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Stansted 15 face a new ‘cruel’ trial after blocking deportation flight

Stansted 15 face a new ‘cruel’ trial after blocking deportation flight The Stansted 15 group of protesters have been ordered back to court over an incident for which they have already been punished.

Cheers as Stansted 15 walk free - now the fight is on to quash their convictions

Cheers as Stansted 15 walk free - now the fight is on to quash their convictions A huge cheer erupted as the Stansted 15 group of defendants walked out of Chelmsford Crown Court in Essex on Wednesday.

Update: deportation of Otis Bolamu halted after determined campaign

Update: deportation of Otis Bolamu halted after determined campaign Swansea asylum-seeker fears for his life if the British authorities send him back to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Australia’s PM toppled as Tory government gets desperate

Australia’s PM toppled as Tory government gets desperate The Tories are tearing themselves apart in the face of a looming wipeout at the next general election. But they are likely to move even further right.

New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing

New York socialist vote shakes up the right wing The victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a US Democratic Party internal election last week reflects a mood to resist Trump, writes Alistair Farrow

Protests erupt to challenge Trump’s racist border laws

Protests erupt to challenge Trump’s racist border laws Protests gripped towns and cities across the US on Saturday as hundreds of thousands of people demanded an end to Donald Trump’s brutal border policies. Some 700 demonstrations were recorded.

After protests, Trump retreats, but bitter attacks on migrants continue

22 June 2018
Trump says he has ended the policy of separating children and parents at the US-Mexico border, but children may still be detained indefinitely with their parents

Horror of child cages shows why we need to dump Trump - and tear down borders

19 June 2018
Horrifying images and footage have shown the true face of the US border regime.

Windrush scandal flows from Tory racism, not just incompetence

20 April 2018
Theresa May's policy of a 'hostile environment' for migrants was part of a systematic racist drive.

Fight for the rights of all migrants to stay

17 April 2018
The treatment of “Windrush generation” migrants has exposed Britain’s immigration system has been exposed as a racist, bungling bureaucracy.

From inside Yarl’s Wood: ‘Keeping people in here indefinitely is killing us’

23 March 2018
Detainee speaks out as a House of Commons committee hears damning evidence of the regime at Yarl’s Wood

Protest at Yarl’s Wood in support of hunger strike

20 March 2018
Detained migrant women are demanding the Home Office be “held to account for their actions” as they begin the fourth week of a hunger strike.

Another black man dies after contact with police

13 March 2018
A man has died after coming into contact with the police in Catford, south east London, last Friday.

Fresh Tory bill means new attacks on migrants

13 March 2018
As top Tories ramp up scapegoating of migrants, Labour must oppose racism, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

‘We want justice,’ say Yarl’s Wood hunger strikers

06 March 2018
The Tories have threatened to deport women at Yarl’s Wood detention centre for daring to resist Britain’s racist immigration laws

Hunger for freedom at Yarl’s Wood

03 March 2018
A hunger and labour strike at the Yarl’s Wood detention centre is shaking up the authorities. We show the the reality of life inside the centre, and how Home Office racism lies behind it

From inside Yarl’s Wood—‘We are on hunger strike to end psychological torture’

27 February 2018
Women in Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre began an indefinite hunger strike on Monday to demand an end to the degrading treatment and limitless detention they face.

Vicious government policy revealed as deportations of rough sleepers ruled unlawful

16 December 2017
The Home Office removed rough sleepers even if they were working or had permanent right of residence

Scrap the migrant detention system

05 December 2017
The system of locking up migrants in detention centres must come to an end, doctors have warned

Immigration detention centres slammed

21 November 2017
campaigners protested outside the Dungavel immigration detention centre in Scotland on Saturday

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