Migrant justice "hub" meeting, 12/05/11

Come to the migrant justice “hub” meeting!

Thursday 12th May, 7pm-9pm, Freedom bookshop, Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX (Just next to Aldgate East tube station and Whitechapel Art Gallery)

Take part in an experiment! We are proposing that on 12th May, No Borders, No One Is Illegal and other migrant justice groups meet in one venue...

The plan is that the meeting will have three parts:

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



Contact croydonnoborders@riseup.net 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

Phone blockade GCC, stop extortion and censorship! Friday 13th May

New detention phone system to keep detainees under control

A new phone system run by a private company will replace personal mobile phones in immigration detention centres, Corporate Watch can reveal. The trial at Tinsley House detention centre, near Gatwick airport, is run by Global Comms & Consulting Ltd (GCC), which specialises in secure telecommunications services to major government agencies and multinational companies.

International call out for medics for No Border Camp Bulgaria

As we are getting ready with the organizational matters of the No Border camp that will take place in Bulgaria in the summer of 2011 (Aug. 25th - 29th), we are calling out to all of our allies, supporters, and friends to extend their support in finding medics that will be able to participate during the camp.

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.

Barnado's charity shop demo, 27/04/11

On 27 April 2011, campaigners leafleted customers outside a Barnardo's charity shop in Marylebone, during the busy lunch hour in London's West End, to protest against their involvement with the UK Border Agency.

Frontex flight blockaded by activists in Belgium

About twenty activists are blocking the entrance to the closed detention centre of Steenokkerzeel 127 Bis, Brussels, this morning. By blocking the entrance they want to stop the deportation of migrants with a Frontex flight. Support them as much as you can, publish news!

Today 28th April a flight is organised to deport 60 people of Congolese origin, coming from different European countries. The 'securised' flight is leaving from Brussels; it was seven years ago that Belgium last chartered a flight to deport migrants to their country, and it is organised under the management of Frontex.