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UK No Border Camp 2007 Newswire Archive

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Wed 16th: Demo in solidarity to the Harmondsworth detainees

11-04-2008 11:31

Althogh many detainees have resumed eating following the repression, some are still on hunger strike. The repression continues, we just had news that another of the hunger strikers has been taken and put in isolation. The detainees want us to demonstrate and make their voice heard.

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Reminder: Demo at the Home Office Fiday 11th noon

09-04-2008 20:21

Stop handcuffing and manhandling asylum seekers in the detention centres and forcibly deporting them!

End detention and deportation!

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Harmondsworth: solidarity needed

09-04-2008 13:48

Please write urgently to the Home Secretary and ask others to do the same.

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Violence used to break hunger strike in Harmondsworth

08-04-2008 10:29

On Saturday 5th April , between 5 and 6 in the morning, around 50 police in riot gear entered Harmodsworth immigration removal centre and took 30 detainees away. Most of them have been put in isolation or into common prisons, effectively preventing them from communicating with the outside.

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Harmodsworth repression

06-04-2008 19:34

It is official: some detainees have been assaulted and injuried when the riot police intervened to break the hunger strike and took 30 detainees out Harmondsworth IRC.

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Repression of the Harmondsworth detainees' protest

05-04-2008 12:11

Riot police intervene to break the hunger strike

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Harmondsworth detainees' petition

04-04-2008 14:01

Original text of the petition written by the Harmondsworth detainees on hunger strike.

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Harmondsworth detainees on hunger strike

04-04-2008 09:03

From this morning 300 detainees in Harmondsworth are refusing food.

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Harmondsworth protest update

02-04-2008 12:33

The detainees (allegedly over 100) who spent the night in the courtyard went back inside this morning. Most are still refusing food. There are fights breaking out this moment because the guards were taunting the detainees over food.

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Harmodsworth detainees protest, 1st April 2008

01-04-2008 20:17

Since this morning at 9am, all - or the majority at least- of immigration detainees at Harmondsworth removal centre have being refusing food and have been in peaceful occupation of the courtyard.
'We are human beings, we want to be treated with dignity we shall stay in the coutyard until our demands are heard.'

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News/Community support Thursday 27th March 2008

27-03-2008 18:12

Inhumane and oppressive': the final verdict on Britain's asylum policy
The most comprehensive examination of the UK's asylum system ever conducted has found it "marred by inhumanity" and "not yet fit for purpose".

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NCADC North West News & Events Listing

21-03-2008 15:09

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