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Tory billboards tell migrants to go

Issue No. 2363

The Tories are trialling mobile billboards that tell “illegal migrants” to “Go home or face arrest”.

It’s their latest bid to be more racist than the far right Ukip.

The government plans to wheel the billboards around London for two weeks.


 Britain helps to arm repression

The government has approved £12.3 billion of arms sales to 27 repressive regimes, a group of MPs reported last week. 

The regimes include Saudi Arabia, China and Syria.

But most of the sales— £7.9 billion—went to Israel, to help it repress Palestinians.


Guards ‘behind prison attack’

five prison guards have been suspended for allegedly assaulting Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo in Belmarsh prison.

His brother, Jeremiah said that he was denied medical treatment and has been repeatedly targeted by prison staff.


 G4S faces new housing inquiry

The National Audit Office is to investigate G4S over its involvement in housing asylum seekers.

Many asylum seekers have been evicted because firms working for G4S have failed to pay rent to landlords.

G4S got a £324 million contract to house asylum seekers last year.


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Tue 23 Jul 2013, 16:10 BST
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