OPPOSE GOVERNMENT MOVES TO SCRAP the Human
and defend everyone’s right to family life
A "Bleak House"
for Our Times: An investigation into Yarl's Wood Removal
by Legal Action for Women
research based on the experiences of over 130 women detained in
Yarl’s Wood Removal Centre explodes the myth that the asylum
system is “fast but fair” and that most asylum seekers are
“bogus”, and instead demonstrates that most of those deemed
“bogus” have never had a chance to present their case.
£2.50 individuals; £5.00 organisations + p+p
All African Women's Group -- Speech at Yarls Wood Demo - Video,
to the Joint Committee on Human Rights, UK Parliament, 2007
confiscated from woman in detention, Oct 2008
victims denied refuge in Britain"
Letter to The Guardian:
It was women asylum seekers, with the support of grassroots
organisations like ours who led ferocious protests against
this return to Dickensian pauperism.
Morning Star Opinion:
Adams hails the role of women in the fight to repeal the
Section 55 anti-refugee legislation".
Children damaged by
Wednesday July 27, 2005
“Vulnerable Face New Heartbreak”
June 2003, Funding asylum
NGOs: To defend human rights or to embed us with the Home
Autumn 2002, "Desperately
Seeking Asylum, The Hell of rape survivors" article
Green World 37
June 2002, "In
Defence of Asylum"
Guardian letters with 39 signatories from
organisations and prominent
representation can kill",
Key article in
New Law Journal March 1997 David
Burgess demonstrates how one young woman was failed by the
Home Office, the courts and her solicitors