Monthly archives: June, 2012

G4S and Jimmy Mubenga

Away from the front pages was the decision by the Crown Prosecution Service not to charge G4S with manslaughter following the death of Jimmy Mubenga, an Angolan asylum seeker who died while being deported by G4S guards in 2010. According to eyewitnesses on the deportation flight Jimmy Mubenga was screaming “I can’t breathe” and “they’re …

Stopping the Privatisation of Asylum and Council Housing

 SYMAAG invited to Defend Council Housing conference   We’re pleased to report that SYMAAG members were invited to give a presentation at a recent conference of the Defend Council Housing (DCH) campaign group. They spoke about the danger that G4S pose to all social housing, not just asylum housing. They were warmly received and invited to work alongside …

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