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This Saturday 20 Oct: International Conference against racism & fascism

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:36
International conference bringing together parliamentarians, trade unionists, faith and community leaders from across the world.

Speakers include • Diane Abbott MP • John McDonnell MP • David Lammy MP • Emma Dent Coad MP • Catherine West MP • Claude Moraes MEP • Daniele Obono, La France Insoumise MP • Cornelia Kerth, Federation of Anti-Fascists (Germany) • Patrick Vernon, social commentator & Windrush campaigner Shahrar Ali Green Party • Nita Sanghera, UCU Vice President • Alex Kenny, NEU • Amarjite Singh, CWU Wales • Eddie Dempsey, RMT Sabby Dhalu and Weyman Bennett, Stand Up To Racism • Steve Hart, Unite Against Fascism • Maurice Wren, Refugee Council Chief Exec • Ged Grebby, Show Racism the Red Card • Rashidat Hassan, MCB Assistant GS Edie Friedman, Jewish Council for Racial Equality • Cllr Rakhia Ismail • David Rosenberg, Jewish Socialist Group • Amanda Morris, AVOW • Mohammed Kozbar, Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman Clare Moseley, Care4Calais Lindsey German, Stop The War • Gerry Gable, Searchlight Ismahane Chouder, Feminist & anti-Islamophobia campaigner (France) David Albrich, Neue Linskwende, Austria • Petros Constantinou, Greece • Sandor Szoke, Hungarian civil rights campaigner Smokey Joe, Notting Hill Carnival Artin Giles, London Young labour Chair Mick Burke, Economist Faisa Hassan Labour/Momentum youth activist

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 are facing the biggest rise in support for fascism, racism, Islamophobia and antisemitism since the 1930s.

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PRESS RELEASE: DFLA counter demo: Leading figures join thousands in uniting to resist far-right threat

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:00

PRESS RELEASE

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SAT 13 OCTOBER

DFLA counter demo: Leading figures join thousands in uniting to resist far-right threat

Over 2,000 joined a Stand Up To Racism and Unite Against Fascism counter demonstration today opposing the racist ‘Democratic Football Lads’ Alliance, who mustered about 1,000 on their mobilisation.

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Day of action Weds 10 Oct – resist racism and the far right

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 09:29

Wednesday 10 October is a day of action against racism and the far right. Help us build these events for the anti-racist movement:

Local Stand Up to Racism groups will be mobilising across the country to get the biggest possible events against the far right. … Read the rest

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Protest Thurs 27 Sep: Don’t let fascist Tommy Robinson divide us

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:15
Download PDF HERE Join & share Facebook event HERE Supporters of fascist English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson have said they plan to protest outside the Old Bailey in support of Tommy Robinson when his re-trial takes place on Thursday 27 September. … Read the rest

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Oppose the racist ‘Democratic Football Lads’ Alliance’: PROTEST SAT 13 OCTOBER

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 07:01
Oppose the racist ‘Democratic Football Lads’ Alliance’: PROTEST 13 OCTOBER

Download the PDF leaflet HERE Join and share the Facebook page HERE On Saturday 13 October, the racist ‘Democratic’ Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) have organised a demonstration for bigots and Islamophobes in London. … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: TUC votes for massive anti-racist demonstration to take on the threat of the far right on 17 November

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 05:51

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An emergency motion at TUC Congress was passed unanimously today backing a huge anti-racist and anti-fascist demonstration on Saturday 17 November to counter the growth of far right and fascist forces in Britain and send a positive message of multi-culturalism and unity. … Read the rest

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A United Mass Movement Against The Racist Right: Statement & Supporters

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:42
“The racist right are using Tommy Robinson to reorganise. This is the first serious attempt since the collapse of the English Defence League (EDL) to develop a racist street movement and give it a political form. “It is supported internationally by notorious figures including from the US and the Dutch Islamophobic right. … Read the rest

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Unity statement to oppose Tommy Robinson and the far right

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 04:48
Add your name to the statement HERE We are witnessing an alarming growth in the threat posed by the far right in Britain.

The release of ex English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson on bail, the attack by fascists on the Bookmarks bookshop, and the violent assault on trade unionists, show we have reached a critical moment in British politics. … Read the rest

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Campus tour – How can we stop the racist & fascist right?

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 01:04

How can we confront the rise of the racist and fascist right? – Campus tour organised by Stand Up to Racism

  • If you want to set up an event at your campus, email us at info@standuptoracism.org.uk

Stand Up to Racism and Student Stand Up to Racism are teaming up with members of the University and College Union (UCU) to organise a national campus tour this term. … Read the rest

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Model Motion: Support national unity demonstration against fascism & racism: Sat 17 Nov

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 03:09
Model Motion: Support national unity demonstration against fascism & racism: Sat 17 November 

This branch/committee/campaign notes: 

1) The disturbing rise of racist and fascist activity across Europe and the confidence given to the far right globally by the Trump presidency.

2) The coalescing of racist and fascist groupings from the Democratic Football Lads Alliance through to UKIP and the fascists around the ‘Free Tommy Robinson campaign’.

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National unity demonstration against fascism and racism, Saturday 17 November

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 09:44
 
  • Saturday 17 November, Central London
  • Share and invite to the facebook event here

We are experiencing the biggest rise in support for fascism, the far right, racism, Islamophobia and Antisemitism since the 1930s. In Britain fascists and racists are mobilising on a scale not seen for decades.

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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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