“No Friend But the Mountains”: Sheffield and Leeds events
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’.
Sheffield solidarity night and meal with Mount Pleasant Park Football Club
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.
Sheffield organising meeting, November 4th
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!
These Walls Must Fall, Sheffield: the football tournament
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.
Why did a football club stage a match outside their local immigration reporting centre?
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.
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.
Shining a light on Morton Hall immigration detention centre
There’s a protest organised for this coming Saturday at Morton Hall detention centre near Lincoln. Here’s some background, first published by Right to Remain at the time of the last inspection report on the centre in 2017.
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