On Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th February, These Walls Must Fall is involved in hosting the Sheffield and Leeds editions of the ‘Knowing Border Violence: Introducing Manus Prison Theory’ talks with Behrouz Boochani, author of ‘No Friend But the Mountains’.
Following a weekend of action organised by Sheffield groups, this meeting will help us to plan together to build the Sheffield campaign to end immigration detention. All are welcome – experienced campaigners and especially new folk!
Mount Pleasant Park FC held a football match outside Vulcan House, the Home Office building in Sheffield. We met up with some of the team, to ask them what propmpted this action, and how they went about planning it.
Right to Remain, ASSIST, South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group and Campaign to Defend Asylum Seekers are hosting two training sessions this June for people concerned about immigration detention.
There’s a protest organised for this coming Saturday at Morton Hall detention centre near Lincoln. Here’s some background, first published by Right to Remain at the time of the last inspection report on the centre in 2017.