Action Alert: Oppose the Nationality and Borders Bill

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE THE NATIONALITY & BORDERS BILL The Nationality and Borders Bill undermines everyone’s right to claim asylum, protection and safety. It introduces a two-tier system so that regardless of what horrors people are fleeing from they will be first of all judged on the way they arrived in the UK. Anyone arriving by …

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Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill

Why women oppose the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill Women Against Rape & Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike We have been organising for decades for protection and justice from a pandemic of sexual and domestic violence against women and children, reinforced by policies of austerity that target us, undermining our financial independence and …

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Statement Opposing the Nationality & Borders Bill

THE NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL IS BASED ON LIES The Bill is another attempt to “divide and rule”.  Home Secretary, Priti Patel (whose racism is finally being publicly called out including by much loved footballers) tried to fuel hostility against people fleeing for their lives by saying that “vulnerable women and children” are being “elbowed” …

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UP FROM DESTITUTION

Register for free LAUNCH OF a survey of women seeking asylum and making immigration applications in the UK. Nearly half of the women surveyed had no income at all and 60% are living on an income so low that they are officially destitute. PANEL INCLUDES: All African Women’s Group (AAWG) – a self-help group of …

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Sex attack victims denied compensation ‘because of unpaid TV licences’

Sex attack victims denied compensation ‘because of unpaid TV licences’ Josh Layton Nearly 1,000 reported victims of sexual assault have been denied compensation with many said to have had their claims rejected due to minor rule breaking. The applicants had requests turned down for convictions including not owning a TV licence, shoplifting and sex work, …

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Abolish Detention: No To Hassockfield

Abolish Detention – No to Hassockfield https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/ConRT_1.mp4 Cristel Amiss, Global Women Against Deportations – part of the grassroots campaign calling for an end to building Hassockfield – a new detention Centre for women – planned by the Home Secretary.  “The systematic racist and sexist abuse that is detention and deportation must end – many more …

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Evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Police, Crime, Courts & Sentencing Bill

Evidence to Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Police, Crime, Courts and Sentencing Bill Please see our answers below each of the Committee’s questions in its Terms of Reference, which are in italics Does the power to extract information from electronic devices set out in Chapter 3 of Part 2 of the Bill comply …

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ACTION ALERT: Oppose the “New Immigration” Plan

Proposals in the New Immigration Plan are now being put forward as legislation in the Nationality and Borders Bill currently making its way through parliament. The government’s New Immigration Plan introduces a two-tier system so that anyone entering the UK by a so-called illegal route will no longer be entitled to full refugee status. Instead, …

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