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New votes
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New votes

For those who turned of age before 6th May this year, the option to vote in the general election became available to them. However, that does not mean the majority took part in the election or care. Sabina Cao Known as being apathetic and disengaged from politics, youth voters could […]

The Hunger Strike
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The Hunger Strike

Sabina Cao On 1st March, immigrants living in Italy and France “folded their arms” for 24 hours to show the wide-reaching influence they have. This “Day Without Immigrants” represented their protest against the racism and contempt they face every day. Similar to the one-day boycott of businesses and schools in […]

My time in Yarl’s Wood
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My time in Yarl’s Wood

Laureine Elodie… I arrived in Yarl’s Wood on Friday 12th. Immigration and police officers broke into my house at 6.30am on that day and took me to the detention centre with my two children, 3 years old and 11 months. In Yarl’s Wood we were locked in the room while […]

Stop the War
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Stop the War

Tony Blair’s highly anticipated appearance on Friday 29 January had more than reporters buzzing. The Stop the the War Coalition (stopwar.org.uk) was looking for answers from Blair about his motives decisions and actions prior to the “most disastrous foreign policy decision of the past half century”. After deeming the Iraq […]