"The demonisation of asylum seekers belittles the serious problems that need to be addressed and seeks to utilise the issue as a political tool... a smokescreen for the real problems that exist in the country."
Stop the anti-refugee bill – time for a safe passage visa
The Government line is that it wants to stop the people smugglers. The UK could give safe passage to refugees in Calais who have viable asylum claims, writes Care4Calais.
The only way to stop the boats, is to provide safe and legal routes – Mish Rahman
"We have to call a spade a spade and a racist act a racist act and there is no doubt that this government is conducting racist acts and illegal acts."
The Anti-Refugee Bill places tens of thousands of lives at risk – Praxis, for Migrants and Refugees
"This Bill will, if passed, make the situation dramatically worse, pushing tens of thousands more people every year into positions of extreme precarity and vulnerability."
This Bill amounts to a near-complete ban on seeking asylum – Nadia Whittome MP on the anti-refugee bill
The Anti-Migrant amounts to a "near complete" ban on seeking asylum. Nadia Whittome MP challenges the Government's latest attempt at divide and rule - that places migrants' lives at risk.
Thousands march to #ResistRacism and the Illegal Migration Bill
On Saturday, thousands joined Stand Up to Racism in a mass protest against the government’s Anti-Migrant Bill. See some of our best photos from the day.
Anti-Racists Are the Majority, join the #ResistRacism demos – Sabby Dhalu, SUTR
An urgent call out from Stand Up To Racism for activists to join the #ResistRacism demonstrations in London, Cardiff and Glasgow this Saturday.
First it was stop the boats, then the strikes and now Gary Lineker. The real problem is the Tories
"The rounding on Gary Lineker shows that dissent, opinion and freedom of speech are under attack from their agenda."
The answer is solidarity, not scapegoating – Why trade unionists should join the SUTR demonstration
"The most terrifying thing about this government’s increasingly hostile policy is how quickly it has whipped up hatred and division" - Louise Regan, NEU, urges activists to join the Stand up to Racism Demonstration on Saturday.
The Illegal Migration Bill: a culture war that divides the dispossessed – Beth Winter MP
"The Conservative motive is to distract from the cost-of-living crisis using age-old divide-and-rule scapegoat tactics."