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GENERAL ELECTION 12 Dec: Stop racist Johnson, Vote against racism

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:42
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Just like his friend Donald Trump, Boris Johnson has a track record of bigotry.

He is refusing to apologise for describing Muslim women as looking like “letterboxes” and “bank robbers”. … Read the rest

Joint Letter on Essex Tragedy – Stop treating refugees and migrants like criminals

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:27

Letter organised by Stand Up To Racism and Care4Calais, published in the The Independent, signed by Diane Abbott, Alf Dubs, Ben Okri and leading campaigners, politicans and trade unionists

The deaths of 39 people found in a container lorry in Essex is a major tragedy and a stark reminder of the human cost of a system which treats some of the most vulnerable people in the continent as if they were criminals. … Read the rest

November Is Islamophobia Awareness month

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 09:50

This year’s Islamophobia Awareness Month comes at a crucial moment, following the horrific rise in Islamophobic hate crime and far-right terrorism against the Muslim community across the world.

Stand Up To Racism groups will be working with muslim organisations and mosques across the country to put on events marking #IAM2019 and build solidarity against Islamophobia. … Read the rest

After 39 Deaths – Home Office Vigil Thursday Evening

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 04:55

After 39 Deaths – Home Office Vigil Thursday Evening

Following the tragic deaths of 39 people found in a container lorry in Essex, anti-racist and migrant rights campaigners have called a vigil in solidarity with the victims of the latest horrific example of the “Hostile Environment” for refugees and migrants. … Read the rest

International conference against racism & fascism brings together 1,000, to stop Boris, the far right & racist populism

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 06:26
Weyman Bennett co convenor Stand Up To Racism, Talha Ahmad Muslim Council of Britain, Salma Yaqoob, shadow home secretary Diane Abbott, Richard Burgon MP, Unmesh Desai London Greater Assembly member, Claudia Webbe Labour NEC & Islingotn councillor, Kevin Courtney NEU general secretary and Mohammad Taj Unite stand for a picture to call for support for the 21 March 2020 UN Anti Racism Day #WorldAgainstRacism demonstrations

Saturday saw anti racists coming together from all over Britain, across Europe and the US–with leading trade unionists, key Labour figures such as shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and Richard Burgon MP, Gary Younge, campaigners from Muslim and Jewish organisations, musicians and artists including rapper Low Key and many others–at the #StandUpToRacism international conference conference against racism, fascism, Islamophobia and antisemitism. … Read the rest

#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
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


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

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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