refugees were reported to have crossed the Channel since Christmas Day.  … Read the rest

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