Category Archives: National News

Launch of Support Not Separation

The unwarranted removal of children is not an aberration of the past or The Handmaid’s Tale of the future. Thousands of mothers are being labelled ‘unfit’ and treated as mere surrogates right now.

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The increasing levels of Islamophobic threat targeting the UK Muslim community

JUST Yorkshire strongly condemns the growing level of Islamophobic abuse, hostility and terrorist threat facing the Muslim community in the UK at this present time. We urge the Government to use the same national framework used by our security services … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit! Trump Wants Friendship With Russia and China! Condemns Obama Regime Change Wars

During the shopping season for gifts marking the birth of the Jesus the Son of God and teacher of ‘turn the other cheek’ and ‘love thy enemies,’  one half of the“financial element in the centers of power which has owned … Continue reading

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Dissecting The Truth In A World Of Misinformation

The greatest gift that you will possess as a human being is your means to reason and critically question your environment and the information that you encounter on a daily basis. In this age of global information it is crucially … Continue reading

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Brexit Vote Reveals A Racially Divided Britain

Musician, songwriter, novelist and social critic Kevin Watson was a featured guest on the Imani Speaks Show, where he discussed the racist backlash suffered by Black and minority ethnic communities since Britain voted to leave the European Union; and questioned … Continue reading

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The Real Meaning of Brexit: A Cry of Pain

Rabbi Lerner’s Introductory Note: The vote by a majority in the UK to exit from the European Union (Britain exiting, now called Brexit) is actually a cry of pain by the working people of Britain, and a reflection of the … Continue reading

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Suffer the Little Children, end forced separations of children & mothers

Launch of dossier by Legal Action for Women documenting cases of children unjustifiably separated from their mother or kinship carer, adopted by strangers, put into care or in the hands of violent fathers. And comparative UK-US evidence presented by RICHARD … Continue reading

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Call It By Its Name: Afriphobia Is Racism Against African People

A group of African political, equality and community activists, and academics within and outside Britain have signed an open letter (copied below) to the Labour Party’s Chakrabarti Inquiry into ‘Anti-Semitism and other forms of racism’.

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Demo v Immigration Bill & Briefing Update

Demo against the Bill, Tues 5 April outside Lunar House, 40 Wellesley Road, Croydon CR9 2BY, from 10.30am. Opposition to the Immigration Bill continues to grow. In February, Lord Ramsbotham called for the bill to be withdrawn or suspended to allow … Continue reading

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Bridging the Diversity Gap: How Can We Get More Young People from BME backgrounds into Politics?

YouElect presents its first Parliament event hosted by Labour MP for Ealing Central and Acton, Rupa Huq, with representatives from the youth wings of Labour, the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and the Green Party on the panel.

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We should never forget the lives sacrificed in the name of corporate greed

“Fight for Queen and Country, what does that mean? It is a jingoistic phrase dreamt up by some propaganda merchant intent on stoking the fire of that false religion patriotism. The idea of fighting for Queen and Country is held … Continue reading

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The International Women’s Conference, Caring, Survival and Justice vs the Tyranny of the Market

It is forty years since the women of Iceland took a Day Off and brought the country to a halt, and 20 years since we won a commitment from governments celebrating the UN Decade for Women to include the value … Continue reading

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The Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March 2015

LONDON, AUGUST 1st 2015, the Afrikan Heritage Community (AHC) will be marching from Brixton Windrush Square at 11am to Parliament. We are choosing to march, in the belly of the beast, to show the World, that we as a People … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal suspends the Detained Fast track!

Today the Court of Appeal ruled that the government must immediately suspend the discredited Detained Fast Track. Hunger strikes and other protests in detention and grassroots campaigning outside have forced the courts to take this step to stop a most … Continue reading

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Election 2015: Women asylum seekers and immigrants are targets of austerity

 All African Women’s Group We are a self-help group of women asylum seekers and immigrants based at the Crossroads Women’s Centre. We’ve discussed the effect the election is having on us. Most political parties blame us for the lack of … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day petition endorsed by Chair of Standing Commission on Carers

Amid the flowers and chocolates descending on mothers this weekend, on Saturday 14 March 2-5pm the Global Women’s Strike (GWS) and Women of Colour in the GWS will Honour Mothers, Honour All Carers by launching an international petition A Living … Continue reading

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Government smokescreen response to Oxford child rape report

The government’s response to today’s review of child rape in Oxford about an epidemic of rape of children, especially those in care, is a smokescreen to manage the outcry rather than deal with the rape.

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Jonathan Malia’s family vow to continue fight for justice on first year anniversary of his inquest verdict

The family of Jonathan Malia, a physically healthy man who tragically died after he was repeatedly restrained while detained at the privately run Cygnet Mental Health hospital in Stevenage in 2013, have vowed to continue their fight for justice on … Continue reading

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Criticising Western foreign policy is terrorism, says British Prime Minister David Cameron

In a speech to the United Nations regarding the group Islamic State British Prime Minister David Cameron referred to individuals who criticise Western foreign policy or question the official narrative of the government version of events such as the 9/11 … Continue reading

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Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Race as a scapegoat and the disgusting hypocrisy of the media

A report has found that 1,400 children in Rotherham were abused over a 16 year period due to the failures of local authorities to act and protect victims who came forward on numerous occasions; however behind this media facade of … Continue reading

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