Stand Up To Racism is calling two solidarity delegations to Calais the first of which will be on Saturday 5 September. The appalling racist response by the government and right-wing press to the humanitarian crisis in Calais should be condemned in the strongest possible terms. … Read the rest
Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond’s latest comments that millions of “marauding migrants” from Africa were a “threat” to Europe is an ugly escalation of the dehumanising language the government has been using to describe what is in fact a global humanitarian crisis. … Read the rest
It has only been days into the new government and already a multitude of proposals are causing concern for anti-racists.
- The repeal of the Human Rights Act (see former Director of Public Prosecution Keir Starmer MP’s critique of this proposal here).