Deportation

The activists who stopped Tui’s deportation flights
Activism

The activists who stopped Tui’s deportation flights

‘No one is illegal‘ — How did a grassroots campaign take on one of the world’s biggest holiday firms and win?

Written by: Clea Skopeliti

The hostile environment is damaging vaccine rollouts
Activism

The hostile environment is damaging vaccine rollouts

Callous system — Government immigration policies are driving up Covid deaths. Writer Ziad Al-Qattan speaks with healthcare and human rights campaigners to find out why.

Written by: Ziad Al-Qattan

2020: The year in UK activism
Activism

2020: The year in UK activism

People power — We recall month by month what has been a tumultuous year in the fight for social justice.

Written by: Ben Smoke

UK protestors call for war on the hostile environment
Activism

UK protestors call for war on the hostile environment

Season of disruption — Just one day after 39 bodies were found in a lorry in Essex, activists took action against targets – including the Home Office and coach company W&H Tours – allegedly associated with deportation.

Written by: Ben Smoke

NHS doctors are protesting the hostile environment
Activism

NHS doctors are protesting the hostile environment

Life or death — Migrants can be charged up to 150 per cent of costs upfront for UK medical care, with many being denied lifesaving treatment. Journalist Bethan Staton meets the staff who are taking a stand.

Written by: Bethan Staton

What happens after you get deported?
Activism

What happens after you get deported?

‘I thought I had rights’ — Earlier this year, a deportation flight carrying 29 people from the UK arrived in Jamaica, stirring concerns over the Home Office’s controversial tactics. But what happened after it landed?

Written by: Bethan Staton

In conversation: the activists resisting mass deportation
Activism

In conversation: the activists resisting mass deportation

Elin Ersson v The Stansted 15 — Stansted 15 member Ben Smoke meets Elin Ersson, the Swedish student who went viral for grounding a deportation flight: ‘I’m doing what I can to protect humans instead of staying silent and letting them die.’

Written by: Ben Smoke

We stand in solidarity with the Stansted 15
Activism

We stand in solidarity with the Stansted 15

‘Shame on the home office’ — Yesterday, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the home office in support of the activists, who were convicted after blocking a deportation flight in 2017.

Written by: Kieron Monks

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