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UK Protest: Shut Down Deportation Center!

The Movement for Justice organized a mass protests at UK’s main immigration deportation center for women.

Alejandra Ríos

December 3, 2016

College Students Rise Up Against Trump

Universities walk out against Trump! They demand their campus become a "Sanctuary Campus".

Left Voice

November 17, 2016

The Roma’s Tortuous Journey

The migration crisis has clearly shown the structural nature of racism and xenophobia in Europe. The Roma people are among the most oppressed in the continent; in France, there has been a rapid rise in anti-Roma racism, not only from right-wing groups, but also from the state and its institutions.

Philippe Alcoy

June 16, 2016

#May19: Europe-wide Anti-racism Day Demonstration

Major mobilisations are taking place in London, Scotland and Wales. Tens of thousands across Europe are predicted to take the streets, saying #RefugeesWelcome, #BlackLivesMatter, No to Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism & Scapegoating Migrants, and #YesToDiversity.

Alejandra Ríos

March 19, 2016

Calais: Refugees sew their lips shut in hopes of making themselves heard

Helplessly facing the inevitable destruction of their camp in Calais, eight refugees decided on Wednesday to express their profound distress by sewing their lips shut with wire and needles. On Thursday, nine other Iranian migrants repeated the operation in front of cameras and the French riot police, hoping to finally be heard by the entire international community.

Paul Carson-Saher

March 10, 2016

Obama’s Crocodile Tears

Hardly a week into the new year and the Obama administration has made headlines in two ways. The first, is the ICE raids of Central American families’ homes, often in the middle of the night, detaining men, women and children in detention facilities. The second is the timid expansion of firearm regulation through executive action. Obama defended the action in a speech in which he choked back tears as he talked about the Sandy Hook elementary school students who were killed by a gunman in 2012.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

January 8, 2016

The War at Home

Amid war mongering and escalating racist rhetoric, the murder of two black youths spur protests in Minneapolis and Chicago. The fight against the war abroad is intrinsically linked to the struggle for justice and equality at home.

Juan C

November 28, 2015

Germany: Faster Deportations through ‘Transit Zones’

Faster, more inhumane. This sums up the newest hardening of the asylum laws in Germany. But even that is not enough for the reactionary forces within the German regime. Deportations of refugees are supposed to be accelerated even further by installing so-called “transit zones” close to the borders.

Bastian Schmidt

October 30, 2015

Understanding the role of imperialism behind Europe’s migratory tragedies

In 2015, more than 340,000 undocumented immigrants arrived in Europe. In the same period, more than 2,600 people died in the Mediterranean, and hundreds suffocated in truck containers, as occurred in Austria recently.

André Augusto

September 22, 2015