Delegations from Cardiff, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Essex travelled to Calais last weekend as part of the Stand Up to Racism Winter Appeal.
The purpose of the appeal was to raise funds for organisations working with refugees in the “Jungle” camp and put renewed pressure on the UK government to do more for refugees living in atrocious winter conditions. … Read the rest
Delegates from the Stand Up to Racism Calais Winter Appeal were wished well by Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn tonight in Islington. The delegation will be leaving for the refugee camp in Calais tomorrow, taking with them donations collected from a number of fundraising events including a comedy night, social and music gig. … Read the rest
Stand Up To Racism’s Calais Winter Appeal is taking place at a key political moment. Thousands of refugees across Europe could freeze this winter in border camps because of the inadequate response of governments such as our own.
European governments are preparing to invest millions of euros into the Greece/Turkey border to further fortify fortress Europe. … Read the rest
Newham Stand Up to Racism and MEND statement on Prevent signed by Muslims and non-Muslims from Newham and by national representatives of the National Union of Students and the University and College Union and candidates for London Assembly elections. The statement has been covered exclusively in the Guardian. … Read the rest
We are the majority and we will stand up to racism