On Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th February, These Walls Must Fall is involved in hosting the Sheffield and Leeds editions of the ‘Knowing Border Violence: Introducing Manus Prison Theory’ talks with Behrouz Boochani, author of ‘No Friend But the Mountains’.
We are excited to launch a brand new campaigner training programme for people who have experienced, or who are at risk of immigration detention.
People in Liverpool are setting up support groups for people at risk of immigration detention. Come along to this meeting to find out more
What next for young people after an asylum refusal? This PAFRAS hosted workshop will cover detention and destitution and how to help those at risk. Learn from those with lived experience by a young person led session.
Liverpool These Walls Must Fall organising meeting. The last of the year. We will be taking stock of 2019, formalising roles within the campaign and thinking about the year ahead. Let’s make 2020 the year we end immigration detention! And there will also be mince pies (of course).
No reading or discussion prepared me for how it felt to be at Morton Hall detention centre. It feels remote. I’m sure it’s deliberate that it feels a long way from friends and family. It also feels a long way from policymakers.
Unlocking Detention is a ‘virtual tour’ of the UK’s vast immigration detention estate. It is an annual tour, using Twitter, Facebook and a website. now in it’s sixth year. The aim is to ‘unlock’ the gates of immigration detention centres, and shine a spotlight on the hidden world of immigration detention.
Join Mount Pleasant Park Football Club for an evening fundraiser for South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG). An evening of food and talks, with everyone welcome.
Following a weekend of action organised by Sheffield groups, this meeting will help us to plan together to build the Sheffield campaign to end immigration detention. All are welcome – experienced campaigners and especially new folk!
Roll up for our next public organising meeting!
Bringing folk together in Liverpool to challenge immigration detention. We’ll be talking about “answering difficult questions”, and planning for an event next month.
The campaign in Sheffield has teamed up with Mount Pleasant Park FC, a community-based football club, for the first These Walls Must Fall 5-a-side football tournament.
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.