On gloriously sunny Saturday 14 May, These Walls Must Fall campaigners from Manchester, Liverpool and West Yorkshire joined forces with others in Durham to say NO to the new immigration detention centre in Derwentside.
There is a clear and urgent need for the sector, our movements to be honest about the multiple forms racism can take. We function within an inherently racist society. Therefore, our organisations, our movement will not emerge unscathed.
Lisa Matthews, coordinator at Right to Remain, writes for the Detention Forum about the importance of grassroots campaigning in working towards ending immigration detention.
This Saturday, there will be actions in London, Manchester and Newcastle to protest the introduction of immigration checks in the NHS. The Minister for Health,… Read more »
Last week, campaigners successfully prevented the forced removal of Samim Bigzad from the UK on a Turkish Airways flight – Samim was being sent against… Read more »
By Evan Luckes @OnlyMeNursey Evan Luckes is a nurse in the Emergency Department at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. Following Wednesday’s protest by Docs Not… Read more »
Last night, activists blockaded Stansted Airport to stop the departure of the scheduled charter flight mass deportation to Nigeria and Ghana. At the time of… Read more »
By Tatiana Garavito @TatGaravito Tatiana Garavito is a migrant’ rights activist and the former director of IRMO and Latin American Women Rights Services, two human rights… Read more »
By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW This is the third instalment of the Still We Dream series, where we’ll hear from grassroots migrant rights… Read more »
By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW A couple of months ago I was sitting in a crowded London A&E ward with my… Read more »