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Asylum seeker granted limited leave to stay but says the fight isn't over

Asylum seeker granted limited leave to stay but says the fight isnt over An asylum seeker in Glasgow finished his hunger strike after the Home Office granted him limited leave to remain in Britain on Thursday. Abdul Safi stitched his lips shut and went on hunger strike on Monday in protest at 12 years of living in legal limbo.

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.

Woman refugee in ‘extreme poverty’ found dead next to baby in Glasgow

Woman refugee in ‘extreme poverty’ found dead next to baby in Glasgow Mercy Baguma was a victim of a brutal welfare system and of a racist immigration regime

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

Tories’ racist migrant plan is a death sentence for refugees

Tories’ racist migrant plan is a death sentence for refugees The government is using racist scapegoating against desperate refugees trying to cross the English Channel and reach safety.

Fight back against right wing lies—refugees are welcome here

Fight back against right wing lies—refugees are welcome here Right wingers want to use the stabbings in Glasgow to stoke a backlash against migrants and refugees

New emergency laws used to target solidarity with refugees

12 April 2020
Police in Melbourne, Australia, fined and harassed activists using powers granted to deal with coronavirus

Horror for refugees as conditions make coronavirus more deadly

23 March 2020
In Greece overcrowded refugee camps on islands in the Aegean sea have been put on lockdown.

Refugees evicted from camps in France—on Britain’s say-so

10 September 2019
Hundreds of people trapped at Britain’s border have faced increasing harassment by French authorities. Now—with the collusion of Tory Priti Patel—they’ve been attacked by police

Glasgow asylum seekers face eviction on a ‘mass scale’ at the hands of Serco

03 September 2019
Private landlord Serco could begin evicting some 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow as early as this week.

What can we do about climate refugees?

20 August 2019
Gabby Thorpe looks at the plight of people displaced by climate chaos and argues that we should welcome refugees

After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers

09 August 2019
A court has blocked the eviction of 50 asylum seekers by the multinational giant Serco in Glasgow.

New army of drones help oust migrants

06 August 2019
The European Union (EU) is pumping £95 million into an army of drones to monitor refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

Defend victims of Serco’s racist greed

29 July 2019
Anti-racists are demanding an immediate stop to the mass eviction threat facing up to 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Firefighter Miguel Roldan speaks out - taking on the state to save refugees

04 July 2019
Spanish firefighter Miguel Roldan faces up to 20 years in jail for helping to rescue desperate refugees who would otherwise have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. He spoke to Nick Clark about why states are going to war on migrants – and what we can do about it

Refugees in Glasgow fled war - now Serco wants to dump them on the street

01 July 2019
Over 300 asylum seekers face being turned out onto the streets of Glasgow by multinational giant Serco. Alistair Farrow spoke to the tenants and activists on the frontline of resisting the evictions

Outsourcing giant Serco renews threat to evict Glasgow asylum seekers

12 June 2019
The company announced on Wednesday that it will begin changing locks on the properties where 300 people live

Fury at Serco drive to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from their homes

07 May 2019
Over 300 asylum seekers living in Glasgow face being kicked out of their houses by the hated privatising firm Serco.

European Union’s border plan will put more refugees at risk

23 April 2019
Europe’s rulers are split between those who want stronger external borders and those who back stronger national borders. But all their policies are deadly, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Activists show solidarity with refugees in Calais

12 February 2019
Delegations of anti-racists from Britain went to the aid of refugees trapped at Britain’s border in northern France.

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