Some good news: Hamid is free!

Some good news: Hamid is free!

Hamid Baygi has been released from detention and is now back in Sheffield thanks to a successful campaign. He should never have detained. Hamid has lived in the UK for 50 years and was threatened…
SYMAAG Annual General Meeting Tuesday 25th June

SYMAAG Annual General Meeting Tuesday 25th June

Reflect on the past and plan for the future! We are pleased to welcome our guest speaker Nita Sanghera. Nita is Vice President of the University and College Union (UCU). She will talk about racism, being…
Keep Hamid in Sheffield. Demonstrate Monday 3 June

Keep Hamid in Sheffield. Demonstrate Monday 3 June

Hamid Baygi has lived in the UK for 50 years. Now the Home Office want to deport him to Iran on Tuesday 4th June. This is what the ‘hostile environment’ looks like Hamid volunteers to…
No Deportations to Zimbabwe

No Deportations to Zimbabwe

A huge campaign in South Yorkshire earlier this year secured the release of our Zimbabwean friends Victor, Khuzani and Benji from Morton Hall detention centre. It also prevented their deportations to Zimbabwe where they would…
Sheffield Against Detention and Deportation: meeting 11th March

Sheffield Against Detention and Deportation: meeting 11th March

ASSIST, SYMAAG, and Right to Remain will host a public discussion in Sheffield on 11 March, on the case to end immigration detention, and stop deportations. Join them to hear speakers with experience of the…
Resistance to Zimbabwe deportation plan grows

Resistance to Zimbabwe deportation plan grows

Victor, Khuzani and Benji, Zimbabweans from South Yorkshire have been released from Morton Hall detention centre. Marian and the other people interviewed by the Zimbabwean Embassy official at Sheffield Home Office have not been detained…
We’re not frightened anymore – Sheffield says no to Zimbabwe Deportations

We’re not frightened anymore – Sheffield says no to Zimbabwe Deportations

I have never been on a demonstration at 9am on a Tuesday morning before. Would everybody else be at work or in bed? Would more than 2 people and a dog turn up? But my…
No Deportations to Zimbabwe – protest Tues 19th Feb 9am Vulcan House

No Deportations to Zimbabwe – protest Tues 19th Feb 9am Vulcan House

So far two asylum seekers from Sheffield/Zimbabwe have been detained and are threatened with deportation to Zimbabwe. They were detained when they went to Vulcan House, the Home Office building in Sheffield for an ‘interview’…
“G4S tenants will be dancing in the streets”

“G4S tenants will be dancing in the streets”

After a six year campaign by asylum tenants G4S have lost their contracts to run asylum housing. From September 2019 tenants will not have “a prison guard as a landlord” The new 10 year £4…
Sheffield Stands with the Stansted 15

Sheffield Stands with the Stansted 15

December 18th, International Migrants Day, was a day of action in support of the Stansted 15 who were convicted of terror-related offences for stopping a deportation charter flight taking off. In doing so they saved…