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South Yorkshire says “Refugees are Welcome Here”

South Yorkshire says “Refugees are Welcome Here”

How can you help make refugees welcome here? Have a look at How Can I Help Make Refugees Welcome in SheffieldUpDATED   South Yorkshire people are showing that we are part of the growing Europe-wide movement…
Walking in Pursuit of Justice: Eritrean refugees challenge Home Office lies

Walking in Pursuit of Justice: Eritrean refugees challenge Home Office lies

At the start of Refugee Week 500 Eritrean refugees marched from the International Slavery Museum to the Home Office in Liverpool . “We are asking the Home Office to be truthful about the regime in Eritrea…
SYMAAG AGM 20th May: Life in the “hostile environment”

SYMAAG AGM 20th May: Life in the “hostile environment”

“Illegal” ex-Immigration Minister Mark Harper has been appointed Conservative Chief Whip. Harper resigned from his post after he was found to have illegally employed Isabella Acevedo last year. Harper was given another ministerial job days…
“I am one of the lucky ones who survived this journey”

“I am one of the lucky ones who survived this journey”

This is the personal testimony of Sunday from Nigeria. Sunday is in a detention centre in Malta. A representative of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees put SYMAAG in touch with Sunday. We had…
ንኽጥሕሉ ኣይትሕደግዎም Don’t Let Them Drown demonstration leaflet Tigrinya

ንኽጥሕሉ ኣይትሕደግዎም Don’t Let Them Drown demonstration leaflet Tigrinya

ንኽጥሕሉ ኣይትሕደግዎም Don’t Let Them Drown ሰለማዊ ሰልፊ ኣብ ከተማ ሸፍልድ ንሰሉስ 17 መጋቢት ርእስና ኣብ ሑጻ ምቕባር ደው ነብል:: ኣማኢት ሰባት ኣብ ባሕሪ አንዳ ሞቱ ክለዉ: ሃገራት ርእሰን ኣብ ሑጻ ምቕባር ደው ከብላ ኣለወን::…
لا تدعهم يغرقون بيان مدينة شفيلد -الثلاثاء 17 مارس

لا تدعهم يغرقون بيان مدينة شفيلد -الثلاثاء 17 مارس

Arabic leaflet for Don’t Let Them Drown demonstration Tuesday 17th March Sheffield 12noon   لا تدعهم يغرقون بيان مدينة شفيلد -الثلاثاء 17 مارس   كل عام  يضطر الملايين من الناس في جميع أنحاء العالم إلى…
Don’t Let Them Drown: Demonstrate in Sheffield Tuesday March 17th

Don’t Let Them Drown: Demonstrate in Sheffield Tuesday March 17th

The Mediterranean Sea is becoming a mass grave. Join us in our call for a humanitarian policy towards migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea in search of safety in Europe Every year millions of people around…
Who killed Jimmy Mubenga?

Who killed Jimmy Mubenga?

In 2013 an inquest found that Jimmy Mubenga was “unlawfully killed” while being “escorted” by G4S guards on a forced deportation flight to Angola in October 2010. On December 16th 2014 these G4S guards were found…
The UK and Syrian Refugees: in the ‘proud tradition’?

The UK and Syrian Refugees: in the ‘proud tradition’?

The total number of Syrian refugees resettled in the UK could fit on a bus. So far the UK has resettled 90 refugees from the biggest refugee crisis since World War Two. To put his…
“Dignity Not Detention”? Inquiry into Immigration Detention

“Dignity Not Detention”? Inquiry into Immigration Detention

This is Rubel Ahmed from Bangladesh who died at Morton Hall Immigration Detention centre on Friday 5th September. Rubel’s death caused a mass protest from other people detained at Morton Hall.   Spotlight   Despite Immigration Minister James…