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.
As the holiday season approaches, alongside the prospect of another brief summer in the UK, those of us privileged enough to do so find ourselves arriving at airports, eagerly awaiting our escapism. But most holiday makers do not know that their chosen airport is a prison to those who want to stay in the UK.
This week in Sheffield, Rosie (activist and zine-maker extraordinaire) launched her brand new zine, a handmade rough guide to immigration detention, for those at risk and their supporters.
In a blog post for Pluto Press, Agatha Sibanda explains why she is campaigning with These Walls Must Fall in Liverpool.
Last night Islington became the first London council to pass a These Walls Must Fall motion against immigration detention! The motion also covers the Home… Read more »
Join us for an evening of spoken word, music and resistance! As part of Refugee Week 2018, Right to Remain is teaming up with Quakers… Read more »
(Image credit: Unlocking Detention) Last week, the government quietly announced that they will be closing the Verne – one of the nine immigration ‘removal’… Read more »
We were delighted to take part in Sheffield’s fabulous Migration Matters festival last week. We ran a two-part workshop, looking firstly at navigating the UK’s… Read more »
Image from Unlocking Detention 2016, submitted by René Cassin This morning, the report of the unannounced inspection of Morton Hall detention centre in Lincolnshire, has… Read more »