Brexit, Racism and Xenophobia – listen to the event here

On 9th July 2016, just two weeks after the Brexit referendum we called a meeting to think about how we, as people of colour together with people concerned about tackling racism, should respond, address and move forward in what has been the most hostile and racially charged Britain since the post Enoch Powell’s 1970’s.. you can listen to the speeches here..

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Neo-Nazi civil servant couple sing racist songs for Hungarian hate mob

A British husband and wife are at the heart of a far-right group proclaiming violence against Syrian refugees about to arrive in the UK. Civil servants Christopher and Debra Lewis are activists in a neo-Nazi organisation called Blood and Honour. We tracked the couple from their home in Swansea to Budapest, where they performed with…

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Far right marches cost West Midlands Police £415k

In February a march by the EDL cost £321,000 to police bringing the total bill for all three to £414,700. Richard Costello, spokesman for West Midlands police and crime commissioner, David Jamieson, said managing the protesters pulled resources from neighbourhood policing. “As well as the monetary cost of these protests there is a huge cost…

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Angela Merkel to visit asylum shelter after wave of far-right attacks

Angela Merkel is to strongly condemn a recent wave of attacks on refugees in Germany when she makes her first visit to an asylum seekers’ shelter that is under round-the-clock police protection following violent far-right protests. The German chancellor will travel to Heidenau, in Saxony, on Wednesday to meet police, volunteers and refugees at the emergency shelter…

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Dudley mosque battle bill hits £1.7m

Dudley mosque battle bill hits £1.7m The amount covers the lengthy legal battle as well as security and policing costs for demonstrations in the town. It comes as Dudley Council said it faced a £10,000 bill for security costs after the latest far-right protest in the town. Britain First held a controversial protest in Dudley on…

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