PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – French burkini ban is Islamophobic assault on women’s right to choose what to wear

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
French burkini ban is Islamophobic assault on women’s right to choose what to wear
 
The burkini ban which has now been imposed in at least 15 French towns has led to the shocking sight of a Muslim woman relaxing on a beach in Nice being surrounded by armed police and forced to remove garments.
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Student Stand Up To Racism

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

Trade Unionists 4 Calais Blog

  • Report from Up North and Calais – Sally Kincaid

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    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

    received_10153574873586161This weekend a group of teachers, both NUT and UCU members, visited the camp in Calais.

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