Paris: Stand up to murderous attacks and hatred but also racism and Islamophobia against Muslims

In response to the Paris and Beirut attacks and the incident at Gatwick airport, campaigners with Stand up to Racism issued the following statements:
Sabby Dhalu, Stand up to Racism Organiser said:
“We condemn the horrific attacks in Paris. We send condolences to and our thoughts are with and the loved ones of those that lost their lives and those injured. … Read the rest

Activists hold Downing Street vigil to tell Cameron – Don’t let refugees freeze!

Protest Vigil

Several hundred gathered outside Downing Street yesterday for a protest vigil to demand David Cameron does more to help refugees across Europe with winter fast approaching. Michelline Ngongo, a refugee from DR Congo and founder of education charity Light Project Pro International, told the crowd that 9 refugees had died on this day (12 November) across Europe, and said more would follow unless governments do more. … Read the rest

Refugees Welcome Rally – Jeremy Corbyn MP and others ‘call for humanity not brutality’

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Over 1000 people listened to high profile speakers, refugees and student and youth activists at the ‘Refugees Welcome Here’ Rally on 4th November.

Speakers included Jeremy Corbyn MP Labour Party Leader who highlighted how military foreign policy is creating refugees and said we must extend the hand of humanity, not brutality towards refugees. … Read the rest

UPDATE: Jeremy Corbyn MP to speak at Refugees Welcome Here Rally: 18.30 on 4 Nov @ Camden Centre

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Speakers include: Jeremy Corbyn MP, Diane Abbott MP Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Claude Moraes MEP, Baroness Sheehan, Owen Jones, Francesca Martinez, Giles Fraser, Rabbi Lee Wax, Shahrar Ali Green Party Deputy Leader, Roger McKenzie Asst General Secretary UNISON, Harish Patel Unite the Union National Officer for Equalities, Kevin Courtney Deputy General Secretary NUT, Talha Ahmad Muslim Council of Britain, Anna Musgrave Refugee Council, Shelly Asquith NUS VP Welfare, Shakira Martin NUS VP Further Education, Lindsey German Convenor, Stop the War Coalition, Weyman Bennett, Sabby Dhalu and others tbc. … Read the rest