SUTR conference videos

On Saturday 8 October over 1500 people – including Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott and Alf Dubs – launched a mass movement against racism. We want to build a network of activists to support refugees and confront racism, islamophobia and antisemitism.

 

Plenary: Building a movement against racism, islamophobia and antisemitism that welcomes refugees
Live streamed during the event

Speakers:

  • Jeremy Corbyn – Labour Party leader
  • Alf Dubs – Labour peer, Kindertransport refugee and initiator of the Dubs amendment
  • nahella Ashraf – Manchester Stand up to Racism
  • Diane Abbott – MP & Stand up to Racism president
  • Harun Rashid Khan – Muslin Council of Britainm secretary general
  • Edie Friedman – Jewish Council for Racial Equality, executive director
  • Siema Iqbal – GP and columnist, MEND
  • Alex Kenny – NUT NEC
  • Malia Bouattia – NUS president
  • Gloria Mills – TUC executive & general council
  • Rashid Nix – Green Party equalities spokesperson

 

 

Plenary: Confronting the rise of racism, islamophobia and antisemitism
Live streamed during the event

Speakers:

  • Claude Moraes – Labour MEP
  • Sally Hunt – UCU general secretary
  • Weymann Bennett – Stand up to Racism co-convenor
  • Judith Benda – Die Linke Executive (Germany)
  • Muhbeen Hussain – Rotherham 12 Campaign
  • Petros Constantinou – Keerfa (Movement Against Racism and Fascism, Greece)
  • Salma Yaqoob

 

 

 

Workshop: Europe and the renewed Threat of the Far-Right

Speakers:

  • Petros Constantinou – KEERFA (Movement Against Racism & Fascism, Greece)
  • Judith Benda – Die Linke executive (Germany)
  • Claude Moraes – Labour MEP
  • David Rosenberg – Cable Street 80

 

 

Workshop: Prevent, the extremism bill and the defence of civil liberties

Speakers:

  • Moazzam Begg – former Guantanamo Bay detainee
  • Shelly Asquith – NUS VP welfare
  • Brian Richardson – UAF assistant secretary
  • Azad Ali – MEND director of engagement

 

 

Workshop: Brexit: oppose racist violence, defend migrant rights

Speakers:

  • Lucia Pradella – lecturer and migrant rights campaigner
  • Don Flynn – Migrants Rights Network director
  • Zak Cochrane – Stand Up To Racism
  • Barbara Ntumy – NUS Black Students Campaign
  • Łukasz Bemka – BFAWU

 

 

 

Workshop: From the USA to Britain: Black Lives Matter

Speakers:

  • Kadisha Burrell – Justice for Kingsley Burrell
  • Gary McFarlane – journalist and Black Lives Matter activist
  • Capres Turner – organiser of BLM demonstration at the US embassy

 

 

 

Workshop: Islamophobia Burkini Bans and the Rise in Islamophobic Hate Crimes

Speakers:

  • Nahella Ashraf – Manchester Stand Up To Racism
  • Dr Siema Iqbal – GP and columnist, MEND
  • Rob Ferguson – Newham Stand Up To Racism
  • Khalil Charles – Muslim Association of Britain

 

 

 

Workshop: Love Music Hate Racism

Speakers:

  • Roger Huddle – Rock Against Racism founding member
  • Lola Olafisoye – Spektrum, vocalist
  • Dave Randall – Musician with Faithless & Slovo

 

 

 

Workshop: Challenging austerity and racism: showing solidarity with migrant workers

Speakers:

  • Petros Elia – United Voices of the World union
  • Consuelo Moreno Yustil – Justice for Cleaners, SOAS
  • Bell Ribeiro-Addy – Society of Black Lawyers

 

 

 

Workshop: Refugees Welcome Here

Speakers:

  • Alf Dubs – Kindertransport refugee and initiator of the Dubs amendment
  • Consuelo Moreno Yustil – Justice for Cleaners, SOAS
  • Bell Ribeiro-Addy – Society of Black Lawyers

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