Submission: Sentencing Council’s Consultation on Perverting the Course of Justice

Submission to Sentencing Council’s Consultation on Perverting the Course of Justice Guidelines 22 June 2022 Introduction WAR is a multiracial grassroots women’s organisation set up in 1976. It provides practical support to victims of all types of sexual and domestic violence, and it campaigns for changes in the systems of criminal justice, asylum and compensation. …

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In the media: compensation denied for criminal convictions

EXCLUSIVE: Sex abuse victim denied compo after bringing Rottweiler to collect overdue pay cheque The compensation has been denied because the victims had an unspent conviction on their record, and campaigners say that this discriminates against people who have committed a minor crime This is an interview with Kim Mitchell who has been working with WAR …

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In the media: The campaign against the Nationality & Borders Act will go on

The campaign against the Nationality & Borders Act will go on ON April 28 the Nationality & Borders Act became law. It was voted through by members of parliament despite determined opposition in the House of Lords. At the last stage the Labour Party caved in and the bill was voted through. So now there …

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In the media: Female refugees condemn Home Secretary’s Rwanda deal as ‘modern-day slavery’

Female refugees condemn Home Secretary’s Rwanda deal as ‘modern-day slavery’ FEMALE refugees from Africa condemned Home Secretary Priti Patel’s Rwanda deal as modern-day slavery today during a protest against the Nationality & Borders Bill. Members of the All African Women’s Group (AAWG) of asylum-seekers warned that the lives of people sent to the East African …

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Event: House of Lords MUST STAND FIRM! Scrap the Nationality & Borders Bill

House of Lords MUST STAND FIRM! Scrap the Nationality & Borders Bill PROTEST: Tues 26 April 1-3pm Old Palace Yard Westminster London On Tuesday the racist Nationality and Borders Bill comes back to the Lords, at the same time as the hated Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill, which undermines the right to protest. Both these …

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In the media: ‘Shortage occupations’ change is not such good news for asylum seekers

‘Shortage occupations’ change is not such good news for asylum seekers THE shortage of care workers had led the government to expand the list of “shortage occupations” and allow asylum seekers who have been waiting more than 12 months for a home office decision to apply to work in this sector. This seems like good …

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Statement: The Nationality and Borders Bill is an attack on women

The Nationality and Borders Bill is an attack on women The Nationality and Borders Bill is currently in the House of Lords committee stage. It is due back to the Lords on 28 February, 2 and 8 March. The Bill will then go back to the House of Commons where it is likely that the …

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In the media: ‘Defending this racist, male supremacist force’

Defending this racist, male supremacist force’ Hampstead & Highgate Express  Opinion: View from the Street Published: 8:52 AM February 9, 2022 Ms Kristina O’Connor was assaulted in a street robbery in Kentish Town in 2011. When she reported it, DS James Mason, called her “amazingly hot” and asked her out. A disciplinary hearing found him guilty …

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Briefing: proposed amendments to reduce the devastating effect of the Nationality & Borders Bill on traumatised victims of rape and domestic violence

Briefing and proposed amendments to reduce the devastating effect of the Nationality & Borders Bill on traumatised victims of rape and domestic violence https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/FaithFinal.mp4 Contact: asylumfromrape@womenagainstrape.net 020 7482 2496, @AgainstRape Introduction Women Against Rape (WAR) has been supporting women seeking asylum from rape for the last thirty years. Since 2002, WAR has worked closely with the …

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Protest: women oppose Police Crime Sentencing & Courts Bill

URGENT: women oppose Police Crime Sentencing & Courts Bill & Nationality & Borders Bill Update: National Day of Action Join WAR & Women of Colour GWS at the London protest against both the Police Bill and the Nationality & Borders Bill, meet 12 noon, Lincolns Inn Fields WC2A 3TL. Two planned protests have merged, check …

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