Convict and Immigrant Detainee Struggles Converge in Strike Wave

Convict and Immigrant Detainee Struggles Converge in Strike Wave

  by Amiri Barksdale Source: Insurgent Notes http://insurgentnotes.com/2016/06/convict-and-immigrant-detainee-struggles-converge-in-strike-wave/ The ultimate expression of law is not order—it is prison. George Jackson, Blood In My Eye (1971) There was a time in…

End Detention Weekend – Glasgow

End Detention Weekend – Glasgow

End Detention WeekEND Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12 at 10:00 to 20:00 Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street, G411BA (opposite Kinning Park Underground) A group of migrants, refugees,…

Fight against migrant imprisonment heats-up

Fight against migrant imprisonment heats-up

On Saturday a large demonstration was held at ‘Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre’ in Bedfordshire. This was largest protest yet at a migrant detention center in the UK. Numbers were…

Remembering the dead on the borders

Remembering the dead on the borders

Source: http://rabble.org.uk/remembering-the-dead-on-the-borders/ As has been widely reported in the corporate media, over 800 people were drowned in the Mediterranean last weekend after their boat capsized between Libya and Lampedusa. Just…

Hunger strikes spread to 8 detention centres

Hunger strikes spread to 8 detention centres

As of yesterday (Sunday 15 March) we had heard of hunger strikes and other protests taking place in 8 detention centres across the UK, as prisoners started refusing food in…

Female detainees at Yarl’s Wood routinely humiliated, claims report

Female detainees at Yarl’s Wood routinely humiliated, claims report

Male staff often invade privacy at immigration detention centre, says charity, and many women already victims of sexual abuse. Source: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/jan/14/female-detainees-yarls-wood-report-privacy-immigration-detention-centre-sexual-abuse?CMP Nineteen of the 38 women interviewed for the report…

Surround Harmondsworth Demonstration

Surround Harmondsworth Demonstration

From: https://www.facebook.com/events/749196425154388/ On Saturday 8th November 2014 Movement for Justice will be returning for our fifth demonstration at Harmondsworth & Colnbrook immigration detention centres – where friends and loved ones…

International Day to close Detention Centres

International Day to close Detention Centres

June 15th is International Day to close Detention Centres. Actions are happening all over Europe. See what is happening here. In the UK there is: A protest at Yarl’s Wood Immigration…