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#WorldAgainstRacism holding summit to plan mass global anti racist protests for 21 March 2020, UN Anti Racism Day

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 06:59
2019’s UN Anti Racism Day protests, coordinated globally by the #WorldAgainstRacism network, saw tens of thousands marching in over 60 cities worldwide. As the threat of the far right and racist populism becomes more urgent, this year’s UN Anti Racism Day demonstrations on 21 March aim to be even bigger PRESS RELEASE: for immediate release

#WorldAgainstRacism international network calls day of mass global demonstrations on Saturday 21 March 2020 for UN Anti Racism Day ahead of major international conference this Saturday against racism, fascism, Islamophobia & Antisemitism

Anti racist organisations operating nationally in twelve countries are taking part in a #WorldAgainstRacism summit in London (20 September) to organise a day of mass global demonstrations against racism and fascism on UN Anti Racism Day, 21 March 2020. … Read the rest

UN anti-racism day demo Saturday 21 March

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:09
Anti-racists will be on the march again on Saturday 21 March

With Trump in the White House, Johnson in Downing Street and the racist and fascist right winning mass support internationally we need to build the resistance. The London, Glasgow and Cardiff demonstrations to mark UN Anti Racism Day are part of a co-ordinated wave of international demonstrations. … Read the rest

Anti racists stress urgency of resisting racism after horrifying Antisemitic murders by Nazi shooter at Synagogue in Halle

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 12:44
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday 9 October

Anti racists are urging the necessity of organising across society to resist the poison of racist division in the wake of the horrifying Antisemitic murders during Yom Kippur of at least two people at a synagogue in Halle, Germany, carried out by a Nazi. … Read the rest

Timetable out! challenging johnson, trump & the racist right:

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 04:03

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AGAINST RACISM, FASCISM, ISLAMOPHOBIA & ANTISEMITISM – SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER

download the SUtR-2019-conf-agenda Download Download/ view the timetable as a PDF here … Read the rest

Diane Abbott to speak at International conference challenging Trump, Johnson & the racist right

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 05:56

On the day Diane Abbott became the first black MP to represent their party at Prime Minister’s Questions, we’re delighted to announce Diane will be speaking at the crucial conference on 19th October on challenging the rise of racism, Islamophobia, antisemitism and the racist right. … Read the rest

Defend eu migrants selfie poster

Thu, 09/26/2019 - 11:41

click on the image to download … Read the rest

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

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

International Conference against racism and fascism

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

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

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

No racism on campus: UCU national tour

Mon, 09/02/2019 - 05:37

#NoRacismOnCampus tour

Hosted by UCU and Stand Up to Racism.

Defending the rights of migrant staff & students • Decolonising education • Challenging institutional racism • Kick the far right off campus • Opposing islamophobia and Prevent

The University College Union (UCU) and Stand Up to Racism are launching a #NoRacismOnCampus tour of university campuses in the autumn term. … Read the rest

ANALYSIS PIECE: THE FAR RIGHT & THE FIGHT AGAINST RACISM IN BRITAIN

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 04:04
Mobilising against Robinson’s supporters this August in London

Last Saturday at the BBC, in central London, the state of the British far right was clear for all to see.

Only around 100 fascists gathered to support the key figurehead of the British far right, Stephen Yaxley Lennon aka Tommy Robinson. … Read the rest

PRESS RELEASE: Anti racists outnumber rump of fascist supporters of jailed Nazi Robinson

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 08:35
Some 250 Stand Up To Racism and other anti-fascist groups took to the streets today in opposition to fascist supporters of jailed ‘Tommy Robinson’ (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) at Oxford Circus. A rump of 100, apparently including followers of fascist fake ‘Yellow Vest’ James Goddard, and other supporters of Robinson gathered outside the BBC, despite the official march by the far right being cancelled. … Read the rest

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