Misjudging Rape

Next week sees the launch of 'Misjudging Rape', a dossier of how adjudicators (now known as immigration judges) flout international law and even their own guidelines when they consider the asylum claims of women and girls seeking safety and protection from rape.

The launch takes place on Tuesday 5 Dec 2006 6.30pm, and is hosted by Ian Macdonald QC, at Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2 (Nearest tube: Holborn)

Justice for Cleaners Latest

Next week is the big one for Justice for Cleaners, an international campaign for the right of cleaners to organise within ISS - one of the worlds biggest multinational Cleaning Companies. ISS operates out of 42 countries and is part owned by the global investment bank ‘Goldman Sachs’. All ISS cleaners are on low pay. On the Tube, ISS cleaners are the lowest paid cleaners in London. ISS cleaners get only £5.35p an hour and many are forced to work 6 nights a week.

Hunger Strike at Colnbrook

We have received a report that a hunger strike has been started by all detainees in unit 4 of Colnbrook detention Centre. It appears that at least 40 of these people are Turkish speaking.

Colnbrook is one of ten removal centres across the UK, located next to Heathrow Airport. Centre details are:

Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre
Colnbrook by Pass
West Drayton
Telephone: 0208 607 5200
Fax: 0208 759 7996

Visiting times: 14.00 - 21.00 (last admission 20.30)

No Borders Film Night

Monday Love is a regular night of film, music, discussion and food. Next Monday, No Borders London will be there presenting short films, along with presentations by ex-detainees.

It all happens from 8 pm at Cafe26, 26 McGregor Road (corner of All Saints),
London W11. Nearest tube is Westbourne Grove/Ladbroke Grove

Faridah Kenyini latest

Latest news from Tyneside Community Action for Refugees about Faridah Kenyini, facing deportation from Heathrow (see post below for details):

On behalf of Faridah and her supporters, thank you to everyone who took the time to send an e-mail to Jim Cousins MP or phone/fax Kenya Airlines.

Justice for Cleaners - Global Action Against ISS



This is the big push forward to demand Justice for Cleaners: an international campaign for the right of cleaners to organise within ISS - one of the worlds biggest multinational Cleaning Companies.

Two weeks of action to force employers to enter into meaningful negotiations with unions around the globe – come and help out with this exciting campaign.

With your help we can force these huge corporations to give justice to low paid workers

Stop Deportation from Heathrow Today

Faridah Kenyini is due to be deported to UGANDA on TUESDAY 7th NOVEMBER on K101 Kenya Airlines to Entebbe leaving at 7pm.