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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

Politics

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

Activism

#SHUTDOWNYARLSWOOD

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