Migrants

In memory of Jimmy Mubenga
Migrants

In memory of Jimmy Mubenga

On the 12th of October, the Angolan citizen Jimmy Mubenga suffered a collapse on a British Airways airplane on which he was being deported to his country of origin, while being accompanied by three members of security from the G4S company. His death was declared in the hospital where he […]

No Borders
Migrants Multiculture

No Borders

On 07 September 2010, Iraqis faced brutal attacks from UK border patrol on a mass deportation flight; in August 2010, 80 African refugees were evicted from their Calais home; also in August 2010, 147 detainees in the Campsfield Immigration Removal Centre went on hunger strike. Lori DeGolyer These are just […]

‘The Empire Strikes Back’ and more
Migrants Multiculture

‘The Empire Strikes Back’ and more

This Friday, 24 September, Hands Off Venezuela will be screening two short films in wake of the elections in Venezuela on 26 September, 2010. The films to be shown are: ‘The Empire Strikes Back,’ illustrating the media’s image manipulation of Hugo Chavez and ‘Call For Solidarity,’ where Venezuelan people express […]

Against the Machine: Stopping Deportation
Migrants Multiculture

Against the Machine: Stopping Deportation

During the month of June 2010, an innovative group of protestors presented the Carlson Wagonlit Travel Agency (CWT) with the “Deportation Profiteer of the Year” award. In the month preceding the campaign, the CWT won a contract with the UK Border Agency to sign on as the official transporter of […]