For immediate release: Anti-racists condemn UKIP for manifesto pledge to ban the burqa

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For immediate release: Anti-racists condemn UKIP for manifesto pledge to ban the burka
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has announced that his party will campaign to ban the burka. Campaign group Stand Up to Racism have condemned the move, stating that this confirms that Ukip is determined to inject even more racist poison into the election debates.
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Show of unity in Croydon against racist attacks

Hundreds of people marched through the centre of Croydon chanting “refugees welcome here” on Saturday 8 April in a strong demonstration of solidarity following the horrific attack on Kurdish refugee Reker Ahmed.

The unity protest called by Stand Up to Racism was supported by a wide range of local campaigns and faith groups including Croydon Assembly, Croydon Trades Council and Croydon Disabled People Against Cuts, as well as local trade union branches Croydon NUT, Croydon College UCU and Unite Retired Members, reflecting the strength of feeling among local residents determined to oppose racism. … Read the rest

We are the majority and we will stand up to racism