Category «Campaigns»

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 …

“Mobilising Outrage: our campaign against G4S”

Mobilising Outrage: campaigning with asylum seekers against security industry giant, G4S   John Grayson, 12 April 2012 About the author John Grayson works in Barnsley with the South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action group (SYMAAG); has been a researcher and adult educator for many years for the WEA andNorthernCollege; and teaches atSheffieldHallamUniversity. A Yorkshire campaign …

Stop G4S Campaign Update & “No to G4S” blog

        For regular updates on campaigns against G4S and other private security armies see http://notog4s.blogspot.co.uk/   Stop G4S Campaign Update May 14th “Researching Privatisation: the case of G4S and Asylum Housing” Conference Thursday May 17th 10-4pm in Leeds. Contact us at dignitynotdetention@yahoo.co.uk for more details SYMAAG “Stop G4S” working group meeting Thursday …

STOP Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers demonstration

Outside Vulcan House giving the UK Borders Agency the message on February 15th STOP Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers STOP G4S!   Regional Demonstration: Thursday 1st March Assemble: 12.30 at Sheffield Town Hall. March to UK Borders Agency Regional HQ at Vulcan House, Millsands S3 8NS  “I don’t want a prison guard as my landlord” …

Stop G4S Campaign Update & “No to G4S” blog

For regular updates on campaigns against G4S and other private security armies see http://notog4s.blogspot.co.uk/     Stop G4S Campaign Update May 14th “Researching Privatisation: the case of G4S and Asylum Housing” Conference Thursday May 17th 10-4pm in Leeds. Contact us at dignitynotdetention@yahoo.co.uk for more details SYMAAG “Stop G4S” working group meeting Thursday May 24th at …

Stop Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers. Stop G4S

3rd February: Campaign Update SYMAAG’s John Grayson was interviewed by Toby Foster on Radio Sheffield about why G4S shouldn’t provide asylum seekers’ housing. Listen again at 7.45am during the programme. The Yorkshire Post newspaper of 3rd February has a detailed article on the subject, including statements from SYMAAG and G4S. There is also a letter …

Campaign Briefing: Asylum Seekers to be housed by prison guards

Campaign Briefing     Asylum Seekers to be housed by prison guards – G4S is coming to Yorkshire – unless we stop them   The UKBA through its ‘procurement’ arm COMPASS has announced that the three multinational security companies that manage most immigration prisons and forcible deportations in the UK G4S, SERCO and Reliance have emerged …

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