Reports and Campaigns
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29 November 2003
HOME SECRETARY David Blunkett is planning to begin forced repatriation of refugees to northern Iraq, which he says is 'generally overwhelmingly safe', writes Naomi Byron.
11 October 2003
"Tough With The Workers, Toadying With The Millionaires": THE PRINCIPLE of offering a safe haven to those in need is being subjected to "death by a thousand cuts", writes Paula Mitchell.
6 September 2003
HOME SECRETARY David Blunkett has seized on a fall in the number of asylum applications to declare that New Labour's 'get tough' asylum policies are working, writes Chris Thomas.
19 July 2003
SHAHIN PORTOHFEH, an Iranian asylum seeker living in Coventry sewed up his lips, eyes and ears in protest at the threat of deportation last week. He took no food or fluids for nearly five days, writes Rob Windsor, Coventry Socialist Party councillor.
12 July 2003
Polls apart: THE DEATHS of US and British soldiers in Iraq have cut support for the war this spring both in the USA and Britain...
19 April 2003
THE ANNUAL military budget of the USA is $400 billion. The increase in US defence department spending alone matches what the world spends on international aid every year, writes Ken Douglas.
14 March 2003
Decent services for all: TONY BLAIR is planning to introduce new harsh measures against asylum seekers while simultaneously embarking on a war against Iraq that will create hundreds of thousands more refugees...
14 December 2001
"VICTORY TODAY can look a lot like defeat tomorrow". This quote from Time magazine (3 December) aptly sums up the situation in Afghanistan. Tony Blair has said that the "future is bright"; that the...
7 September 2001
HAVING ENDURED shipwreck and then detained by armed SAS troops aboard a sun-baked Norwegian freighter, many of the 438 mainly Afghan asylum-seekers, instead of finding refuge in Australia, will now end up on the largely uninhabitable island of Nauru in the south Pacific...
7 September 2001
THE CRISIS surrounding refugees aboard the Tampa and at the Sangatte Red Cross refugee camp in France has allowed the media and governments to intensify their racist divide-and-rule tactics about asylum...
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