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Now more than ever we need a huge response to the refugee crisis to counter the racist rhetoric across Europe trying demonise and disenfranchise victims of war, oppression and poverty.

Some of the largest mass movements in Britain have joined together with major trade unions to show solidarity. … Read the rest

RALLY: Refugees Welcome Here – Racism out of the Referendum

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Wednesday 25 May, 6.30pm, Mander Hall, NUT Building (Hamilton House), Mabledon Place, Euston, London WC1H 9BD

Following the 20,000 strong demonstration organised by Stand Up To Racism on March 19th, and as a serious humanitarian crisis spreading from the middle east deepens, this meeting is an opportunity for the Refugees Welcome movement to discuss countering the vile anti-refugee rhetoric emanating from sections of the media, and call for Britain to play its role in providing sanctuary from war and persecution. … Read the rest

STATEMENT: Refugees Welcome – No to Fortress Europe



Refugees Welcome – No to Fortress Europe

Refugees are continuing to drown in the Mediterranean. Famine, poverty, war, persecution and environmental destruction mean Europe is experiencing the biggest migration of refugees since the Second World War.

Britain and the EU have failed to put forward a viable solution. … Read the rest