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Category: Protest and meetings

[The Guardian] The new arrivals The new arrivals ‘A lottery’: asylum system is unjust, say Home Office whistleblowers Three former staffers describe ‘cut and paste’ decisions and rushed, biased interviews with asylum seekers

The British asylum process is a lottery and many asylum interviews are rushed, biased and resolved by “cut and paste” decisions by overworked Home Office staff, whistleblowers have told the Guardian. Former staff employed in deciding asylum claims said some colleagues had a harsh, even abusive, attitude towards applicants,...

Refugee Rights – Model motion

    For asylum seekers right to work. This trade union branch/body notes that: We are now witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. An unprecedented 65.6 million people around the world have been uprooted from their homes by war and environmental catastrophes. Among them are nearly 22.5...

Refugee Rights Campaign meeting Socialism 2017

Refugee Rights have successfully organised their biggest meeting on the 11th November as part of Socialism 2017 – a weekend full of discussion in which over 1,000 trade unionists, workers, students, activist and campaigners have taken part. The discussion organised by Tamil Solidarity and Refugee Rights, titled “Trade Union...

தொழிற்சங்க மயமாகும் அகதிகள் பிரச்சனைகள்

       தொழிற்சங்க மயமாகும் அகதிகள் பிரச்சனைகள்   அண்மையில் SKYNEWS எனப்படும் ஆங்கில ஊடகம் பிரித்தானியாவில் அகதி அந்தஸ்த்து கோருபவர்கள் நிலையை படம்பிடித்து காட்டியது. உலகின் 6ஆவது பணக்கார நாட்டில் அகதி தஞ்சம் கோருவோர் சமூகத்தில்  ஒதுக்கப்பபடும் மனிதர்களாக நிலைமை மோசமடைந்து உள்ளது. தங்குமிட வசதிகள் , மருத்துவ உதவிகள் , சட்ட ஆலோசனை உதவிகள் ஏதும் சரிவர கிடைக்காமல் பலரின் நிலைமை இவ்வாறே உள்ளது.  வேலை செய்வதற்கான...

Fighting for rights on May Day

Various trade unionists and left groups came together to celebrate interational workers’ day on 1 May. The Refugee Rights Campaign together with Tamil Solidarity also took part in the May Day celebration. The Tamil-speaking people who took part put forward demands such as the right to work for all,...

Protest condemning racist attack on Reker Ahmed in Croydon

The Refugee Rights Campaign strongly condemns the racist attack on Reker Ahmed, a young Kurdish refugee. 17 year-old Reker was assaulted on 31 March in Croydon and was left unconsious. There was widespread outrage at this attack The Refugee Rights Campaign took part in a solidarity protest on 8...

March Against Racism – National Demo for Anti-Racism Day

Please come to the March against racism on Saturday 18th -March Meet at Great portland street (near oxford street station on central line) Please mail admin@refugeerightscampaign.org for more details. or call Mugunthan 07854556894  ...

Refugee Rights Public meeting

Refugee Rights, a campaign initiated by Tamil Solidarity held its first Public Meeting on the 18th Feb at Unite the Union office in Holborn. This was attended by over 60 young refugees, Tamil Solidarity members and a legal representative. The meeting was organised in two sessions: The first session...

Public Meeting: Defending Refugees, Fighting Deportation

The Refugee Rights campaign and Tamil Solidarity organised an open discussion, ‘Defending Refugees, Fighting Deportation’, on Saturday 12 November at the Institute of Education in central London. It was part of ‘Socialism 2016’, a weekend of discussion and debate hosted by the Socialist Party. The discussion centred on the...