Stand Up To Racism is organising a day of action in support of Alf Dubs Amendment to the Immigration Bill on Friday 14th October. The ‘Dubs Amendment’ should have triggered the acceptance of thousands of unaccompanied refugee children into Britain, but Theresa May is not enacting the amendment in any meaningful way. … Read the rest
Diane Abbott MP and anti-racist campaigners round on Conservative’s ‘Hard Brexit’ Fortress Britain ahead of national conference this Saturday.
Saturday 8th October: Confronting the Rise in Racism: Stand Up To Racism National Conference 2016
Friends Meeting House Euston, London NW1 2BJ
More information at: www.standuptoracism.org.uk/
Following Theresa May’s speech today, anti-racist campaigners have rounded on the ‘nasty party’ policies of the Conservative Party who this week have announced a number of ‘hard brexit’ policies by Home Secretary Amber Rudd which target international students, migrant workers and doctors.
• Jeremy Corbyn MP, Labour Party Leader • Diane Abbott MP • Kate Osamor MP • Claude Moraes MEP • Lord Alf Dubs, Kindertransport refugee and initiator of the Dubs amendment • Owen Jones, Guardian columnist • Cllr Claudia Webbe, Labour Party NEC • Sally Hunt, UCU Gen Sec • Kevin Courtney, NUT General Secretary • Gloria Mills, TUC Executive & General Council • Edie Friedman, Executive Director, Jewish Council for Racial Equality • Harun Rashid Khan, MCB Secretary General • Maurice Wren, Chief Executive, The Refugee Council • Collette Levy, Hidden Child from Vichy France • Kadisha Burrell, Justice for Audley Burrell • Abrar Javid Rotherham 12 Campaign • Janet Alder, Sister of Christopher Alder • Cllr Micheline Ngongo, The Light House Project • Salma Yacqoob • Dr Siema Iqbal, GP and Columnist • Azad Ali, MEND • Judith Benda, Die Linke (Germany) • Petros Constantinou KEERFA (Movement Against Racism and Fascism, Greece) • Don Flynn, Director, Migrants Rights Network • Clare Moseley, Care for Calais Founder • David Rosenberg, Cable Street 80 • Malia Bouattia, NUS President • Shelly Asquith, NUS VP Welfare • Shakira Martin, NUS VP Further Education • Barbara Ntumy, NUS Black Students Campaign • Moazzam Begg, former Guantanamo Bay detainee • Dr Lucia Pradella, Lecturer & campaigner • Roger Huddle Founding member of Rock Against Racism • Sam Fairbairn, Secretary, Peoples Assembly Against Austerity • Capres Turner, Organiser, Black Lives Matter US Embassy Demo • Nahella Ashraf, Manchester Stand Up To Racism • Sabby Dhalu & Weyman Bennett, Co-Convenors of Stand Up To Racism
A major national conference bringing together speakers, organisations and activists from anti-racist campaigns across Europe.
Stand Up to Racism will be joining with Care4Calais for a bloc on the Refugees Welcome demo Saturday 17 September in London. Meeting at 1pm outside Starbucks on Berkeley street (Green Park station). Or come and find us from 11am at our SUTR stall near Hyde Park Corner. … Read the rest
We are the majority and we will stand up to racism