Category Archives: National News

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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The Board of Deputies of British Jews is condoning genocide in Gaza. They don’t represent us.

At 3.30pm today, on the 4 August 2014, outside the London offices of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, on the 27th day of Israel’s military attack on the Gazan people, Jews in Britain Against Genocide staged a die-in … Continue reading

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What exactly are British values?

  British Prime Minister David Cameron has called for British values to be taught in schools believing that this will combat the rise of extremism amongst young Muslims, however what exactly are British values?

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Activists call upon Angelina Jolie to meet rape survivors in a UK detention centre

In London, at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, rape survivors protest against the UK government’s treatment of women fleeing sexual violence.

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White, working class racists continue to be fooled by UKIP’s rhetoric

  The racist, white working class will probably be over the moon and celebrating following UKIP’s electoral success at the polls, but if they believe that this success will lead to Britain’s exit from the European Union, tighter controls on … Continue reading

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‘If you don’t like it in England, go home’. What exactly is meant by this statement?

A few days ago UKIP attracted media attention after William Henwood tweeted that Dudley-born black comedian, Lenny Henry should go to live in a black country if he does not like England, after Henry called for more black and ethnic … Continue reading

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The nigger word: Clarkson is not the problem, rappers are

TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson is at the centre of another race row after claims that he mentioned the word nigger in the well-known nursery rhyme, ‘ eeny, meeny, miny, mo …’, however arguably Clarkson is not the problem when it … Continue reading

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Victory: CPS to prosecute G4S guards for the manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga

It has taken nearly four years of pressure from the family and supporters of Mr Mubenga, and much public outrage, for the Crown Prosecution Service to finally bring criminal charges against his G4S killers.

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Combating racism at an English university: I, Too, Am Oxford

  “No, I’m not on a scholarship from Africa“; “Yes I do have the right to be offended when you confuse me for the only other black girl in my year“. These were some of the captions on white boards … Continue reading

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Stop Forced Adoption Of Rape Victim’s Children

Women Against Rape is picketing the Royal Courts of Justice 9am 27 February. The hearing is before Lady Justice Black 10am Court 70.

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Free Margaretta D’Arcy Free Shannon

Anti-war activist and writer Margaretta D’Arcy is serving a three-month sentence in Limerick prison. She has been protesting US war planes violating Irish neutrality by landing at Shannon airport. Since 2001 Irish governments have allowed Shannon to be used by … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzai Pride of Britain Award ignores Western complicity in supporting the Taliban

On October 6, sixteen year-old Malala Yousafzai received a Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Award for her role in fighting for the rights of young girls to be educated in Afghanistan yet her speeches lack any blame on Western countries … Continue reading

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Speak Out: Rape & Sexual Assault in Yarl’s Wood

BWRAP and WAR spoke to one of at least thirty women who have gone on hunger strike in Yarl’s Wood to protest the removal of seven women back to Pakistan on a charter flight on Friday 5th, October. We have … Continue reading

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Speak Out: Rape & Sexual Assault In Yarl’s Wood Immigration & Removal Centre

On Tuesday, the 1st October, at 3pm, victims of rape and sexual assault including testimonies from women who experienced and/or witnessed sexual abuse whilst held in detention at Yarl’s Wood Immigration and Removal Centre will speak out at the Crossroads … Continue reading

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MP calls for a national debate on the Muslim veil

Liberal Democrat Home Office minister Jeremy Browne has called for a national debate on whether the government should intervene and ban young Muslim women from having the veil forced upon them.

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Bloom’s ‘Bongo’ comment: A racist publicity stunt or an indication of how little he understands Britain?

UK Independent Party (UKIP) MEP, Godfrey Bloom is at the centre of a racism row after referring to countries in Africa as “Bongo Bongo land” in a speech he held in July relating to foreign aid sent abroad. Yet a … Continue reading

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Clive Henry Petition: Equality Does Not Exist

All legal doors have been closed regarding my case. So now it’s time to bring this case to the public domain.

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Yorkshire community defends kidney-transplant patient from deportation and death

The UK immigration authorities have hounded an ill woman for years. They claim she is a health tourist. Her doctors confirm that she is not. On Thursday Roseline Akhalu yet again faces her accusers in court. Friends, neighbours and actor … Continue reading

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Sentencing of the Oxford rapists Women protest both rape and racism

Seven men will be sentenced for 43 offences – ranging from rape and conspiracy to rape to supplying Class A drugs to using an instrument to procure a miscarriage – against six underage girls. But what about the police officers … Continue reading

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Boy locked up for months in adult immigration jail

Child detention goes on in the UK regardless of government claims to have ended it.

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