The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) continues to say that it is a movement against all forms of extremism. However the FLA’s leading figure, John Meighan, gave his support to an event called by right wing extremists last Saturday.
The FLA has also been promoting an event on 5 November called by an extreme Islamophobic group, “The People’s Charter”. … Read the rest
Join us at the Stand Up to Racism Trade Union conference to take these messages into the workplace:
– Refugees & migrants welcome
– Defend EU nationals rights & freedom of movement
– Don’t let the racists divide us
– No to racism, Islamophobia and Antisemitism
The Tories are trying to use EU nationals as bargaining chips in Brexit negotiations. … Read the rest
Saturday’s conference was powerful show of solidarity and determination in the wake of a historic rise in racism.
As well as hearing from Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott & other leading figures, over 1300 people heard first hand accounts of the horrific, avoidable disaster at Grenfell and its aftermath, people those whose family members died in police custody, those who have born the brunt of the rise in Islamophobic hate crime, and EU nationals whose rights are being threatened by the British government. … Read the rest