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Students are resisting the Hostile Environment at uni
Activism

Students are resisting the Hostile Environment at uni

Mitie must fall — A new campaign is calling on universities to sever ties with the private company that runs Britain’s immigration detention centres.

Written by: Katie Tobin

How the soaring cost of living is impacting asylum seekers
Activism

How the soaring cost of living is impacting asylum seekers

‘State-sponsored cruelty‘ — For asylum seekers, who are given a paltry sum to live off by the Home Office, rising prices are set to make a desperate financial situation even worse.

Written by: Isabella Cipirska

The government's arms fair is endangering fleeing Ukrainians
Activism

The government's arms fair is endangering fleeing Ukrainians

Borders kill — The Home Office claims to want to support people displaced by war, but is at the same time hosting a shadowy arms fair to help arms companies sell their deadly wares to stop people crossing borders.

Written by: Mary Atkinson

A Ukrainian student’s fight to reach the UK and escape war
Activism

A Ukrainian student’s fight to reach the UK and escape war

Search for Sanctuary — PhD student Artur Nadieev describes the bureaucratic nightmare he is facing as he tries to reach the UK to escape the crisis in Ukraine.

Written by: Jessie Williams

The fight against the UK‘s new women’s immigration centre
Activism

The fight against the UK‘s new women’s immigration centre

No To Hassockfield — Campaigners aren‘t giving up the fight to close a ‘barbaric’ detention centre which they say endangers women looking for safety.

Written by: Lauren Crosby Medlicott

Vietnamese migrants are set to face cruel deportation flight
Activism

Vietnamese migrants are set to face cruel deportation flight

Callous system — Campaigners are calling on the government to stop a deportation flight carrying up to 22 migrants and to bring an end to the continued criminalisation of those seeking help and refuge.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Are immigrants with clout less likely to be deported?
Activism

Are immigrants with clout less likely to be deported?

Broken system — There are numerous examples of the Home Office responding more quickly to individuals in the public eye or boasting a blue tick, which begs the question: why do some cases warrant their attention, while others don’t?

Written by: Kimi Chaddah

It's time to open the borders
Activism

It's time to open the borders

No one is illegal — A new report has concluded that Home Office immigration policies aren’t fit for purpose. Writer Ben Smoke argues that it’s time to stop trying to fix the unfixable and instead focus on bolder futures.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Over 100 women are on hunger strike at a UK detention centre
Activism

Over 100 women are on hunger strike at a UK detention centre

A national scandal — Up to 120 women being detained at Yarl's Wood today enter the ninth day of a hunger strike, demanding change in the inhumane immigration detention system.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Why I'm raising £415 to pay a Kurdish man's egg throwing fine
Activism

Why I'm raising £415 to pay a Kurdish man's egg throwing fine

From where I stand — In February 2016 Feridon Rostami threw 90 eggs at the UK Home Office in London, and now he faces a £415 fine. Charlie Gilmour has vowed to raise all the cash for him. Here's why.

Written by: Charlie Gilmour

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