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Asylum seeker left in legal limbo refuses to end hunger strike

Asylum seeker left in legal limbo refuses to end hunger strike An asylum seeker in Glasgow is refusing to end a hunger strike until the Home Office allows him to stay in Britain.

Women at risk in Trump’s migrant camps 

Women at risk in Trump’s migrant camps  Are women held in a US immigration detention centre in Georgia being forced to have unnecessary hysterectomies?

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe A corrupt detective turned supergrass whose claims against Scotland Yard led to the second Stephen Lawrence inquiry is being probed for perjury.

£563,000 to consultants for six weeks work on ‘narrative’

£563,000 to consultants for six weeks work on ‘narrative’ Consultants McKinsey was paid more than half a million pounds by the British government for “six weeks of work” to decide the “vision, purpose and narrative” of a new public health authority in England.

Refugee drowns in the Channel as Tories call for more repression

Refugee drowns in the Channel as Tories call for more repression The 16 year old was trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy using shovels for oars

Racist ‘illegal’ pushbacks put migrants’ lives at risk

18 August 2020
 At least 1,072 refugees have been left to die at sea by the Greek coastguard since March this year. The Greece government follows the same racist logic as Boris Johnson

Tories’ racist migrant plan is a death sentence for refugees

10 August 2020
The government is using racist scapegoating against desperate refugees trying to cross the English Channel and reach safety.

Priti Patel announces new racist regulation

14 July 2020
The Tories’ new points-based system comes alongside brutal attacks on refugees, writes Sophie Squire

Tory racist rules leave a million migrants living in squalor

02 June 2020
A million people in Britain are banned from claiming any benefits—and the coronavirus crisis will throw hundreds of thousands more into the same situation. Tomáš Tengely-Evans lifts the lid on a horrific, hidden world

Tories retreat on NHS charge

25 May 2020
Anti-racists vowed to step up the fight against NHS charges for migrants after Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced into a humiliating U-turn.

Patel’s pretend praise for NHS migrant workers is so pitiful

18 May 2020
Just a few short weeks ago home secretary Priti Patel was showering praise on migrants working in health and social care. Their “extraordinary ­contribution” would be recognised she said while ­hinting that the huge fees they must pay to use the NHS would be “reviewed”.

Tories still wage their war on low paid migrant workers

13 April 2020
The Home Office confirmed last week that migrants deemed “low skilled” would have no opportunity to make a life in Britain after Brexit

Windrush report slams government, but pulls back from fundamental change

19 March 2020
The Tories’ treatment of the Windrush generation of migrants was “consistent with some elements” of institutional racism, according to an official report.

Demand to open detention centres over coronavirus sickness fears

17 March 2020
Detainee rights organisations have said the Tories should “immediately release all immigration detainees”.

Detainee died ‘in plain sight’

03 March 2020
A man died from dehydration, malnutrition and hypothermia “in plain sight” in a detention centre, an inquest has found.

‘Locked in a detention centre, I work for £1 an hour’

25 February 2020
The Tories have handed Serco a multimillion pound contract to run a further two immigration detention centres

Deported man speaks out - ‘I have no work, no money and am in constant pain’

16 February 2020
A disabled man who was one of the 17 people deported to Jamaica on Tuesday says he’s living in “constant pain” because he doesn’t have access to medication. 

Dosh for deportations—how private firms cash in

16 February 2020
Deportations to Jamaica have exposed the horror of Britain’s immigration system. But they’ve got bosses rubbing their hands

Campaign for return of disabled man deported to Jamaica

13 February 2020
The Tories' vicious deportation regime is causing massive suffering

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