DEMO: SOLIDARITY WITH THE HARMONDSWORTH DETAINEES ON MASS HUNGER STRIKE

MayDay bank holiday Monday, 5 May. 1.30PM. Harmondsworth Detention Centre, near Heathrow and 2.00PM Dungavel Detention in SCOTLAND. PLEASE SPREAD WIDELY. On Friday 2 May over 150 people detained in Harmondsworth migration prison staged a sit-down occupation of the main courtyard and began hunger strike. They issued a set of demands protesting against the cruel Read more about DEMO: SOLIDARITY WITH THE HARMONDSWORTH DETAINEES ON MASS HUNGER STRIKE[…]

UPDATE: MASS HUNGER STRIKE IN HARMONDSWORTH DETENTION CENTRE

At least 150 detainees in Harmondsworth Immigration Detention Centre, near Heathrow, are now on mass hunger strike. The detainees have been holding a protest all day in the main courtyard of the migration prison. The protestors have all signed a statement (see below) explaining their demands and saying that they have started a hunger strike. Read more about UPDATE: MASS HUNGER STRIKE IN HARMONDSWORTH DETENTION CENTRE[…]

PEACEFUL PROTEST inside Harmondsworth IRC NOW – 2 May 2014

Protests taking place NOW inside Harmondsworth Detention Centre Today 2 May 2014 Presently there is a peaceful protest taking place in one of the courtyards of Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre, near Heathrow (Europe’s largest migrant detention centre).** Approximately 150 detainees are occupying the courtyard, sitting down in protest of the fast-track asylum system in which Read more about PEACEFUL PROTEST inside Harmondsworth IRC NOW – 2 May 2014[…]

Yarl’s Wood Activists coming to Glasgow

We are very proud to announce that Movement for Justice (MFJ) organisation from London is coming to UNITY Christmas Gathering 2012 Saturday 15th of December 2-5 pm. Venue: Quaker Meeting House, 38 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PS Speakers will be Christine Nakato, Freda Nsumba and MFJ Coordinator. About MFJ: “The Yarl’s Wood women’s detention centre Read more about Yarl’s Wood Activists coming to Glasgow[…]

Welcome to Unity’s Christmas Party Saturday 15th December

 Welcome to Unity’s Christmas Party 2012! Saturday 15th of December from 7 – 11 pm at Unite union offices on the top floor and roof of John Smith House, 145 -165 West Regent Street G2 4RZ There will be lots of lovely food, music, DJ’s and stand up comedy from the night shelter’s very own Read more about Welcome to Unity’s Christmas Party Saturday 15th December[…]

Protest against Dawn Raids Monday 21 November

STOP DAWN RAIDS! STOP DETAINING CHILDREN! Come to the protest Monday 21 November, 10.00 am outside UKBA reporting centre at Festival Court, 200 Brand Street, Glasgow Following the dawn raid on two families early last week Unity is calling for a protest outside of the UKBA reporting centre and headquarters of the Immigration Enforcement Team Read more about Protest against Dawn Raids Monday 21 November[…]

PROTEST AGAINST THE MASS CHARTER FLIGHT

PROTEST AGAINST THE MASS CHARTER FLIGHT TO NIGERIA Wednesday 20th July 201111.00 am outside the UKBA centre(close to Cessnock underground station) Tomorrow evening the UKBA are planning a mass deportation of Nigerians on a specially chartered flight to Lagos on flight number PVT 009 at 23.20 hours. At least three people from Glasgow have been Read more about PROTEST AGAINST THE MASS CHARTER FLIGHT[…]

UNITY Centre Benefit Ceilidh

Once a year those lovely people in the Ceilidh Collective people in Edinburgh hold a brilliant party for Unity in Edinburgh. Last year it raised almost £1000 for the centre and we took twenty people through from Glasgow to join the fun…. [A ‘Ceilidh (pronounced “Kay-Lee”) is a traditional Scottish social gathering with traditional music, dancing, Read more about UNITY Centre Benefit Ceilidh[…]