Leaders debate & Farage on BBC1 tonight Stop Scapegoating Migrants! 8pm/10.50pm

Tonight is the final leaders’ debate. Let’s send a clear message to the politicians that we stand against the toxic debate which has seen scapegoating and racism against migrants who are not to blame for the economic crisis! … Read the rest

Justice for Freddie Gray – Solidarity with Baltimore

Following the shocking death of Freddie Gray, the latest of a long line of deaths and violent assaults against black people in America at the hands of the police, Stand up to Racism called a vigil at the US Embassy this Wednesday which saw US activists join us to show solidarity with the family of Freddie Gray and with those protesting against the racist brutality of the Police. … Read the rest

Reinstate Lutfur Rahman

Defend Democracy in Tower Hamlets Rally

Thursday 30 April, 6pm,
Waterlily Centre 69-89 Mile End Road, London E1 4TT

Speakers (in personal capacity) include:

Lutfur Rahman
Peter Herbert Human Rights Lawyer
Christine Shawcroft Labour Party NEC
John Rees People’s Assembly Against Austerity
Andrew Murray Chief of Staff, Unite the Union
Lindsey German Stop the War Coalition
Salma Yaqoob
Aaron Kiely NUS NEC
John McLoughlin Branch Secretary, Tower Hamlets Unison
Sabby Dhalu & Weyman Bennett Stand up to racism

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Comment is Free: Giles Fraser, Former Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral, writes about the arcane law used against Irish Catholics that was invoked against Lutfur Rahman: click here. … Read the rest