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30 November 2016
Hunger strikes and suicides have increased dramatically in British detention centres. A Freedom of Information request showed that out of an estimated 7,500 detainees over three months, 218 were on hunger strike. 109 had attempted suicide, with 649 on suicide watch.
2 November 2016
The refugee crisis in Europe is one of many examples of the brutal, cruel character of Theresa May's Tory government and the profit-driven capitalist system
2 November 2016
"I was encouraged to work - for £1 an hour" Tamil Solidarity activist Nandan, who recently spent several weeks in a Home Office detention centre, spoke to the Socialist about his experience of organising against the exploitation of inmates and the campaign to fight for refugee rights.
28 September 2016
While the media hails the 'successes' of black politicians and celebrities, the reality facing the majority of black people is very different.
21 September 2016
Refugee rights campaigners took part in a 'Refugees Welcome' demonstration on 17 September which demanded many democratic rights for refugees
27 July 2016
On 22 July Sheffield's first Black Lives Matter demo took place
29 June 2016
The appalling racist abuse and physical attacks reported since the EU referendum must be condemned and opposed.
15 June 2016
Individual abusers must be dealt with. But recent incidents also show systemic failures that the increasingly under-resourced and privatised criminal justice system is incapable of addressing.
30 September 2015
As the horrors facing millions of refugees multiply, the splits between the EU leaders demonstrate their inability to solve the crisis
23 September 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Political policing in Ireland, strike against Finland's government, election campaign in Hong Kong.
5 August 2015
Tories have no solutions: Despite weeks of reports about the desperate people encamped at Calais, Cameron still found a way to escalate anti-immigrant bile.
8 July 2015
For the rich there are very few obstacles to migrating to Britain. It is altogether another story for the majority of those currently fleeing war, dictatorship and conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
17 June 2015
Tamil activist and torture victim Janahan faces horror if he is deported. Defend his right to stay!
3 June 2015
Sign the petition! Release Janahan from detention now!
2 June 2015
Tamil Solidarity is demanding the immediate release of Janahan Sivanathan from Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre
28 March 2013
62. We dealt with the question of migration in more depth in last year's perspectives document. The census results give a picture of the changed makeup of Britain's population...
5 October 2011
What is happening to the democratic and civil liberties won over generations by working class people? In Britain, governments have used some of the repressive methods of totalitarian states
29 June 2011
Ahead of premier Wen Jiabao's visit to Europe, to cement more trade deals, the Chinese authorities released from jail prominent dissidents Ai Weiwei, the artist, and Hu Jia...
24 February 2010
UP TO 30 women detainees at Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire are continuing a hunger strike...
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