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Go Home: One Year On

We’re roughly a year on from the government’s ill-advised and offensive Operation Vaken campaign. Refugee Action has a great podcast on the campaign and their advice on how to help people who may want to go back to their home countries – basically, a humane and principled approach. 657 more words


Yarl's Wood women win chance to have their voices heard

Thanks to the creative activism of a number of women’s groups, the Home Affairs Select Committee agreed on Tuesday 24th June that they will take evidence from current and former Yarl’s Wood detainees. 523 more words



By Sam

Yarl’s Wood is a detention centre in Bedfordshire where women fleeing for their lives from oppressive governments and authorities around the world can be detained indefinitely despite committing no crime. 843 more words

#ShutDownYarlsWood Demo

Today MiSol joined forces with WAST (Women Asylum Seekers Together) and Safety4Sisters to host a demonstration calling for the closure of Yarl’s Wood detention centre that has caused untold physical, psychological and sexual abuse to the women asylum seekers held inside. 127 more words

Jamaican woman's death in British Serco private prison

This video says about itself:

Home Office cover-up on Serco-run Yarl’s Wood abuse?

21 April 2014

UN inspector Rashida Manjoo calls for an end to violence against women after being ‘denied access’ to…

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Human Rights

mjh333 reblogged this on Ideas Of Mass Destruction and commented:

This is what happens when everything gets privatised! Then protected to hide corruption.