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Love in a cold climate: report from Calais

14 December, 2017 - 17:45

By Julia Bard, Jewish Socialists’ Group. You can see Julia’s blog here.

Two of us from the Jewish Socialists’ Group were part of a convoy of 120 from across the country, going to Calais to deliver supplies to refugees who are trapped there, trying to get to Britain. … Read the rest

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Model motion to support Trade Union conference and #M17 demo

11 December, 2017 - 16:29

 

Stand Up To Racism model motion – (download here SUTR-TU-model-motion-2017)

This branch / committee / organisation notes

  • May’s government is weak but nasty. It depends on the DUP to survive.
  • We are seeing a growth in the racist and sometimes fascist right from Trump’s election in the US to the electoral successes for the Front National in France, the AfD (Alternative for Germany) and the Freedom Party in Austria.
 … Read the rest

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Bristol City FC stands up to racism

11 December, 2017 - 14:22

By Ajmal Miah, Bristol Students Stand Up to Racism 

On Thursday, 7th of December, we at Stand Up to Racism Bristol had the pleasure to speak at an assembly to over one hundred children enrolled on the brilliant education courses in the various Bristol City Community Trust education programs. … Read the rest

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Anti-racist campaigners to join Lord Alf Dubs to send off Calais delegation as part of #Coats4Calais

8 December, 2017 - 11:00
5pm Friday 8th December, Downing Street
Facebook event here The send-off,  at which Lord Alf Dubs, author of the Dubs Amendment will be present along with other campaigners including Bruce Kent, Rabbi Lee Wax and Louise Regan – NEU NUT Section President amongst others, will take place at 5pm at Downing Street on the evening of Friday 8 December. … Read the rest

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Campaigners step up mobilisation against Trump visit as US Supreme Court implements Muslim ban

5 December, 2017 - 15:04
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Campaigners step up mobilisation against Trump visit as US Supreme Court implements Muslim ban The US Supreme Court has backed Donald Trumps travel ban.

This means that the court is allowing the ban on people from 6 mainly Muslim countries.

 … Read the rest

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Local community protests islamophobia at McDonalds

4 December, 2017 - 11:06

Report by Islington Stand Up to Racism 

Last Friday a young woman wearing a hijab was denied entry to the Holloway Road McDonald’s on “grounds of security”. This is a shocking and blatant example of Islamophobia which is totally unacceptable.  … Read the rest

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Challenging gendered Islamophobia on campus

4 December, 2017 - 09:46
By Maha Gadir, Queen Mary’s Student Stand Up to Racism

It is clear that the concern for women who do not conform to society’s standard of what a British Woman, walks, talks and looks like has its own share of consequences. … Read the rest

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Anti-racists protest against McDonalds Islamophobic ban

2 December, 2017 - 17:06
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anti-Racists protest against McDonalds Islamophobic ban

Dozens of local people joined a Stand Up To Racism protest at Holloway Road McDonalds today.

They were responding to an incident at the outlet yesterday. A young woman wearing a hijab was barred from entry at this branch of McDonald’s  on “security grounds”.

 … Read the rest

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Waltham Forest: Curry for Calais

1 December, 2017 - 23:27

Waltham Forest Stand up to Racism is hosting a delicious Curry for Calais fundraising buffet dinner on Thursday 7th December.
All funds raised will be given to Care4Calais so they can continue the very important work they are doing with refugees stranded in Calais

Tickets are £15 and £10 unwaged
The venue is Star of India
875 High Rd Leytonstone E11 1HR

The evening will also include spaekers from local people working with refugees and Weyman Bennett from SUTR. … Read the rest

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Protest at McDonalds – no to islamophobia

1 December, 2017 - 23:20

Around midday on Friday a young woman wearing a hijab was denied entry to the Holloway Road McDonald’s on “grounds of security” (https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/01/muslim-student-ordered-remove-headscarf-mcdonalds)

Islington Stand Up To Racism unequivocally condemns this shocking example of Islamophobia and calls on everybody of goodwill to join us in a picket of McDonald’s

Saturday, December 2 11:00–12:00
McDonald’s Restaurant
13-15 Seven Sisters Road, N7 6AJ London, United Kingdom

Share the Facebook event. … Read the rest

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Protest Trump’s racist Britain First tweets – No state visit!

30 November, 2017 - 16:19

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Protest Trump’s racist Britain First tweets – No state visit! 5.30pm, Friday 1 December US Embassy, Grosvenor Square, W1A 2LQ Facebook event Stand Up To Racism has called a protests against Donald Trump’s re-tweets of the fascist Britain First’s Islamophobic tweets that have shocked the world. … Read the rest

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Football Lads Alliance leader John Meighan backs Trump in Britain First tweets row

30 November, 2017 - 11:25

 

 

Football Lads Alliance leader John Meighan backs Trump in Britain First tweets row

The founder of the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) John Meighan, has backed Donald Trump is his row with Theresa May over re-tweeting fascist Britain First tweets. … Read the rest

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Football Lads Alliance scores a flop in Scotland – Sat 25 Nov, Edinburgh

29 November, 2017 - 11:16

The Football Lads Alliance’s (FLA) first venture into Scotland proved to be a total flop last Sat 25 Nov. A month earlier, John Meighan the leader of the FLA had jetted into Glasgow on a fanfare recruitment drive to unite football casuals and fans of Scotland’s four main football clubs; Celtic, Rangers, Hibs and Hearts under his racist banner. … Read the rest

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Milton Keynes Stand Up To “For Britain” and Anne Marie Waters

27 November, 2017 - 15:02

Though they may have been holed up in a (wee) room somewhere, there was no sign of Islamophobic For Britain and their leader Anne Marie Waters in Milton Keynes on Saturday.

Waters was supposed to be speaking at a fund raising event in the city on the day. … Read the rest

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Lord Alf Dubs backs Stand Up To Racism/Care4Calais Winter Refugee Appeal

27 November, 2017 - 14:38

 

Join the ‘Dubs Now’ Day of action this Friday 1 December

Collect for the appeal and/or join the delegations to France on 8-10 December.

Lord Alf Dubs, the author of the ‘Dubs Amendment’ on unaccompanied child refugees has given his support to the Stand Up To Racism & Care4Calais Winter Refugee Appeal. … Read the rest

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Scottish anti racist football fans organise, as Football Lads Alliance continue to harbour known racists

23 November, 2017 - 17:17

The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) have announced that they are to march next year, in the months of March and May. They claim that these will be the biggest mobilisations they are yet to hold. Locations have not been announced, but the FLA say they will not be in London. … Read the rest

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Never Again – report from UAF trip to Auschwitz

23 November, 2017 - 00:56

Report by Rachel Williamson, Manchester Student Stand Up to Racism

Last weekend, myself and a delegation of over 40 anti-fascist activists of all ages and backgrounds travelled to Poland for the Unite Against Fascism educational trip to Auschwitz. The delegation included the family of Holocaust survivors, trade unionists, students and more. … Read the rest

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Islington Stand Up To Racism gears up for Care4Calais Winter refugee appeal

16 November, 2017 - 11:39

Report from Islington Stand Up To Racism

Following our Stand Up To Racism conference our group had a planning meeting the following week to discuss how to respond to the Calais Winter Appeal.

Twenty two people attended and we agreed to organise the following. … Read the rest

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Manchester organises for the Stand Up To racism/Care4Calais Winter Appeal for refugees

15 November, 2017 - 17:34

Manchester Stand Up To Racism has organised a major event with MEND as part of the Care4Calais/Stand Up To Racism Winter refugee appeal for refugees:

The Manchester Community Social and Solidarity Meal is being held on 30 November.

The event marks Islamophobia Awareness Month and is also being held to raise money for the Winter Refugee Appeal. … Read the rest

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Birmingham Stand Up To Racism mobilises for Winter refugee appeal

15 November, 2017 - 12:53

Birmingham Stand Up To Racism has organised a series of events for the Care4Calais/Stand Up To Racism  Winter refugee appeal for refugees:

Nov 25th 2017  Birmingham Winter Refugee Appeal Street Collection: You can download a leaflet here  Facebook event page here

Dec 3rd 2017  Birmingham Winter Refugee Fundraising Meal, organised by Stand Up To Racism and supported by MEND:          Facebook event page here  Eventbrite: Book tickets online here 
But they are also making plans far into next year. … Read the rest

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