Statement: Tragic death of a man who spent a week incarcerated in Manston

Sunday 20th November 2022 We are saddened and enraged that a man has died after being held in the squalid Manston detention camp. Reports suggest that after an initial stay in hospital he was discharged to Manston where his health significantly deteriorated. Despite this, it seems that he was kept for several days - far … Continue reading Statement: Tragic death of a man who spent a week incarcerated in Manston

The New Arab: Women continue to struggle after seeking asylum in the UK

20 Oct 2022. Lauren Crosby Medlicott Once a woman seeking asylum in the UK finally receives notice of her leave to remain, it may be assumed their battle is over. They’ve waited months, potentially years, to hear from the Home Office about their asylum claim, so surely life will get easier. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case.  … Continue reading The New Arab: Women continue to struggle after seeking asylum in the UK

Open Democracy: The UK’s Nationality and Borders Act penalises women. Here’s how.

1 August 2022. Lauren Medlicott Kidnapped, imprisoned and raped – but new legislation means this asylum seeker fears she could be deported. Women asylum seekers and refugees fear that their asylum claims will be rejected and they may be deported under the UK’s new immigration legislation. The regulations introduce a two-tier asylum system and harsh penalties … Continue reading Open Democracy: The UK’s Nationality and Borders Act penalises women. Here’s how.

Morning Star: Nationwide actions outside detention centres to end the brutal Rwanda policy.

15 July 2022 by BETHANY RIELLY PROTESTS are being held outside detention centres across Britain this weekend to demand the government drop its “inhumane” plans to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda. The nationwide action is aimed at sending a message of solidarity to men and women imprisoned inside the detention estate, campaigners told the Star. … Continue reading Morning Star: Nationwide actions outside detention centres to end the brutal Rwanda policy.

Morning Star: Female refugees condemn Home Secretary’s Rwanda deal as ‘modern-day slavery’

26 April 2022. BETHANY RIELLY FEMALE refugees from Africa condemned Home Secretary Priti Patel’s Rwanda deal as modern-day slavery today during a protest against the Nationality & Borders Bill. Members of the All African Women’s Group (AAWG) of asylum-seekers warned that the lives of people sent to the East African country under the scheme would … Continue reading Morning Star: Female refugees condemn Home Secretary’s Rwanda deal as ‘modern-day slavery’

Nadja: UK Borders Bill is “an attack on women”

4 March 2022 UK parliament is debating whether to pass new immigration legislation that will disproportionately affect women’s chances of getting asylum and protection in the UK.  The Nationality and Borders Bill was introduced to “increase the fairness of the system to better protect and support those in need of asylum”, however it came under … Continue reading Nadja: UK Borders Bill is “an attack on women”