Student walk out 20 February – stop Trump, defend migrants
A national day of action has been called against Trump on the day the petition against his state visit is discussed in Parliament. NUS President Malia Bouattia has put a call out for student walk outs across the country, and Student Stand Up to Racism is supporting this call. … Read the rest
This week we saw armed police surrounding a Muslim woman on a beach in Nice and forcing her to remove clothing. This is part of the racist and sexist policy being imposed on Muslim women in France, where so far 15 towns have introduced a ban on the burkini. … Read the rest
- Report from Up North and Calais – Sally Kincaid
We have had a busy few weeks up north and in Calais.
Just before my May Day bank holiday trip, I did a couple of school assemblies (local secondary school). I had told the youngsters that I didn’t want stuff to help the refugees, which of course I did, I wanted them to help me put political pressure on the government to let the children in. … Read the rest
- TU4Calais’ Trip – 6th May 2016