Stop Human Rights Violations of Refugees in Ukraine! Picket outside Ukrainian Embassy, 06/02/12

Picket outside the Ukrainian embassy in London

Monday 6 February 1.45 for 2:00pm

60 Holland Park London W11 3SJ,

Release Somali hunger strikers from Lutsk Detention Centre!

On hunger strike for a month.

For one month since 6th January, 58 Somali refugees, amongst them 11 women and 24 minors have been on hunger strike in Lutsk detention centre in Ukraine.

Iraqi refugees on hunger strike to protest planned deportations to Baghdad

Press release from the Coalition to Stop Deportations to Iraq and the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees, 7/6/11.

24 Iraqi refugees held in a detention centre in Oxford have started a hunger strike to protest against the government’s plans to deport them to Baghdad. More than 70 people are currently being held in detention centres around the country. Officials from the Iraqi government are currently visiting them to confirm their identities so that they can be deported, as part of an agreement between the two governments.

The majority of the detainees have refused to meet with the officials in protest at their role in the deportations.

PRESS RELEASE: Iranian refugees suspend hunger strike after 37 days - "the fight goes on"

For immediate release 10/05/11

- Iranian asylum seekers end 37-day hunger strike against their deportation pending outcome of their fresh claims for asylum

- Tomorrow at noon, they will cut the stitches from their sewn-up mouths
in front of the Amnesty International offices in Clerkenwell

- The men have vowed to resume the hunger strike if moves are made to deport them

For further information contact Jane Richmond on 07928 102 817
or email

PRESS RELEASE: Asylum seekers reach day 32 of hunger strike and take protest to Home Office



Contact or call 07928 102817 for more info

- Iranian pro-democracy activists refused asylum in UK reach day 32 of hunger strike against deportation

- Some of the men have become seriously ill, unable to walk and urinating blood

- Joined by supporters, they will take their protest to the Home Office in Westminster tomorrow from 2pm

Demo this Friday: Support the Iranian Hunger Strikers

Support the Iranian Hunger Strikers

Demonstration Friday 6 May

Assemble 2:00 pm at Parliament Square
Followed by march to protest outside the Home Office, Marsham Street SW1, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

[Read press release here]

Six Iranian refugees are now reaching their fifth week of a hunger strike to demand asylum in the UK and protest against mistreatment by the Home Office. This Friday we will march to the Home Office in Westminster to join our voices with their courage in demanding fair treatment for refugees.

Iranian asylum seekers on hunger strike in London

Six Iranians have been on hunger strike in London since 05/04/2011.

Three of the hunger strikers are camped outside the UKBA offices in Croydon, the others are outside the offices of Amnesty International in central London.

Four of the hunger strikers have sewn their lips together. Two of them were taken to hospital by the police but doctors were not successful in convincing them to remove their stitches in order to eat.

Statement of solidarity to the 300 hunger strikers in Greece

To the hunger strikers:

London NoBorders support your struggle and demand that the Greek government gives you legal status immediately. You are amongst hundreds of thousands of undocumented migrant workers that are being exploited in Europe because of your immigration status and we are in solidarity with all struggles for the right to live and work in dignity. We believe in freedom of movement and the right to stay and call for an end to all border controls.