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Migrant Rights to Healthcare: Public Meeting October 29th Sheffield

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…
Lampedusa: Only the dead can stay

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…
Sheffield Asylum Organisations Campaign For Human Rights in Sri Lanka

Sheffield Asylum Organisations Campaign For Human Rights in Sri Lanka

    After hearing a powerful and emotional account from a woman seeking asylum from Sri Lanka, three South Yorkshire bodies concerned with asylum seekers – ASSIST, Northern Refugee Centre (NRC), and the South Yorkshire…
10 reasons to vote for G4S as the World’s Worst Company…and why G4S disagree!

10 reasons to vote for G4S as the World’s Worst Company…and why G4S disagree!

Security giant G4S rejects ‘World’s Worst Company’ nomination John Grayson and Adri Nieuwhof  Open Democracy 23 January 2013 The world’s leading security company, G4S, says it doesn’t deserve to be nominated for Public Eye’s World’s…
Leeds Council Order G4S to Review All Asylum Housing

Leeds Council Order G4S to Review All Asylum Housing

A campaign led by two women asylum seekers has prompted Leeds City Council to take action against G4S. After visiting some of the squalid properties which G4S had tried to house people in, senior council officials ordered G4S…
November 8th National Day of Action – Stop Barnardo’s Detaining Children

November 8th National Day of Action – Stop Barnardo’s Detaining Children

Thursday 8th November – Any Time – Any Barnardo’s Shop/Office As Medical Justice put it: “they ruined the campaign to end the detention of children, which campaigners felt could be achievable as the government had…
“It’s Kill or Be Killed” – Refugees and the Syrian Uprising: SYMAAG meeting

“It’s Kill or Be Killed” – Refugees and the Syrian Uprising: SYMAAG meeting

We were pleased to welcome two refugees from Syria to our last meeting on Tuesday 30th October who gave us an update on events in Syria. One was a long-standing refugee in Sheffield and the…
“United By Love, Divided By Theresa May” public meeting. Report and campaign proposals to follow soon…

“United By Love, Divided By Theresa May” public meeting. Report and campaign proposals to follow soon…

Public meeting to discuss what the new family migration rules mean and how we oppose them. When: Tuesday 25th September 7pm Where: Quaker Meeting House, 10 James Street, Sheffield S1 2EW Speakers from Migrant Rights Network,…
Next SYMAAG meetings:12th & 30th July

Next SYMAAG meetings:12th & 30th July

 The SYMAAG “No to G4S” working group next meets on Thursday 12th July, 6.30pm at Scotia Works   The next full SYMAAG meeting is on Monday 30th July, 6.30pm, again at Scotia Works    We…