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Pass this model motion to support international conference, Confronting the Rise of Racism and Fascism, Sat 20 Oct

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:08
Download the model motion HERE

 

Support Stand Up to Racism’s International Conference: Confronting the rise of racism & fascism

This union branch/branch executive/regional council notes:

1)  That the racist right is on the march. Trump’s election has emboldened the racist and fascist right across Europe, with far right groups achieving electoral successes from Italy to Hungary. … Read the rest

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United against Islamophobia, racism & Antisemitism: Sat 1 Sep: Islington

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:01
Saturday 1 September 12 noon, Islington Assembly details to be confirmed shortly Join and share the Facebook event HERE

 

London’s diverse communities are under attack.

The biggest wave of hate crime since records began has been accompanied by the resurgence of a vicious far right intent on whipping up hatred and stirring division. … Read the rest

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Uxbridge says BACK OFF BORIS!

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:40

Last night’s ‘Back off Boris: No to Islamophobia’ protest brought together members of the Muslim community,  trade unionists and anti-racists to express the widespread outrage at Boris Johnson’s disgusting and racist comments about the burka.

The demonstration reflected that fury at his comments and how they have dangerously given confidence to the far right, but it also reflected the beautifully diverse, multicultural and united communities we live in. … Read the rest

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Demonstration: BACK OFF BORIS! No to Islamophobia

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:09

Demonstrate against Islamophobia outside Boris Johnson’s office.

In an article in the Telegraph this week, Boris Johnson described women who wear the Burka as looking like “letter boxes” and “bank robbers” and stated that he would ask Muslim women from his constituency to “remove it” so that he could “talk to [them] properly”. … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: A mass movement in the spirit of the Anti-Nazi League

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:42
PRESS RELEASE: A mass movement in the spirit of the Anti-Nazi League We are witnessing an alarming growth in the threat posed by the far right in Britain.

The release of Tommy Robinson from prison has further boosted their confidence. Senior Tories like Boris Johnson launching attacks on Muslim women will only increase Islamophobia and further encourage these forces. … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: Far right thugs attack TUC backed socialist bookshop

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 12:41
Far right thugs attack TUC backed socialist bookshop

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Bookmarks in central London, a socialist bookshop and also the TUC’s official bookseller, was attacked on Saturday (4 August) by around a dozen far right supporters.

Some carried placards reading “British Bolshevik Cult” and one of them wore a Trump Mask. … Read the rest

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Fact Sheet: Tommy Robinson & his racist friends

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 08:59

The far right are mobilising on the streets of Britain and are attempting to re-organise and grow. We must build to resist it.

The release of Nazi Tommy Robinson on bail, following his arrest for contempt of court, has given confidence to racists and fascists. … Read the rest

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Sign the statement: Tommy Robinson & racist friends are not welcome

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 04:34
Tommy Robinson and his supporters are not welcome in our multicultural towns and cities Sign the petition here

Far right activist Tommy Robinson’s release on bail will give succour to the racist and fascist right across Britain.

They will see it as a success for their campaign for his release and for the international support they received from far right figures like ex Trump Chief of Staff Steve Bannon who described Robinson as the ‘backbone of this country’. … Read the rest

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Scotland Welcomes Refugees – Stop SERCO’s mass eviction

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 03:55
Scotland Welcomes Refugees – Stop SERCO’s mass eviction

Stand up to Racism is encouraging all anti-racist campaigners to oppose SERCO’s mass eviction of 300 asylum seekers who have been forced into destitution by inhumane UK Home Office policies, practices and procedures. … Read the rest

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Press release: Tommy Robinson’s release will embolden racists 

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 07:55

Press release: Tommy Robinson’s release will embolden racists 

Anti-racists warned today that Tommy Robinson’s release on bail pending a retrial, will embolden racists up and down the country.

Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon) was originally given a sentence of 13 months after he pleaded guilty to contempt of court in Leeds. … Read the rest

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After Racist Robinson is released from prison: Four steps to take on the far right

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 06:39

Anti-racists warned today that Tommy Robinson’s release on bail pending a retrial, will embolden racists up and down the country.

Robinson (real name Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon) was originally given a sentence of 13 months after being found guilty of contempt of court in Leeds when he almost sabotaged a sensitive trial, which he pleaded guilty too . … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: Anti fascists call for unity against fascist Tommy Robinson

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 06:41
Ex English Defence League (EDL) leader Tommy Robinson may be released from prison tomorrow. Robinson was of course jailed for contempt of court after putting the outcome of a highly sensitive trial at risk, in Leeds. Supporters of Robinson claim he is a victim of an attack on free speech. … Read the rest

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Confronting racism & fascism: international conference

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 04:55

An international conference to discuss how we can confront the rise of racism and fascism. Find the Facebook event for the conference here Book your tickets here

Themes include:

  • Donald Trump to Tommy Robinson: Halting the growth of the racist right
  • Opposing Islamophobia & Antisemitism
  • Windrush – Combating the Hostile Environment
  • Grenfell – unite against austerity and racism
  • Refugees Welcome Here

We will soon be announcing initial speakers including anti-racists and anti-fascists campaigners from the US, France, Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Spain and Italy. … Read the rest

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Fact sheet: Reject racism as the football season starts

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 04:31
The football season starts this weekend – let’s get out to promote the message of anti-racism and football for all.

The so called Democratic Football Lads Alliance and Tommy Robinson are looking to promote their Islamophobic agenda to fans. We want to present an alternative to their filth. … Read the rest

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Order the latest Stand Up To Racism factsheet: Don’t let the far right grow

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 03:45

The far right is mobilising around the “Free Tommy Robinson” campaign. It’s crucial with a fast developing situation that activists have all the facts about what this new racist movement is all about. You can order the latest Stand Up To Racism briefing factsheet on the growth of the far right in Britain by emailing info@standuptoracism.org.uk with your delivery details and how many copies you want. … Read the rest

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Joint Statement: Trade unionists & anti-racists condemn far-right violence

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 02:34
We need to organise to oppose the rise of the far right

The organised and unprovoked assault on trade unionists, including members of the RMT and Unite, following a rally of the far right, in London on Saturday 14 July was a disgusting example of what a growing new far right is all about. … Read the rest

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Huge marches against Trump & the far-right show we’re more united than ever

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:23

Hours before Donald Trump’s plane dropped down in Stansted, he claimed British people liked him because of his views on immigration. A day later, a quarter of a million people took to the streets of London to tell him what we really thought. … Read the rest

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Union leader & antiracists condemn violence following far right ‘Free Tommy Robinson’ rally

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:18
Union leader & antiracists condemn violence following far right ‘Free Tommy Robinson’ rally

Tommy Robinson’s supporters went on the rampage after their ‘free Tommy’ rally in Central London today with the RMT unions Steve Hedley violently assaulted along with other union members, a women bus driver abused for wearing a headscarf and other acts of random violence.

 … Read the rest

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