MOJ consultation – Victims must not be denied compensation because we 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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Stop the Rwanda Deportation Flights

The deportation flight to Rwanda was stopped – a victory for our movement which protested, petitioned and lobbied outside detention centres, the Home Office and around the UK. Legal appeals were bolstered and lawyers hopefully emboldened resulting in the European Court of Human Rights ruling at the last minute that people making an asylum claim …

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Submission to 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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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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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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Women call on MPs to vote vs the Police Bill

Women call on MPs to vote vs the Police Bill We have been campaigning for over a year against both the Police Bill and the Nationality and Borders Bill, from women’s point of view. You may have noticed that women are at the forefront of peaceful protest against poverty, rape and domestic violence, racism and …

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‘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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