Monthly archives: October, 2013

Migrant Rights to Healthcare: Public Meeting October 29th Sheffield

  Help us launch a campaign for all migrants’ rights to healthcare in the UK. Come to a public meeting on Tuesday 29th October 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, St James Street, Sheffield S1 2EW. The meeting starts at 7pm but doors open at 6.30pm for a cup of tea and a biscuit.   …

Lampedusa: Only the dead can stay

 In South Yorkshire there will be many Eritrean, Somali, Sudanese and other migrants mourning the deaths of friends and family off the coast of Lampedusa recently. We send our condolences and our hope that such loss is not inevitable in the future. Two years ago SYMAAG organised a film showing and public meeting at Sheffield University. We invited …

Syrian Refugees Protest at Calais

As more and more people flee the war in Syria, a small number of refugees have managed to reach Europe, seeking sanctuary.     Around 65 Syrian refugees are staging a blockade of the Calais ferry terminal, demanding to speak to a representative of the UK Home Office. Some are on hunger strike.   Last …

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