Sunday 6 November saw a crowd gather in Manchester’s St Peter’s Square, calling for the shutting down of the Manston immigration centre in Kent and to demand better treatment of asylum seekers nationwide.
‘Don’t shame her, don’t blame her, listen to her and believe her’: Migrant women’s community event hears stories of hope, healing and the hostile environment
Last year 25,282 people were detained for being immigrants, almost twice as many as the year before. Last week, human rights campaigners and organisations in Manchester came together for a day of action against government plans to deport migrants to Rwanda, and shared an alternative vision of hope and solidarity.
Like Toto in the Wizard of OZ, the coronavirus crisis has pulled back the curtain to reveal the inner workings of our society. The precarity of the vulnerable and how many of us are much closer to that vulnerability than we realised. The new light has revealed who’s work is truly essential and how deeply […]