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Defending asylum seekers

by Claire Bailey
Issue No. 1734

Around 250 people marched through Leicester last Saturday in solidarity with asylum seekers following the death of Ramin Khaleghi, the refugee who took his own life two weeks ago.

Demonstrators included many asylum seekers, trade unionists, political activists, and church and community groups.

Speakers described the difficulties faced by refugees under the asylum laws.

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Sat 10 Feb 2001, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1734
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