PRESS RELEASE//UPDATE: Police Scotland violently break blockade and separate mother and son

        Yesterday (Monday 21st March 2016), at around 20:30, Police Scotland violently broke up a peaceful blockade in solidarity with Beverley Vaanda Kanjii and her 14 year old son. Beverley and her son were awoken yesterday by a dawn raid, carried out by 4 immigration officers, 2 social workers and 2 cops from Read more about PRESS RELEASE//UPDATE: Police Scotland violently break blockade and separate mother and son[…]

Solidarity with Palestinian asylum seeker due to be forcibly removed on EasyJet flight

Our friend is 36 years old. He is Palestinian but has been in Europe for the last 3 years. He was born a refugee, displaced from his homeland he has lived in Jordan as a second class citizen all his life. In 2013 things got worse and he had to flee, he has been forced to Read more about Solidarity with Palestinian asylum seeker due to be forcibly removed on EasyJet flight[…]

Stop deportation of Asylum Seeker Garcia Toamas Fuxi Cui

Garcia Toamas Fuxi Cui is in political exile. He came to the UK almost a decade ago with a student visa but, fearing for his life, claimed asylum instead of enrolling at university. He feared for his life because he had been a human rights activist in Angola, and to this date he fears persecution Read more about Stop deportation of Asylum Seeker Garcia Toamas Fuxi Cui[…]

LEAH MUST STAY! Home Office to deport rape survivor and mother of two

Leah Gonzales has been in the UK since she was a child, she has grown up in the UK, attended school and college and has countless family members here including two children. Despite this the Home Office plan to deport her tomorrow via Virgin Atlantic flight VS29. They plan to fly Leah to Bridgetown, where Read more about LEAH MUST STAY! Home Office to deport rape survivor and mother of two[…]

A Response to Colin Freeman at the Telegraph – Calais and The Reality of Asylum Interviews

On the 5th August 2015, The Telegraph published an article claiming that ‘anarchists’ and people that believe there should be no borders had ‘infiltrated’ the migrant camps in Calais. This article was, at best, a joke. At worst, a pitiful but determined attempt to further undermine and vilify asylum seekers and their supporters, whilst distracting from the Read more about A Response to Colin Freeman at the Telegraph – Calais and The Reality of Asylum Interviews[…]

Unity’s Response to Racist Cuts to Support for Asylum Seeking Families

From today, support rates for asylum seekers with children have been cut dramatically¹. A single parent with one child will now have just £10.55 to live on per day. The government have unjustifiably cut what were already pitiful, insufficient amounts. How can a parent feed themselves and a growing child 3 meals a day on Read more about Unity’s Response to Racist Cuts to Support for Asylum Seeking Families[…]