“We’re making history” – Manchester campaigners commemorate the Peterloo Massacre
200 years on from the Peterloo Massacre, Manchester These Walls Must Fall campaigners joined activists fighting for disability rights, LGBTQ+ rights and climate justice as part of ‘From the Crowd’, a participatory performance weaving eyewitness accounts of the Peterloo Massacre with contemporary accounts of the struggles we are still fighting today.
Holiday time? Spare a thought – and solidarity – for those in detention, hidden away at UK airports
As the holiday season approaches, alongside the prospect of another brief summer in the UK, those of us privileged enough to do so find ourselves arriving at airports, eagerly awaiting our escapism.
But most holiday makers do not know that their chosen airport is a prison to those who want to stay in the UK.
Sheffield workshops: preparing in case of detention, and campaigning for change
Right to Remain, ASSIST, South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group and Campaign to Defend Asylum Seekers are hosting two training sessions this June for people concerned about immigration detention.
Football v the Hostile Environment in Sheffield and Bristol
Forget Liverpool, Spurs and the Champions League: the real football action this week was on the streets of Sheffield and Bristol, where local clubs came together to take on the Hostile Environment.
Sheffield organising meeting, Mon 15 April
On 15 April we will be meeting in Sheffield to get organised and moving forward with the local These Walls Must Fall campaign. Come along and get involved!
Sheffield gears up to bring the walls down
Over 100 people filled the hall for the first public meeting of the Sheffield These Walls Must Fall campaign. Inspiring talks were followed by group workshops for ideas to build the campaign locally
TWMF job alert: Manchester
Right to Remain are recruiting for a Community Campaigner to support the These Walls Must Fall campaign in the northwest of England.
Sheffield against detention and deportation
ASSIST, SYMAAG, and Right to Remain will host a public discussion in Sheffield on 11 March 2019, on the case to end immigration detention, and stop deportations.
“Everything seems to die, when I think of detention”
In a blog post for Pluto Press, Agatha Sibanda explains why she is campaigning with These Walls Must Fall in Merseyside.
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.