pirate | 23.04.2007 15:26 | Transnational Day of Action Against Migration Controls | Gender | Social Struggles | London | World
A gay Nigerian is facing threat of deportation TONIGHJT APRIL 23.
pls see if below to try to help stop this..
Nigeria is one of the worst places in Africa at the moment for homophobia..
London No Borders Detainee Support Group | 20.04.2007 23:53
Gay Nigerian activist and asylum seeker Jack Monday Ikegwu faces imminent removal to Nigeria. There is a warrant for his arrest on the basis of his sexuality. His life is in danger. Urgent support is required to stop the removal and enable his solicitors to lodge a fresh claim.
Jack Monday Ikegwu, is a young gay asylum seeker currently detained
at Colnbrook Removal Centre, who faces imminent removal to Nigeria on
Monday 23rd of April on Virgin Atlantic flight VS651 to Lagos,
Nigeria at 22.30hrs. Since his temporary release from detention last
January, Jack has been has been active in fighting for and supporting
migrants and asylum seeker in the UK with London NoBorders, the
detainee support group and other groups.
Jack has experienced persecution and torture because of his sexuality and a warrant for his arrest exists. If he is removed to Nigeria, his life is in danger. Please take immediate action in solidarity.
To find out more information about Jack's case and to access model letters and contact details for the Home Office and Virgin airlines, who will be carrying out the removal unless we stop it, visit
London No Borders Detainee Support Group