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“Who doesn’t want another chance?”

Oct 18, 2018

“I’ve had my life and purpose affirmed again and again by the asylum and refugee led groups who attend and shape our annual gathering, and by having a management committee which is balanced between those who are allies and those who are experts by experience. To be amongst these people, for me, has been being deeply and truly to be amongst ‘my people’.”

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Lift the ban: people seeking asylum must have the right to work

Oct 16, 2018

People seeking safety in our country are banned from working. They are unable to provide for themselves and their families and often left to live in poverty. Join the campaign to #LiftTheBan!

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“It’s so sad that we have to justify why asylum seekers deserve good accommodation.”

Oct 10, 2018

As Westminster debates the new contracts for asylum accommodation, Housing4All in Belfast have written about why these contracts and conditions must be human rights compliant.

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Souvenir box made by a German internee, F.P.C., at Douglas Aliens Detention camp, Isle of Man, WW1

“Indignation and sorrow”: responses to wartime internment, and immigration detention today

Oct 9, 2018

How does wartime opposition to internment compare to local anti-detention movements today? Turns out the language is surprisingly similar…

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University of Manchester, October 16: These Walls Must Fall event

Oct 8, 2018

Detention and the threat of detention affects staff and students, and members of the local community. It’s time to get informed, and take action.

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“I could not stay silent when people are suffering.”

Oct 5, 2018

“Whatever you do, never stay in silence, get involved, run a workshop, raise awareness and challenge to change this unjust system!’

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Children ask the Home Office to stop blocking their rights

Oct 4, 2018

“Did you know that the Home Office has made nearly £100 million from charging children for the right to stay in what they call a free country?”

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