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Home Affairs Committee: Another inquiry condemns the immigration detention system

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The “utter failure” of the UK Home Office has led to serious problems with every part of the immigration detention system. So says a new report by the Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee, published today.

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Sheffield gears up to bring the walls down

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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

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Immigration Bill: more bad news, but with an opportunity?

This Bill aims to repeal the laws which allow free movement rights to European Economic Area (EEA) nationals. It’s not good news, although there is a chance that some amendments might soften the blow.

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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.

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New resource: a rough guide to immigration detention

Launched this week, this “zine” is a hand-made guide to detention for those at risk and their supporters.

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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.

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“Everything seems to die, when I think of detention”

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In a blog post for Pluto Press, Agatha Sibanda explains why she is campaigning with These Walls Must Fall in Merseyside.

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Lewisham becomes the latest council to adopt a These Walls Must Fall motion

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“No human is illegal.” Lewisham Council unanimously votes to condemn immigration detention, and to endorse the These Walls Must Fall campaign.

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Eastenders: a true story

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Michael couldn’t understand how he could go from a short prison sentence to indefinite detention. Now he’s determined to end this injustice.

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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!

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

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