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Jimmy Mubenga march

Issue No. 2228

Jimmy Mubengas family led the march (Pic: Socialist Worker)

Jimmy Mubenga's family led the march (Pic: Socialist Worker)

More than 150 people marched through central London on Friday of last week demanding justice for Jimmy Mubenga. Jimmy died last month as three G4S private security guards were forcibly deporting him to Angola at Heathrow airport.

The angry demonstration crossed central London from the Angolan Embassy to the Home Office where Jimmy’s wife, Makenda Kambana, handed in a letter.

Marchers stopped traffic on Oxford Street, shouting, “No borders! No nations! Stop deportations!” Jimmy appears to have died of asphyxiation.

Antonia Bright of the Movement for Justice told Socialist Worker, “Deportations have to be stopped whether they’re carried out by G4S or anyone else.”

The Union of Angolans in the UK organised the protest.

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Tue 16 Nov 2010, 18:08 GMT
Issue No. 2228
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