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Stand Up to Racism Newsletter, January 2020
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Never Again

A Night of Music, Poetry, words and images to remember the Holocaust
Fri 14th February, The Box Cafe, Norfolk Street, CB1 2LD.

The Holocaust was the worst crime in human history.

And yet it happened not so very long ago in a country not so very far away, in conditions not so very different from those we live in today.

Our new decade has been preceded by a rise in racism, including Islamophobia and Antisemitism. We have right wing populist governments in the UK and USA, and the alarming growth in far right and Fascist movements in Europe. This means it is essential that we learn the lessons of what happened in Germany in the 1930s, so that we can be sure that these horrors happen never again.

This informal event will include a short illustrated talk plus music and poetry, and there will be a cafe to buy refreshments.

Organised by Cambridge Love Music Hate Racism and Cambridge Stand Up to Racism, backed by R*E*P*E*A*T Records and Cambs Association of the National Education Union.


UN Day International Protest Against Racism
London, March 21st
Cheap transport from Cambridge
Details here

Love Music Hate Racism Gigs

R*E*P*E*A*T Presents
The Sound of Youth
A Young Performers Gig
The Portland Arms, Mitcham's Corner, February 15th, 2-4.30pm
Free entry - collection taken for LMHR

R*E*P*E*A*T Presents
Get Flexit Done!
A 'You Flexi Thing Vol 6' launch party
The Glitter Shop
Standing Like Statues
Friday 17th April, 7.30pm
The Blue Moon, Norfolk Street
£4 / £5

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More events being planned regularly!

“Wherever the far right’s support grows so does racism and violence. Let's come together to defend our multicultural society from those who spread hatred and division.”
Dianne Abbott, Muslim Council of Britain,Len McClusky, Show Racism the Red Card, Mike Rosen, Thurston Moore, see many more and add your name here

“Donald Trump is an open racist and sexist, a volatile and dangerous character who seems set on taking the West into further wars. Together we will put on a massive united show of opposition to him.” Maz Saleem, Stand Up to Racism

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No to Holocaust denial, No to anti Semitism!

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R*E*P*E*A*T LMHR gigs, 21st and 28th Sept at Relevant Records

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We hold regular stalls and leafleting sessions – all help appreciated!


Cambridge Stand Up to Racism In the news

Our day of solidarity with the Muslim Community

Reaction to Nazi posters in Cambridge

Report on our Stand Up to Trump demo

Read how the press reported our response to recent racist incidents here

These stories show that we can turn the tide on racism, all it takes is for united action.

We hope you can join us and to see many of you at our public meeting on October 24th.



Unite Against Fascism Response to
Blood and Honour Gig in Haddenham

Cambridge Unite Against Fascism is appalled to hear of the Blood and Honour Gig secretly held in Haddenham 2 weeks ago. Cambridgeshire is a diverse, welcoming county and this type of Hitler worshipping seig heiling neo Nazism is definitely not wanted here, particularly in the months after the horrific murder of MP Jo Cox. It is a testament to the effectiveness of the anti Fascist movement that such gigs have to be organised secretly, and we do question the role of the police in allowing this event to go ahead.

After the gig it became apparent that a few of the attendees were drinking in Ely, Unite Against Fascism and Stand Up to Racism activists immediately visited the pubs in the area to ensure that the Nazis had departed, and worked with local anti racists in distributing 'Refugees Are Welcome Here' postcards. These were well received by local people, shops and pubs.

It is worth remembering that this event was an international gathering – due to the continued vigilance of Unite Against Fascism and other anti Fascists seeing off the EDL and BNP, Neo Nazism is not currently a big threat in Cambridgeshire or in Britain as a whole. We are keen for people to understand that currently the main racist threat in Britain comes not from tiny gangs of geriatric racist numbskulls but from the anti migrant and refugees narrative being pushed by many in the establishment. This is why Stand Up to Racism's public meeting on October 24th at Anglia Ruskin University is called 'After Brexit : Why We Say Migrants Are Welcome Here'.

In contrast to the skulking secrecy of the Nazis, all Love Music Hate Racism gigs are advertised widely and open to all anti racists. Our next event in Cambridge is on 19th November at the Portland Arms and is entitled 'Skanking for Refugees 2' featuring Inter-City Crazy Train, The Dirty Stop Outs and Beverley Kills (tbc). All monies raised will be going to refugees and Love Music Hate Racism.



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The debate around the EU referendum has unleashed a stream of racism and far right nationalism. This toxic discussion on immigration has turned the clock back on race relations in Britain, and cost a Labour MP her life.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage recently stood proudly in front of a poster chillingly reminiscent of Nazi propaganda depicting long queues of refugees heading for Europe. Earlier, he stated that violence would be the ‘next step’ when people felt that nothing could be done about immigration through democratic means.

The decimation of living standards through government austerity has meant immigrants have been wrongly scapegoated. In some places, this has lead to an increase in physical and verbal attacks.

Mainstream politicians must resist conceding to racist arguments on immigration, as this will only strengthen racism. Study after study shows the enormous economic benefits of immigration, as well as the social and cultural benefits.

Now the referendum is over, we anti racists must unite. We know that most people in Britain oppose racism. Over the last few years we have seen some of the biggest demonstrations for decades against racism and in favour of welcoming refugees and migrants. We must redouble our efforts to make sure the climate created by the referendum is not used by the racists and the far right. As Jo Cox said, we have far more in common than we have dividing us. It's time to stand up to racism, to recognise that generations of immigrants have enriched Britain, to address the problems austerity has created and to oppose all forms of bigotry and hatred.

Can you join us?

Cambridge says Refugees Are Welcome Here!

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Regular Organising Meetings
Help us build the anti racist movement in Cambridge – mail back for details of date and venue.

Stalls and leaflets
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