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Protestors from the Movement for Justice against deportations to Jamaica

Stop the Plane: Outrage Over Deportation Flight to Jamaica

Over the last two decades, the Home Office have deported thousands of Black Britons to Jamaica. The latest deportation flight to Jamaica, still scheduled for tomorrow, will see 50 more people separated from their families right before Christmas...

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What’s the Big Deal? UK and Canada Explained

The UK and Canada have struck an interim agreement to continue trading under the same EU’s Comprehensive and Trade Agreement (CETA) trade deal after Brexit. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau sealed the deal...

The Stansted 15

Judgement on Stansted 15 Charges Still Awaited

The case of the Stansted 15 received huge attention a few years ago, partly because of the daring nature of the actions carried out by the group of fifteen activists, but also because of the peculiarity of the charges they received – charges which...

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Hostile Environment Leaves Migrants in Limbo

Migrants Suffer Under Hostile Environment During COVID-19 You would be forgiven for assuming that, in the midst of a global pandemic, the Home Office would automatically relax or entirely scrap its widely condemned hostile environment policies. Yet...

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Serco to Push Forward in Evicting 300 Asylum Seekers

A ruling from Lord Tyre in the Court of Session casts a bleak future for asylum seekers and their rights to housing. The Court deemed Serco’s action of evicting former asylum seekers in Glasgow to be complying with the law, provoking concerns that...