On 26 October 2019, there will be a national demonstration against immigration detention, at Morton Hall detention centre, a former prison in Lincolnshire. Michael Darko and his partner Holly interview each other about the time Michael was taken to Morton Hall, and the impact it had on them and their relationship
Join South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group, These Walls Must Fall supporters, and Student Action for Refugees on a national protest at Morton Hall detention centre on 26th October 2019.
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.
Liverpool These Walls Must Fall campaigner Joyce takes on multinational company Serco, and forces them to apologise on the TV news!
Mount Pleasant Park FC held a football match outside Vulcan House, the Home Office building in Sheffield. We met up with some of the team, to ask them what propmpted this action, and how they went about planning it.
Oxford City Council has become the lastest to pass a motion to condemn the government’s hostile environment, and calling for an end to immigration detention.
Haringey becomes the ninth local council to pass a These Walls Must Fall motion, following Manchester, Liverpool, Cambridge, Brighton and Hove, Islington, Lambeth, Bristol and Lewisham.
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.
The latest government statistics give us some positive news, and show that we are really making a difference, but we still have a long way to go.
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.
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.
Human rights organisation Liberty has published a report revealing the financial cost of indefinite immigration detention – and the money that would be saved with the introduction of a 28 day time limit.