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Stand Up To Racism
Stand Up To Racism national organising conference
RESISTING THE RISE OF RACISM AND FASCISM
Stand Up To Racism National Organising Conference
Taking place online and as a hybrid event with a physical location in central London (full details sent after registering)
All speakers who were confirmed before the event was rescheduled have been invited to confirm for the new date, Sunday 19 November.
More details to follow shortly.
The government are putting
racism and scapegoating
refugees at the centre their
strategy – designed to distract
from a cost of living crisis that
Sunak’s ‘stop the boats’ and
Braverman’s ‘invasion’ rhetoric has
led to a resurgence of racist, far
right and fascist mobilisations –
mainly targeting refugees.
The government’s ‘anti-woke’
agenda is also being used by the far
right to mobilise.
The Illegal Migration Act
effectively ends the right to
asylum, for those crossing the
Channel there are no safe routes.
Braverman’s Rwanda Plan
showed just how far government
will go – with refugees potentially
facing deportation to an unsafe
The Nationality and Borders
Act and the Windrush scandal
exemplify how the hostile
environment for refugees leads
to racism against established
African, Asian, Gypsy, Roma,
Traveller and other communities
have all been targeted.
Meanwhile, despite the huge
international Black Lives Matter
movement, the government denies
the existence of institutional racism,
from the police and justice system,
to health, education and housing.
But cases like the strip
searching of Child Q & others, the
shooting of Chris Kaba and the disproportionate impact of Covid
on BAME communities exposed
the real picture.
Since the pandemic there
has also been a rise of racism
towards East and South East Asian
communities and Islamophobia
continues to blight Muslim
Internationally we see the
growth of the far right – alongside
racism, Islamophobia and
But the scale of support
for refugees and opposition to scapegoating prove that anti racists are the majority in Britain.
Join our conference to discuss how we mobilise that majority and oppose racism from government and a resurgent far right.
Model motion to support the conference and send delegates:
To download the motion go to: tinyurl.com/SUTR23mm
Keep in touch:
FACEBOOK: ‘Stand Up To Racism’
WEBSITE: www.standuptoracism.org.uk TWITTER/ X: @AntiRacismDay