“If we look back at our family history, somewhere along the line we would discover we had been people who needed to be somewhere else; we needed to flee, we needed to move.”
Julie Ward, MEP for the North West England region, has been a passionate supporter of migrant rights. Watch the above short clip from her speech at the These Walls Must Fall event in Manchester, where human rights campaigners union members, migrant rights groups and political representatives came together to challenge the government’s immigration detention policies.
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