Monthly archives: May, 2012

Bradford woman gets re-housed: UKBA feel the pressure

It’s 3 weeks since we wrote the article below about a Bradford-based asylum seeking mother, and her baby being evicted and dumped in Doncaster. Since then SYMAAG and Why Refugee Women? are pleased to announce that she has been moved back to Bradford, to her friends, her women’s group, her baby’s doctor and her community.   “Adia” …

Next SYMAAG meetings:12th & 30th July

 The SYMAAG “No to G4S” working group next meets on Thursday 12th July, 6.30pm at Scotia Works   The next full SYMAAG meeting is on Monday 30th July, 6.30pm, again at Scotia Works    We meet at Scota Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield S1 4SE (5 minutes walk from bus and train stations) at 6.30pm. We …

SYMAAG AGM Success

38 people came to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of SYMAAG on May 1st in Sheffield. The meeting reviewed SYMAAG’s work over the last year, planned for the next and held elections for positions on the Executive Committee and Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. But, before that…   “Unsafe Return” to Democratic Republic of Congo …

Justice for Marian. No Deportations to Zimbabwe.

  Marian Machekanyanga fled Zimbabwe in November 2002 as a result of victimisation and mistreatment. As a member of a workers committee in a government department in Harare, she led a protest to the Zimbabwean Parliament against the misdirection of the Government funds to ZANU-PF. She has spent 10 years trying to secure her safety …

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