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The Stansted 15 avoid jail, government carries out a mass deportation, and train guards beat Northern Rail: an eventful day

Today saw extremely mixed news on the immigration/deportation/borders front, as the Stansted 15 managed to avoid jail time, but the government successfully managed to carry out a charter flight deporting at least 15 people to Jamaica. In a statement, the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6th Feb: Justice for the Stansted 15, stop the Jamaica charter flight

It’s now been announced that Wednesday 6th, the same day as the Stansted 15 sentencing, will now see a mass deportation to Jamaica. End Deportations have put together a template letter for people to send to their MPs, and for … Continue reading

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Stansted 15 solidarity actions, December 18th and February 4th

Two calls for solidarity with the Stansted 15: For International Migrants Day on Tuesday 18 December, activists from all over the UK will stand in solidarity with the Stansted 15, a group of people who stopped a secret charter flight … Continue reading

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‘Out of control’ Home Office should have been in the dock, not us: Stansted 15 respond to guilty verdict

An emergency protest has been called for Tuesday afternoon outside the Home Office in solidarity with the defendants. The Stansted 15 will be appealing this decision, you can donate to their legal costs here. Via Lesbians and Gays Support the … Continue reading

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Stansted 15 trial starts, and other repression news

On October 1st, the Stansted 15, people who blocked a deportation flight and are now facing terror charges that could lead to life imprisonment, will be facing trial at Chelmsford Crown Court. Support is requested throughout the trial. You can … Continue reading

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Round-up: Senate House strike vote, deportation blocked, defendant and hunger strike solidarity

Another quick round-up: hot on the heels of the announcement that BECTU members at Picturehouse Cinemas will be striking on Friday, security guards organised through the IWGB at Senate House have just voted 100% to take strike action, with dates … Continue reading

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Quick notes on anti-Trumpism and current possibilities

The current wave of resistance to Trump’s immigration ban, and the regime in general, is pretty exciting. More than anything else, it makes me think of the 2003 anti-war movement. But, while that movement had some glorious moments, it notably … Continue reading

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