migration

‘British jobs for British workers’?

Construction workers’ anger against the employment of foreign labourers has boiled over. The revolt that started on Wednesday this week in Lincolnshire at the Lindsey oil refinery, then spread north to other parts of Humber and Tees, and has now reach Scotland and Wales. Around 3,000 workers have walked out on unofficial strike and they have been joined by several thousand other unemployed construction workers in protests at various construction sites.

Hundreds of migrants break out of Italian detention centre

Migrants detained at the Lampedusa centre

700 migrants have broken down fences and escaped from the Lampedusa detention centre on the Mediterranean island in protest at the conditions there.

Migrant workers die in illegal 'housing'

Seven Tadzhik construction workers were killed yesterday in Moscow when a fire broke out in an underground parking garage where they were being illegally housed.

Tajik construction workers strike in Russia

Wildcat strike of immigrant workers in Yekaterinburg.

African immigrants hunger strike in Crete for legalisation

Immigrants in demand of legalisation go on hunger strike in Chania causing chain reaction of solidarity.

Up against the odds - The JJ Foods strike, 1995

An account of the JJ fast food worker's strike in Tottenham, 1995-6, and its lessons for workers today.

Barricades erected after renewed attack by riot police

Immigrants joined by local anarchists erect barricades after riot police charges once more on the asylum-paper queue outside central immigration office in Athens

Thousands march in Athens for asylum seeker killed by police

Thousands march in Athens following the coffin of Pakistani asylum seeker killed by the riot police in a wanton attack against immigrants queuing for asylum papers.

Subway picketed in Belfast to support sacked worker

Sacked migrant workers

Organise!, WSM, trade unions and various political activists picketed a Subway restaurant in Belfast today in support of sacked Polish worker Natalia Szymanska.

Afghan workers clash with riot police in Patras in response to repression

Protest against port police violence towards Afghan workers end in serious clashes with riot police forces in the harbour of Patras, Greece.