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Rwanda ruling reaction: We will not build a fairer society by punishing those who most need our support

Date: 19 December 2022
Campaigns: Migration

Today, the High Court has ruled that the UK government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is legal. Nick Dearden, our Global Justice Now director, responds: We don’t have […]

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Stop Deportations A4 leaflet

Type: Leaflets
Date: 20 September 2022
Campaigns: Migration

The UK government’s immigration policy is moving from unbridled hostility to outright breaches of its international agreements. We need to take action. Find out more in this A4 leaflet.

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We Rise Manchester

When: 1:30 pm, January 21, 2023
Where: Bridge 5 Mill (formerly MERCi), 22A Beswick Street, Manchester, M4 7HR View on map
Campaigns: Climate, Migration, Pharma, Youth

Join the national gathering of our youth network (under 30s). We Rise is a free event for young people new and old to activism. Register for your FREE place We […]

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Freedom of Movement: Why we need open borders

Type: Leaflets
Date: 18 December 2020
Campaigns: Migration

Even in the middle of a global pandemic, few days go by when migration is not in the news. Migrants have become the perpetual scapegoat, to distract from the damaging anti-social policies of the elite and to boost the votes of demagogues – in the UK and around the world.

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The border regime is a form of global apartheid. Eventually it must fall

By: Global Justice Now
Date: 18 December 2020
Campaigns: Migration, Trade

Even in the middle of a global pandemic, few days go by when migration is not in the news. Migrants have become the perpetual scapegoat, to distract from the damaging anti-social policies of the elite and to boost the votes of demagogues – in the UK and around the world.

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6 ways to mark Windrush Day and challenge the racist hostile environment

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 22 June 2020
Campaigns: Migration

Today is Windrush Day, marking the day 72 years ago when the Empire Windrush ship arrived at Tilbury Docks and gave its name to a generation of migrants from the Caribbean. It’s a day of celebration – but also necessarily a day of confronting injustice. Here’s a reminder of why and how we can re-commit to demanding justice for the Windrush generation and demanding an end to the hostile environment for migrants, once and for all. 

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6 ways to mark Windrush Day and challenge the racist hostile environment

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 22 June 2020
Campaigns: Migration

Today is Windrush Day, marking the day 72 years ago when the Empire Windrush ship arrived at Tilbury Docks and gave its name to a generation of migrants from the Caribbean. […]

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Our online fundraiser to support displaced communities in Calais proves social distancing doesn’t mean social apathy

By: Hiba Ahmad
Date: 13 May 2020
Campaigns: Migration

On Wednesday 6 May, Our Future Now (OFN) held an online fundraiser in support of the work of Calais Food Collective (CFC), an organisation providing essential food services for displaced communities in Calais and Dunkirk in France. Over 2000 refugees from various war-torn places are currently displaced in Northern France, and have found themselves in a perpetual state of uncertainty and marginalisation as European countries reject their claims to asylum.

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Covid-19 in Calais – a harsher hostile environment

By: Josh Evans-Jesra
Date: 5 May 2020
Campaigns: Migration

Displaced communities in Calais are on the frontlines of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The migrants living in precarious conditions at the UK-French border have been left without support and are facing hostility and violence from the state. I’ve been volunteering in Calais and have seen first-hand how the outbreak of coronavirus has rendered an already bleak and desperate situation far bleaker. We must stand in solidarity with migrants in Calais and everywhere.

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Who has the right to be free? Thoughts from Freedom of Movement 2.0

By: Elias
Date: 9 March 2020
Campaigns: Migration

On Saturday 15 February, Global Justice Now and their London youth group Our Future Now, hosted Freedom of Movement 2.0, ‘a day of workshops, panel discussions, poetry and live music […]

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