Protest and Repression in Harmondsworth

At 9am on Tuesday April 1st about 300 detainees went into the exercise yard in Kalyx-run Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre near Heathrow, protesting against their administrative detention and poor conditions in the centre. They also wrote and signed a petition and sent it to the European Court of Human Rights.

NO BORDERS @ Hackney Social Centre Friday 14th March

Talks, film and workshops by no borders activists, migrants and asylum seekers from 6.30 pm, followed by open discussion:

* Active solidarity
* Resisting immigration controls
* What way forward?

Bands, singers/songwriters and Djs from 9.30 pm. Confirmed so far:
* 52 Commercial Road
* Camilla Cancantata
* The Carbon Town Cryer

Vegan food by the social centre & more... donations welcome

Conference against Immigration Controls, 29th March 2008

Saturday March 29th 2008 at the School for African and Oriental Studies, London WC1. Registration from 10.00am

Over the last three decades trade unionists have made a tremendous move forward in fighting racism. It is now seen as legitimate activity to support those under threat of deportation. However the trade union movement has not yet seen the necessity of fighting immigration controls as a whole. But controls are deliberately calculated to weaken the labour movement itself.

Demonstrate outside Sodexho HQ, London

For the past month four men have been on trial at Southwark Crown Court for alleged offences during disturbances at Harmondsworth immigration detention centre in November 2006. The Support the Harmondsworth 4 Campaign is holding a demo this Friday outside the offices of Sodexho, whose subsidiary Kalyx runs Harmondsworth.

Friday 22 February 2008, 4:00 - 6:00pm
Sodexho, 25 Chapel Street, London NW1 5DH
(nearest tube: Edgware Road)

for more on the Harmondsworth 4, see

NoBorders Benefit March 1st, Rampart Social Centre

Despite eviction threats and court dates, Rampart Social Centre is still alive! We celebrate the struggle for social spaces and for freedom of movement with another NoBorders benefit party at March 1st, refreshments, films, info stall, and - of course - music, featuring DJ Shorty, ThoughtPro, Prose, Jahnkonoo, The Leano, The Edger, x/rat's

15 -17 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA , near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd ( map )

This is also the Second National Day Of Action for Freedom for Assembly (more info here )