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
Friday 4 November - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hundreds are expected to gather on Sunday 6 November to protest against the ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding at Manston detention camp in Kent, where thousands of people, including large numbers of children, are being detained inhumanely and illegally by the British government. The protest comes only a week after … Continue reading Statement: Shut Manstone down: join us at protest
Thanks to local groups' fundraising we were able to send a team up to the demonstration on Saturday 15 October outside Hassockfield Immigration Removal Centre to demand its closure. This is where women who fall foul of the new Nationality and Borders Act, and the Rwanda plan are held. We gave our first performance of … Continue reading Statement: No to Hassockfield Immigration Removal Centre
Protests took place at detention centres round the country on 16-17 July 2022. The photo is of us joining the demonstration outside Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre near Heathrow, which has a horrific record of brutality and deaths. We wanted to provide some basic rights information post introduction of the Borders Act and Rwanda plan, which … Continue reading Statement:”Stop the Rwanda Flights” national action outside detention centres
Our campaigning against the bill showed the devastating impact of it would have on women. Members of the House of Lords in particular were glad for our information and to be in touch. Over 60 people joined the All African Women's Group at Parliament Square on 26 April to call on the Lords to stand … Continue reading Statement: protest against the Nationality & Borders Act
24 June 2022 The deportation flight to Rwanda was stopped – a victory for our movement which protested, petitioned and lobbied outside detention centres, the Home Office and around the UK. Legal appeals were bolstered and lawyers hopefully emboldened resulting in the European Court of Human Rights ruling at the last minute that people making an asylum … Continue reading Statement: Stop Rwanda deportation flights . . . Scrap the Borders Act
26 April 2021What: Protest against the Nationality and Borders Bill When: Tuesday 26 April, 1-3pm Where: Opposite House of Lords, Old Palace Yard, SW1P 3JY Contact: Global Women Against Deportations: 0207482 2496 E: firstname.lastname@example.org A hundred strong group of women asylum seekers from every continent, many of whom have fled horrendous violence and persecution, … Continue reading Press release: The House of Lords must stop Nationality and Borders Bill.