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Justice for Marian. No Deportations to Zimbabwe.

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…
“Mobilising Outrage: our campaign against G4S”

“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);…
Stop G4S Campaign Update & “No to G4S” blog

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…
STOP Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers demonstration

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…
Stop G4S Campaign Update & “No to G4S” blog

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…
Stop Prison Guards Housing Asylum Seekers. Stop G4S

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…
Campaign Briefing: Asylum Seekers to be housed by prison guards

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…

“I’m feeling part of the community, now more than ever” – fighting for asylum in Sheffield

SC: What did you do before you came to the UK? BM: I was doing an engineering course at university because I had an aspiration to become a civil engineer. Why did you leave the…