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Press Release: Anti-racist campaigners say Corbyn was right to accept Sarah Champion’s resignation

18 August, 2017 - 12:51
18 August 2017 Anti-racist campaigners say Corbyn was right to accept Sarah Champion’s resignation Anti-racist campaigners have rounded on those such as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid who yesterday tweeted “Corbyn wrong to sack Sarah Champion. … Read the rest

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Football for all, we need unity not division

14 August, 2017 - 12:57

Stand up to Racism supporters received a good response leafleting several Premier league grounds over the opening weekend of the season raising concerns around the Football Lads Alliance. Please watch this space for details of further leafleting.

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Deaths in Police Custody

12 August, 2017 - 13:11
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Press release: Charles and Da Costa families join Diane Abbott to demand justice for their sons

29 July, 2017 - 17:37

The families of Rashan Charles and Edson Da Costa joined shadow home secretary and Hackney and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott alongside hundreds of people at the local Police station today.

The families stated they want the police officers involved in the deaths of their sons to be suspended and held to account not for them to be simply treated as a ‘witnesses’ to the deaths. … Read the rest

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Families of Rashan Charles & Edson Da Costa to join vigil at Stoke Newington police station, Sat, 29 July, 2pm

28 July, 2017 - 17:16

 

Statement on Deaths of Rashan Charles & Edson Da Costa

Joint Family Statement to be issued at vigil, Stoke Newington Police Station, Saturday 29 July, 2.00 pm. Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/831420883672372/

Esa Charles, the father of Rashan Charles, and Ginario Da Costa, father of Edson Da Costa, will be issuing a joint statement regarding their sons’ deaths at a vigil outside Stoke Newington Police Station at 2pm, Saturday 29 July. … Read the rest

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Protestors set to gather at Stoke Newington police station, Saturday 29 July over death of Rashan Charles.  

26 July, 2017 - 12:20
Protestors are set to gather again at Stoke Newington police station this Saturday 29 July over the death of Rashan Charles. Hundreds of protesters gathered at Stoke Newington police station last Monday night to remember Rashan, who died after contact with police last Saturday. … Read the rest

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Update: Latest developments with the Football Lads Alliance

20 July, 2017 - 12:16

There have been further important developments with the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).

Last Saturday Chelsea supporters held their own “march against extremism”, laying wreaths at the Cenotaph at Whitehall. This follows on from the FLA march on 20 June.

Banners were held up against “Islamic Extremism” on Saturday’s march but no mention was made of the terrorist attack on Finsbury Park Mosque or the death of Labour MP Jo Cox at the hands of a right wing extremist. … Read the rest

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Expel Anne Marie Morris

10 July, 2017 - 23:03

Anne Marie Morris’ use of racist language makes her unfit to be an MP. It is not enough to suspend her from the Conservative party, she should be expelled.

Sign the petition to Theresa May here. … Read the rest

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Tory MP Anne Marie Morris should resign now

10 July, 2017 - 18:17

PRESS RELEASE 10/07/2017 5:43pm

Tory MP Anne Marie Morris should resign now

Anne Marie Morris, MP for Newton Abbott was recorded using the N-word whilst addressing a meeting at the exclusive East India Club in St James Square. She dcescribed the possibility of the Brexit negotiations concluding with no deal as “the n****r in the woodpile”. … Read the rest

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Stand Up To Racism National Conference

4 July, 2017 - 20:21

Saturday 21 October 10.30am – 4.30pm

Friends Meeting House,  Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

Last year’s conference: Confronting The Rise In Racism saw the birth of a new movement as over 1500 people joined Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott, Alf Dubs and leading figures from a broad range of campaigns and organisations to pledge to unite against the rise in racism. … Read the rest

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East London Vigil: After Acid Attack – No to Islamophobia, No to hate crime! Weds 5 July

3 July, 2017 - 15:19

On 21 June Resham Khan and her cousin Jameel Mukhtar, 37 were both doused in sulphuric acid as they sat in traffic in Beckton, east London. Resham was preparing to celebrate her 21st birthday. Jameel had to be put into an induced coma in hospital. … Read the rest

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Any ‘visit’ by Trump should be met with the broadest possible opposition

2 July, 2017 - 23:01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donald Trump may force his way into the UK to ‘visit’ over the next few days, perhaps visiting his Scottish Golf courses on the way to Bastille celebrations in France.

There is no way that Trump, who has just seen his ‘Muslim ban’ revived this week, can be allowed to come to the UK without facing massive protests. … Read the rest

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Community unites against racist attack in Oxford

2 July, 2017 - 22:12
Photo: Julie Simmons Over 200 people held a community walk against racism in Florence park , Cowley, Oxford following the reported racist attack of Somali women relaxing in the park following Eid celebrations last Sunday. Sunday’s events took place at a time of a rise in racist attacks, including the horrendous acid attack on 2 Muslims in East London at the weekend. … Read the rest

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Who are the Football Lads Alliance (FLA)?

30 June, 2017 - 13:20

The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march on 24 June has raised important issues.

The “United Against Extremism” event saw thousands of supporters from many clubs converge on London Bridge, scene of one of a series of horrendous terror attacks in Manchester and London over recent months. … Read the rest

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Why are Newham police not treating acid attack as an anti-Muslim terror incident?

29 June, 2017 - 18:07

NEWHAM STAND UP TO RACISM:

PRESS RELEASE 29/06/2017 1:18 pm

Why are Newham police not treating acid attack as an anti-Muslim terror incident?

On 21 June Resham Khan and her cousin Jameel Mukhtar, 37 were both doused in sulphuric acid as they sat in traffic in Beckton, east London. … Read the rest

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Protest at Forest Gate police station, 2pm, Sunday 25 June #Justice4Edson

23 June, 2017 - 14:34

There is massive concern over the death of a young man,  Edir Frederico Da Costa, (known as Edson) after he was  arrested by the police in the borough of Newham, East London.

Edson was pulled up in a car by police on 15 June. … Read the rest

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Hundreds gather at Finsbury Park Mosque vigil to oppose Islamophobia

21 June, 2017 - 12:21

 

Hundreds of people joined faith leaders, anti-racists, trade unionists and politicians including local MP Jeremy Corbyn in a moving display of solidarity with the Muslim Community against Islamophobia and far-right terrorism following the attack on Finsbury Park Mosque.

Below are some of the stand-out images and speeches from the event. … Read the rest

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After Finsbury Park terrorist attack: Campaigners call on police to investigate Tommy Robinson hate video and inflammatory media headlines

19 June, 2017 - 14:00
After Finsbury Park terrorist attack: Campaigners call on police to investigate Tommy Robinson hate video and inflammatory media headlines Anti-racist campaigners have condemned in the strongest terms the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.  Counter-terrorism police are investigating the attack, where a where a white van deliberately mowed down Muslim men and women leaving late evening prayers from Finsbury Park Mosque and Muslim Welfare House, just after midnight on 19 June 2017. … Read the rest

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PRESS RELEASE: Protesters will oppose austerity, racism and war—challenge to new government  

9 June, 2017 - 19:13
PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Protesters will oppose austerity, racism and war—challenge to new government Campaigning organisations and groups of activists have come together for a major protest at in the heart of London tomorrow, Saturday, to oppose the policies of Theresa May’s Tory/DUP government. … Read the rest

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