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21 October 2020
Local Folkestone residents and the South East Kent Trade Union Council rallied in solidarity with 400 asylum seekers housed at Napier old army barracks
7 October 2020
The Tory government has discussed measures to transfer asylum seekers to processing centres in various offshore destinations - including Moldova, Morocco, or even as far as Papua New Guinea or Ascension Island in the South Atlantic, press leaks have shown.
9 September 2020
Trade unionists, anti-racism and refugee rights campaigners rallied in Market Square on 5 September in Dover to show solidarity with refugees, fleeing war and persecution, who have faced vile racist abuse from Tories and the far right in recent weeks
2 September 2020
The plight of refugees was grimly highlighted by the Channel death of a Sudanese migrant
11 March 2020
It was refreshing to watch a mainstream film exposing the madness and exploitative nature of the capitalist system, writes Barbara Clare, Stevenage.
11 March 2020
A new refugee crisis has erupted on the Greek-Turkish border. The trigger for this has been the conflict between the regimes of Turkey and Syria, backed by Russia, in the disputed Idlib region of Syria
9 January 2019
Home Secretary Sajid Javid declared the rising numbers of migrants attempting to cross the Channel in small boats an "emergency" over Christmas. He held a conference call with officials from the Border Force, Immigration Enforcement, and National Crime Agency.
24 October 2018
The unprecedented refugee crisis continues to affect millions of innocent people across the globe. One person is displaced every two seconds.
8 August 2018
The retreat by Serco is partly in response to legal challenges by Govan Law Centre but is also as a result of the political pressure of working class people
2 August 2018
300 refugees in Glasgow are facing eviction by the private anti-trade union company Serco.
4 July 2018
Fight for jobs, homes and services for all: Isn't it a coincidence that none of those dying in the Mediterranean have been super-wealthy members of the elite?
20 June 2018
Recent reports show there is an increase in the number of suicides among refugees in the UK. The latest additions to that number are three teenage refugees from Eritrea who have taken their own lives in London.
20 June 2018
On 16 June in central London Socialist Party members took part in Solidarity Day 2018 - an annual event organised by Tamil Solidarity.
4 June 2018
Razan, a medical volunteer, was shot dead on a protest in Gaza
23 May 2018
A recent Refugee Action report (bit.ly/2GFCd1y188/) reveals how those who flee persecution or war are systematically mistreated by the Home Office, notorious for implementing Theresa May's "hostile environment" for migrants
16 May 2018
Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel/Palestine), which is in full solidarity with the current Gaza protests, spoke to 24-year-old Gaza activist Ahmed A-Na'ouq from Deir al-Balah city in the Gaza Strip, about the bloody repression, the devastating conditions and the protest movement.
9 May 2018
70 years on from the foundation of Israel: The 1948 foundation of the Israeli state is being marked this month in Israel.
4 April 2018
Detainees waved back after protesters chanted, drummed and kicked on the metal fences - the mood became more solemn as they spoke and led chanting from within via loudspeaker
21 March 2018
The Refugee Rights campaign made a big splash, and what singled them out was that they were refugees fighting for not only their rights but those of the wider working class
14 February 2018
Turkey's President Erdogan is intent on smashing the aspirations of the Kurdish people for a homeland
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