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#AsylumforAderonke - March to Hand in Petition (Liverpool)

About 30 supporters from Manchester and Liverpool (and Wales!) marched to the Home Office in Liverpool to hand in the 24,000+ signatures calling for Aderonke to be granted asylum in the UK. 148 more words


Love finds a way...

Hyperbole and one-up-man-ship often mark the national discourse where controversy is concerned. In the midst of the sloganeering and major political parties competing to see who can offer the greatest deterrent to “stop the boats,” are men, women and children detained in off-shore prisons awaiting their indefinite and uncertain fates. 164 more words


Deportation of Yashika Bageerathi unveils the true colours of "compassionate Tories", British Society and media.

This Tory-led plutocratic government sank to a new low last wednesday evening when a 19 year-old Mauritian student was forcibly deported on the basis that she was now considered an adult asylum seeker. 1,110 more words

The one who marches out of step...

… may be the only one who is in step!

Isaiah 50:4-9a is one of the so-called Suffering Servant songs. Appropriated by the Early Church to describe the Passion of Jesus, it initially describes the despair and desolation of the people of Israel as they are led off in chains into Babylonian exile.   183 more words


Alfons Pirimapun

Age: 34 (2014)

Location: Collingwood / VIC

Offence: Charged with aggravated burglary, indecent assault, rape and theft. Watched a woman through her open bedroom window for about 20 minutes before pulling back the flyscreen and sneaking into her home & raping her. 85 more words


Will Australia send refugees to Cambodia?

In late February, Australia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop, visited Cambodia to ask if Australia could initially send a small group of asylum seekers to live in Cambodia… 615 more words