Event: Protest outside the sentencing hearing of serial police rapist David Carrick

Event: Protest outside the sentencing hearing of serial police rapist David Carrick Stop police impunity. Stop arming police rapists, racists & murderers. Stop increasing the power of corrupt police forces over the public – NO Public Order Bill! 9am Monday 6 February 2023, Join us outside Southwark Crown Court, 1 English Grounds, London SE1 2HU …

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Event: London Protests as part of European actions to demand UNHCR provides protection to asylum seekers and refugees

Event: London Protests as part of European actions to demand UNHCR provides protection to asylum seekers and refugees WHEN: Tuesday 10 January, 12.30-1.30pm WHERE: UNHCR, 10 Furnival Street, London, EC4A 1AB Dear friends, Refugees in Libya have called a protest against the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for its abuse and horrendous neglect …

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Fundraiser: Giving Tuesday

Fundraising drive now held open til 31 December Dear Friends and Supporters, We write to ask for a donation towards our work. This is a really hard time for most of us who are facing ever rising prices, low pay and even lower benefits. As a result, many more women and children are trapped with …

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Press:Response to news that a man died after his health deteriorated in Manston

Activists respond to news that a man died after his health deteriorated in Manston Please see another important press release below from Action Against Detention & Deportations.  The death of a man who spent a week incarcerated in Manston detention camp means that a mother has lost her precious son.  The immigration authorities remain suspiciously …

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Call to Action: ‘SHUT MANSTON DOWN’: Groups demand closure of camp

‘SHUT MANSTON DOWN’: GROUPS DEMAND END TO DETENTION CAMP Dear friends, Please see the important press release below from Action Against Detention & Deportations. We are part of this coalition which helped expose the conditions that children, women and men are enduring in Manston detention camp. We would be glad for your help in circulating the …

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Revealed: Met police strip-searched 650 children in two-year period

Revealed: Met police strip-searched 650 children in two-year period Appropriate adults were often absent during the search, and the majority of children were innocent Police data showed that in almost a quarter of cases, an appropriate adult was not present during the strip search Sally Weale and Vikram Dodd Guardian Mon 8 Aug 2022 00.06 BST The children’s …

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Call to action: Against Detention & Deportations

Action Against Detention & Deportations Saturday 10 September, we will be protesting at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Centre to close down detention centres, #StopRwandaplan; the Borders Act which attacks everyone’s right to asylum and protection in the UK. We’re helping organise protests as part of Action Against Detention & Deportations – more details here https://linktr.ee/nodeportations. Last weekend …

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Press: Survivors of childhood abuse campaign for compensation

Survivors of childhood abuse campaign for compensation NADJA, by Leila Hawkins 15/07/2022 Read on NADJA site here People who have experienced childhood abuse in the UK are being denied compensation by a punitive law. Survivors are now campaigning to change this. When *Lucy was 11 years old her grandfather began sexually abusing her. For the …

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Press: How police are failing to protect women

How UK police are failing to protect women NADJA newsletter asked WAR to write this article. To see it published on NADJA’s site click here 09/07/2022 Lisa Longstaff from Women Against Rape writes about how the UK police force is enabling an epidemic of violence against women.  In June a partially leaked report revealed that …

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Call to action: Victims must not be denied compensation because they have a criminal conviction.

MOJ consultation – Victims must not be denied compensation because we have a criminal conviction. Dear friends Ministry of Justice consultation on compensation  Please send your views urgently to this consultation – by 5 August 2022 deadline.  Victims of rape, sexual assault and other violent crimes must not de denied compensation because we have a criminal …

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