There has never been justice for Jimmy Mubenga, but this weekend a nationwide mobilisation will seek to mark the 10th anniversary of his death and call for justice for all those killed by British immigration policies.
Refugees & Asylum
This systematic review aims to summarise the current body of evidence for the prevalence of mental illness in global refugee populations and overcome methodological limitations of individual studies.
In the UK, there is often a perception that racism is not as prevalent an issue as it is in the US. Yet, as BLM protests have erupted across the globe the UK’s overt and covert racism has come to a head.
In March the Immigration & Refugee Board of Canada postponed all in-person hearings for asylum claims until at least April. On March 20, the government announced it would close its borders to asylum seekers from other countries.
Buea, Cameroon – A former African asylum seeker in the United Kingdom has authored a book titled ‘‘The Pride of an African Migrant’, which will be released on May 4 by Pierced Rock Press’.
From December 2019, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees organized the first Global Refugee Forum. The Forum came exactly a year after the U.N. General Assembly affirmed the Global Compact on Refugees.
The family of the young Guatemalan girl who died in the custody of US border officials after crossing the border is disputing the American government’s claim that she had not had food or water for days beforehand.
Last year 12,666 people were forcibly deported from the UK – an average of nearly 35 people every day, often on commercial flights filled with holidaymakers, families and business travellers.