Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
9 November 2016
The Socialist Party's Black and Asian Group has produced a new pamphlet called 'Fight racism, fight for socialism'. It is a collection of articles from the Socialist and looks at some of these key questions of why racism exists and how to fight it.
28 September 2016
Socialist Party members from Tyneside defied an outrageous ban imposed by Newcastle Unites (NU) to join a counter-demo against the far-right English Defence league on 24 September. With our Socialist Party banner and placards held high we were the most distinct group on the march.
18 May 2016
On 14 May far-right groups organised a rabble of 50, from as far afield as Scotland, for a demo and rally in Byker, the east end of Newcastle, writes Norman Hall, Gateshead Socialist Party.
20 April 2016
Lawyers acting for police have argued that significant parts of an inquiry into infiltration by undercover police of political groups since 1968 should be held in secret.
25 November 2015
The Metropolitan Police have finally apologised to seven women who undercover officers had intimate relationships with under false pretences.
5 August 2015
This inquiry will give an opportunity to expose the extent of political policing and step up campaigns for the right to organise and protest, free from state interference.
11 March 2015
One of the key industrial battles of the last five years has been the struggle of workers in the construction industry for trade union rights and better terms and conditions, writes Neil Cafferky.
7 March 2014
Under enormous public pressure, the government has announced an inquiry into police spying and corruption
3 March 2014
Legal workers, anti-racist campaigners, environmentalists and trade unionists attended a Campaign Opposing Police Surveillance (COPS) meeting
2 October 2013
Many of us involved in the movement in the 1990s to drive back the far-right racist British National Party (BNP) were angered but not surprised to find out the Metropolitan Police's Special Branch infiltrated our ranks, writes Lois Austin, former chair, Youth Against Racism in Europe (YRE).
9 July 2013
Youth against Racism in Europe supporters protested outside Scotland Yard today against the recent 'infiltration' scandal
1 June 2011
We still need to fight racism... and cuts: Two men are now to stand trial for the murder of Stephen Lawrence, the black teenager who had ambitions to become an architect but was killed in a vicious racist attack in 1993, writes Onay Kasab.
16 June 2010
A victory has been scored in East London as the racist and hooligan English Defence League (EDL) has called off its plan to "hit" Tower Hamlets on Sunday 20 June, writes Paula Mitchell and Naomi Byron.
17 March 2010
Last Sunday's Observer (14 March 2010) led with a scurrilous 'exposť' of how "an officer from a secretive unit of the Metropolitan police" was "working undercover among anti-racist groups in Britain, during which he routinely engaged in violence against members of the public and uniformed policemen... "
15 March 2010
Dear Sir: As an activist with Youth Against Racism in Europe and Militant Labour in London in the mid-90s, and now with Militant's successor, the Socialist Party, I remember "Officer A" (your cover story, 14 March) well...
14 March 2010
The disgraceful article in the Observer (14 March 2010) claims to 'expose' how "an officer from a secretive unit of the Metropolitan police" was "working undercover among anti-racist groups". Lois Austin and Hannah Sell reply...
4 June 2008
On Saturday 21 June Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) has called a national demonstration against the racist British National Party...
4 June 2008
The London Youth against Racism in Europe (YRE) and International Socialist Resistance (ISR) protests against the election of a member of the British National Party to the London Assembly drew together politicised young people...
17 May 2002
Youth Against Racism in Europe (YRE): THE NEWS that the Nazi BNP had gained three councillors in Burnley has provoked disgust at both national and local level, writes Robin DasGupta, YRE, Manchester.
9 June 2001
FOLLOWING LAST weekend's events in Oldham, Youth Against Racism in Europe (YRE) has continued its anti-racist work in the area, writes By Robin, Manchester YRE and Socialist Party.
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