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Refugees to be forced back to the Napier camp

Refugees to be forced back to the Napier camp The Home Office is sending asylum seekers back to the condemned camp, reports Isabel Ringrose

Victory as Penally camp closes, but keep up battle for refugee rights

Victory as Penally camp closes, but keep up battle for refugee rights This is living proof that protesting against the Tories’ attempt to scapegoat refugees works

Cold, hunger and racism—refugees trapped in Penally camp speak out over conditions

Cold, hunger and racism—refugees trapped in Penally camp speak out over conditions Refugees trapped at a camp in west Wales are cold, hungry and live constant fear of catching coronavirus.

Asylum seeker in Kent army barracks speaks out—‘We are locked up in hell’

Asylum seeker in Kent army barracks speaks out—‘We are locked up in hell’ The Tories have corralled hundreds of refugees into a disused army barracks in Kent. Darius told Isabel Ringrose about the appalling conditions inside the place that is ‘not suitable for a human being’

Priti Patel stokes racism against desperate migrants

Priti Patel stokes racism against desperate migrants Tory home secretary Priti Patel is trying to stir up another “culture war” in the wake of a deportation flight to Jamaica. 

Refugees drown in Channel as a result of killer border regime

Refugees drown in Channel as a result of killer border regime Four people, including two children, have died after the small boat in which they had set out from France to try and reach Britain sank in the English Channel.

Letters—Don’t let them copy Australia’s offshore detention centres 

04 October 2020
Home Secretary Priti Patel’s proposal to dump asylum seekers on the remote volcanic outcrop of Ascension Island is mimicking Australia’s racist refugee policy.

Leaked measures show Tories want to stop refugees crossing to Britain by any means

03 October 2020
Anti-racists staged a protest outside Downing Street against proposed Tory plans to ramp up repression against refugees.

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

25 September 2020
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

23 September 2020
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

25 August 2020
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

19 August 2020
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

10 August 2020
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

27 June 2020
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.

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