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[…]

Press Release: Detainee on Hunger Strike – Detained over 1 year with no prospect of removal

Abdulwahed Ofkir has been in the UK since he was a minor, now he is 25 years old. He claimed asylum in 2007 but has been detained three times and has spent a total of 34 months in immigration detention. He is currently held in Morton Hall IRC and has now been on hunger strike for Read more about Press Release: Detainee on Hunger Strike – Detained over 1 year with no prospect of removal[…]

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[…]

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[…]