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Issue No. 2304

Asylum seekers win court case

Playwright Lydia Besong and her husband Bernard Batey have won their asylum case after campaigning since 2006.

They were tortured in Cameroon before fleeing to Britain and had been fighting deportation back to the West African state.

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Congo protesters’ charges dropped

The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped charges against four Congolese demonstrators who were arrested last December.

They were charged with obstructing the highway on a protest against British support for the government in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Protests against refugees’ eviction

More than 50 people lobbied Glasgow City Council on Thursday of last week to protest against Ypeople’s plan to evict refugees before Serco takes over managing their accommodation.

More protests are planned in the run-up to a Scotland wide demonstration on 16 June called by Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees.

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Morgan family questions cops

The family of murdered private investigator Daniel Morgan met police and Crown Prosecution Service representatives on Monday of this week.

Police have failed to convict anyone for his murder.

Daniel Morgan was killed in 1987. His family believe he was about to expose links between the police and the News of the World.

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Tue 22 May 2012, 17:25 BST
Issue No. 2304
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