Home Office in Glasgow dawn raided by activists!

At 5:30am this morning a group of dozen protesters from Unity & the No Borders Network have blockaded and closed the gates at the UKBA reporting centre in Brand Street Glasgow, in protest against the continuing detention of children and the practice of early morning raids following the harrowing dawn raids and subsequent detention of two African families in the city over the last month.

Activists blockade mass Tamil deportation, 15/12/11

Stop Deportation activists have struck at the heart of the Government’s
“unjust deportation machine” and halted the planned removal of Tamil
refugees to Sri Lanka.

Five campaigners blocked the road outside Colnbrook and Harmondsworth
immigration prisons with ‘lock-on’ devices and a tripod shortly after

They are joined by many more supporters, including members of the Tamil

See Indymedia report here.

Blockade of Coquelles detention centre, Calais, 02/07/11


Calais - Today, 2nd July 2011, some thirty activists decided to take direct action against the Coquelles detention center. They protest against the daily harassment of the migrants, the eviction of the migrants' squat Africa House and the French and European migration policies by blockading the gates of the centre.