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Bristol Council passes These Walls Must Fall motion

Bristol councillors have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a These Walls Must Fall motion, calling for an end to immigration detention and committing the council to taking action for the campaign.

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Bristol. From the streets to the Town Hall, the message is clear: these walls must fall!

marching in Bristol

Hundreds marched through Bristol streets, and this week the Council votes on a These Walls Must Fall motion

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Liverpool 29 Nov – 2 Dec: Radical Womxn against immigration detention

A series of events with Radical Womxn’s Dance Party, a Liverpool based a collective of artists, academics and activists

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Bristol: Planning for a march through the city on 8th December

Banner hanging from suspension bridge

The campaign is building, and needs your help! Planning, banner making and more…

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Manchester fundraiser gig, 7 December

Gig leaflet

RISE! celebrates the epic political song, drawing on traditions ranging from Turkey to the Americas, taking the audience on a stirring journey of revolution and resistance…

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Events to mark the closure of Campsfield detention centre

Campsfield leaflet

To mark the 25th anniversary of the opening of Campsfield, the Close Campsfield campaign is organising special events and a big demonstration on 22 and 24 November.

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On the closure of Campsfield immigration detention centre

Campsfield House

Campsfield detention centre will close by May 2019! This is the fourth centre to be closed since 2015. We are winning!

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University of Manchester event, 16 October

gates of detention centre, with event info text

At the University of Manchester, we are bringing together a panel of practitioners, academics and experts by experience to raise awareness of immigration detention and look at what we can do on and off campus to take action.

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“Together we can bring the walls down!”

Earlier this month These Walls Must Fall campaigners spoke with members of the public at Manchester’s Partisan Collective community day. There was great back and forth with the audience, and lots of people signed up to support the campaign. Below is the text of the speech from one of the campaigners.   These Walls Must Fall… Read more »

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The Channel: voices from detention. Bristol, September 2018

Step inside a phone booth to listen to voice messages from people in UK immigration detention centres. Send messages back and forth over 6 days. Meet others in Bristol who want to learn about detention and discuss how we can end it. WHEN/WHERE Sept 15th & 16th: Broadmead: New Rooms at John Wesley’s Chapel Sept… Read more »

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Manchester lawyer, Laura, on detention visiting and the campaign to end detention

Laura Gibbons works at the Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit. She is also a volunteer visitor at the immigration detention centre in Manchester, a facility not many locals know about. Laura writes this week on the Right to Remain blog about detention, volunteering and These Walls Must Fall.

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