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From The Socialist newspaper, 28 March 2018
Bristol Socialist Students join Yarlswood demonstration
Imprisoning refugees is barbaric (Click to enlarge)
Bristol University Socialist Students recently organised a Sudanese lunch, all cooked by Kaba, someone who has been through the asylum process. The meal was a fundraiser for a coach from Bristol and Bath to the 'Surround Yarlswood' demonstration on 24 March.
With over 100 women protesting within Yarlswood immigration detention centre at the inhumane conditions, it is important to show solidarity with those who are incarcerated indefinitely for simply fleeing their home country for safety.
While the government determines whether they have a right to stay in Britain, detainees are detained and subject to demoralisation, psychological stress of an indefinite sentence.
They have not committed any crimes. A BBC Watchdog report raised concerns as to why these women are even detained with the vast majority granted asylum and released into the communities.
Rob Alexander, Bristol Socialist Students
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In The Socialist 28 March 2018:
What we think
Antisemitism slurs: latest attempt to derail Corbynism
Socialist Party workplace news
NEU conference 2018: Strike to take on the Tories
UCU: Strike action forces bosses to retreat but keep the pressure on
NHS pay: Reject the Tories' divide and rule offer
British Museum: Carillion workers demand to be brought back in-house
Victimised recycling strikers uncowed as Hull strike wave builds
Liverpool Uni staff set to fight 220 job losses
Aberdeen bus drivers strike against pay cuts
Migrant cleaners win living wage at Mail
Local elections 2018
For Whom the School Bell Tolls: Our kids or the Tories?
Southampton asks "What will you do to stop education cuts?"
Campaign against Newham academies boosted by victories
Save Free School Meals!
Martin Luther King
The life and legacy of Martin Luther King
Socialist Party news and analysis
Grenfell: survivors not rehoused, inquiry not independent, blocks not safe
Walkout from undercover policing inquiry
Social media - the potential and the limits
Socialist Party reports and campaigns
Tories fear youth revolt - fight for our future
Goldsmiths students occupy and protest in support of UCU strikers
Walthamstow Save Our Square protesters thrown out of city hall for demanding a say
Northern Socialist Party conference
North West Socialist Party conference
Building fund appeal
Bristol Socialist Students join Yarlswood demo
May Day greetings: Lend your support to the fight against the bosses
International socialist news and analysis
France: Pressure mounts on Macron government
USA: Huge 'march for our lives' protests
Russia's predictable presidential election
The Socialist 28 March 2018 |
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