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Six decades of Colombian conflict
Latin America

Six decades of Colombian conflict

Colombia has lived for more than 50 years with internal conflict, fuelled by many groups: the Armed Forces, paramilitary groups, the Government, drug cartels and guerrillas. They have put more than 40 million people in great danger; people who have neither wanted nor have caused this conflict. Laura Sánchez The […]

The Hunger Strike
United Kingdom

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
United Kingdom

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 […]