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Refugees

Helping to dismantle discrimination by creating Sanctuary Everywhere

Image'Positive social change results mostly from connecting more deeply to the people around you than rising above them, from coordinated rather than solo action.' – Rebecca Solnit

 

In times of crisis, people often react by coming up with quick fixes, quick strategies and quick actions to address the challenges we face. Although quick responses are sometimes necessary, we need to be careful in how we articulate our demands and how we organise. Climate breakdown, white supremacy and so many other ‘crises’ in the news right now are not actually new. For many communities around the world including here in Britain, crisis is very familiar. You can see this in the profit-driven projects that impoverish and displace communities in the global south, and in the racist policies that punish migrant and refugee communities in the global north. Crisis is what many of us know.

Max Hertzberg, Cold Island

Wolf Press, 2018; 232pp; £9.99

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Stansted 15 spared jail, spark resistance

Sentencing prompts counter-trial and direct action

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Immigration court victories

High Court orders halt to 'no warning' deportations

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Deportations make us sick

Campaigners gatecrash airline industry dinner

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Bruce Kent: As I please

'I was a stranger and you welcomed me'

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Stansted 15 to be sentenced on 6 February

Anti-deportation campaigners face years in prison

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Olivier Kugler, Escaping wars and waves: Encounters with Syrian refugees

Myriad Editions, 2018; 80pp; £19.99

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Stansted solidarity!

Trial of Stansted 15 anti-deportation activists goes on

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Welsh language rights for refugees

Campaigners demand free language lessons for migrants

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