Deportations

On the kindness of people, and the violence of the state
Opinion

On the kindness of people, and the violence of the state

Reflections from the Stansted 15 — Stansted 15 member Mel Evans looks back on the trials and tribulations of the last few months, and explains why the fight is nowhere near won.

Written by: Mel Evans

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

The dark world of forced deportation
Activism

The dark world of forced deportation

All you need to know — Earlier this week, Swedish student Elin Ersson went viral for halting the deportation of a 52-year-old Afghani man. But this was a tiny part of a much bigger, and more sinister, story.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Exclusive: Activists are blockading Stansted's runway to stop deportation flight
Activism

Exclusive: Activists are blockading Stansted's runway to stop deportation flight

Stop deportations — Tonight campaigners bypassed security and have taken to the runway of London Stansted Airport, stopping a charter flight filled with asylum seekers being deported to Nigeria and Ghana.

Written by: Michael Segalov

Gay people are still being locked up in Britain. What use is this pardon to them?
Opinion

Gay people are still being locked up in Britain. What use is this pardon to them?

From Where I Stand — Before you celebrate this government for pardoning dead white gay men of now legal same-sex activity, remember tonight they'll be deporting a gay Nigerian man to a country where it's illegal and dangerous to be gay. And this happens all the time.

Written by: Shon Faye

We tagged along with activists ad-hacking the tube
Activism

We tagged along with activists ad-hacking the tube

Breaking the rules — With injustice all around us, activists are constantly being forced to find new ways to grab our attention. We join campaigners from No More Deportations as they take to the London underground network at night to ad-hack, highlighting the inhumane deportations the British state subjects people to.

Written by: Oobah Butler

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