Ahead of the #ResistRacism demonstrations this weekend, John McDonnell urges the public to show steadfast solidarity with migrants and refugees.
Tag: Migrants' rights
Lineker’s crime was to stand up to the Tories’ racism – Simon Fletcher
Gary Linekar's challenge to racist Tory policy reveals a lot about the Government's reactionary agenda and the problems with Labour's strategy in combating it.
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."
Thousands to march on Parliament against new migration law which will ‘lock up children’
"It’s a cruel, vindictive piece of legislation" - thousands set to march on parliament today challenging the Government's latest anti-migrant Bill.
Solidarity with refugees – Unite calls on government to stop anti-migrant policies and rhetoric
"These actions by the Government have emboldened fascists in the UK, resulting in the alarming rise in violence and intimidation organised by the far right against refugees that we have seen."
Trade unions issue joint statement in support of refugees
"As trade unionists, we know whose side we are on when we see far right mobs attacking refugees and politicians playing the mood music."
10 year route to settlement policy is leaving families destitute – No Recourse to Public Funds Action Group at Praxis
"The long waiting before we’re able to feel settled deprives us from living a dignified life... our lives can shatter into piece if we can’t afford the fees, or make mistakes in the application."