Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
5 September 2012
Staff and students unite to fight government's enforced deportations: The UK Border Agency's decision to revoke London Metropolitan's licence to teach international students was cruel and calculated
22 August 2012
The political furore over the attempt by the British government to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden over allegations of sexual offences was ratcheted up after UK foreign secretary William Hague threatened to revoke the diplomatic status of Ecuador's embassy in London...
13 June 2012
Turkey: Lift strike ban: Preparations for a strike by the Civil Aviation Union (Hava-İş) after the breakdown in collective bargaining talks at Turkish Airlines (THY), have been attacked by the AKP government through the inclusion of aviation services in a strike ban
1 March 2012
"I don't want a prison guard as my landlord" said a Zimbabwean asylum seeker on a protest demonstration today
20 July 2011
One year after the closure of Refugee Migrant Justice (RMJ) in June 2010, the other main UK provider of free legal advice and representation to asylum seekers and migrant workers has now also been shut down, writes Eric Segal, former RMJ Unite rep.
3 November 2010
THE RIGHT to asylum is under political attack across Europe. In Britain, one of the Con-Dem coalition's first acts was to close the charity, Refugee and Migrant Justice, leaving thousands of asylum seekers...
23 June 2010
Refugee and Migrant Justice (RMJ) has 11 offices nationally providing legal advice and representation to those seeking asylum in the UK, writes Eric Segal, Unite rep, RMJ.
23 June 2010
BARELY TWO months have passed since the April revolutionary events in Kyrgyzstan led to the overthrow of president Kurmanbek Bakiyev and the emergence of a 'provisional government' led by Roza Otunbayeva, writes Rob Jones, Moscow.
17 June 2010
Refugee and Migrant Justice (RMJ), the largest provider of specialist legal advice for asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants in England and Wales, went into administration on June 16 2010...
21 April 2010
What they don't say: TENS OF thousands of low paid council workers, NHS workers, teachers, etc, face the sack as part of a 500,000+ jobs cull during the next five years as the next government slashes public spending to curb the £167 billion budget deficit...
17 March 2010
'WE WILL not remain silent while Tamil refugees suffer out of the sight of the world's media'. That was the message to the Australian High Commission in London on Wednesday 10 March, writes Manny Thain, Tamil Solidarity national secretary.
10 March 2010
On Wednesday 3 March Tamil Solidarity held a student meeting in Manchester University, with the help of the local Socialist Students society, writes Lawrence Arokianathan, Tamil Solidarity, Manchester.
24 February 2010
UP TO 30 women detainees at Yarl's Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire are continuing a hunger strike...
1 January 2010
Immediate action to avoid humanitarian crisis: Ravie Kumar, speaking on behalf of the Tamil-speaking refugees on a boat in Merak harbour, Indonesia, has denied the allegation that the refugees are not wiling to cooperate with the Indonesian authorities...
24 December 2009
Widespread condemnation mounts over negligence: Mr Jacob Christine, 29, who has been trapped on a boat for more than two months in Merak, Indonesia, died today in hospital...
9 December 2009
AS PART of an international day of action, Tamil Solidarity organised a protest outside the Indonesian embassy in London on Friday, writes Manny Thain.
5 December 2009
THE TORIES face the prospect of an electoral massacre on 7 June. So they are desperately playing the asylum card - a variant of the race card. It's the old, old tactic of sowing confusion, attempting...
5 December 2009
YOUTH AGAINST Racism in Europe (YRE) supporters went into the Glodwick area of Oldham on Sunday to show our support for the community but also to find out the truth about what was happening, writes Christian Bunke.
3 December 2009
Heavily-armed navy commandos surround Tamil-speaking refugees on the boat in Merak, Indonesia
2 December 2009
SOCIALIST PARTY (CWI in Australia) national organiser Anthony Main recently visited the 254 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees currently moored at the port in Merak, Indonesia. He reports on the discussions that took place during his visit and on the conditions faced on board the ship.
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