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‘Immigration detention: A culture of death self harm and trauma’

THE JESUIT Refugee Service UK (JRS UK)’s report ‘Detained and Dehumanised: The impact of immigration detention’ draws from the accounts of 27 forcibly displaced people supported by...

Scrap Tories’ ‘Hostile Environment’ – demand Human Rights lawyers on 72nd...

YESTERDAY, campaigners marked the 72nd anniversary of the landing of the Empire Windrush, bringing hundreds people to live and work here from the Caribbean,...

Israel steps up detentions of Palestinians and bulldozing of land

THE Israeli army detained 340 Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip during the month of May, including 25 minors...

Black Lives Matter: 60,000 Rally And March In London

SIXTY THOUSAND youth and older workers joined the Black Lives Matter march in London on Saturday, from Parliament Square to the Home Office, then...

‘Capitalism is a system which has to go!’

‘IT IS CAPITALISM as a system which has to go,’ artist Harlow Welldon said on the 35,000 strong protest last Wednesday in Hyde Park,...

35,000 gather at Marble Arch – BLACK LIVES MATTER!

35,000 WORKERS and youth rallied yesterday at Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, to insist that ‘Black Lives Matter’ and give their 100% support to the...

15th May 1948 – The day hundreds of thousands of Palestinians...

THE 15th of May 1948 was an extraordinary day for the Palestinian people, it was the day when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians lost...

ILO urged to take action to protect the rights of ...

OVER 60 signatories comprising Palestinian human rights groups and non-governmental organisations have sent a joint open letter from Ramallah to the International Labour Organisation...

Fire rips through Greek refugee camp

A FIRE has ripped through one of Greece’s largest refugee camps after the death of an Iraqi woman sparked an uprising. The blaze late on...

100 Refugee Doctors Sign Up For Battle Against Covid-19

OVER 100 refugee doctors are signed up to become vital medical support staff – as unregistered UK doctors in Britain, many of them from...

GREEK DOCTORS DEMAND ‘PUT AN END TO PRIVATE SECTOR’ – fill...

THE Greek National Health Service doctors’ union OENGE has called on all doctors, trades unions, trades councils and social association to ‘organise jointly mobilisations...

Greece quarantines Ritsona camp refugees

GREECE has quarantined a refugee camp in the country’s mainland – home to 2,300 people – for at least two weeks after 20 of...

14-DAY LOCKDOWN IN PALESTINIAN WEST BANK –as Palestine confirms 59 coronavirus...

Life came to a standstill in all West Bank cities and towns on Monday as the curfew and strict lockdown Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad...

Israel encourages coronavirus outbreak amongst Palestinian prisoners!

PALESTINIAN prisoners have again rejected their meals in protest against the Israeli Prison Service’s plans to stop supplying 140 products – including cleaning products...

Hamas demands immediate release of Palestinian detainees in Saudi Arabia

A Hamas spokes-man has condemned the continued detention and prosecution of Palestinian figures in Saudi Arabia over their support for the Palestinian resistance movement, and...

‘OPEN THE DOORS TO THE REFUGEES’ – urge 20,000 marchers in...

‘OPEN the doors to the refugees,’ demanded 20,000 marchers in Athens on Thursday. Some 20,000 people marched through Athens on Thursday night calling for the...

FIFTY-SEVEN TURKISH SOLDIERS KILLED IN IDLIB –‘Erdogan using terrorism to achieve...

THE TURKISH military has announced the death of at least one of its soldiers and the injury of nine others in an attack in...

Refugees Must Be Welcomed – The Bosses Must Be Sent...

FOLLOWING the successes of the Syrian army’s drive into Idlib province, President Erdogan of Turkey has begun to carry out his revenge policy. Since the...

Israeli army attacks Syrian army positions near Golan Heights! –while Japan...

THE Government of Japan has signed a contribution agreement worth $22.4 million with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine refugees...

Home Office is ‘institutionally racist’! The way to end the ‘hostile...

THE HOME Office is ‘institutionally racist’. This is the verdict of the first draft of the ‘lessons learned’ review by Wendy Williams, HM Inspector...

Charter Flight Deportations ‘Forcing Families Apart’

A TOTAL of 17 people were deported on a chartered flight by the Johnson government to Jamaica early on Tuesday morning. The action was condemned...

Stop mass deportation flight today! – demand 150 MPs and Lords

THE MASS deportation flight due to leave today with 50 people on board who came to the UK as children must be stopped! over...

Tory ‘hostile environment’ programme alive and kicking – Stop mass...

THE PLANNED deportation of 50 people to Jamaica, many of whom came to the UK as children, shows that the Tories racist hounding of immigrant...

Palestinian police lieutenant shot dead in Jenin police station by Israeli...

THOUSANDS of Palestinians joined the funeral procession of a Palestinian police lieutenant on Friday who was killed a day earlier from Israeli military gunfire. Thousands...

‘Stop shameful deportations!’ of people who came to the UK as...

THE GOVERNMENT must end the deportation of foreign-born offenders who came to the UK as children, according to a draft report into the Windrush...

Fresh Windrush Scandal – Mass Protest To Stop Deportation

AN ANGRY demonstration of over 200 shouting ‘Stop charter flights’ blocked Whitehall for an hour on Thursday evening. The protest was called to prevent a...

ISRAEL ACCUSED OF ‘TRAFFICKING WITH HUMAN BODIES’ – Jerusalem Legal Aid...

FOR the first time, Israel has provided a list of names and place of burial of 123 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces and whose...

Israel Is Blocking Gaza Gas And Selling It To Egypt

ISRAEL IS currently preventing gas from entering the Gaza Strip and is selling it to Egypt – while Palestinians inside the Gaza Strip are...

Mexican forces attack caravan

CHILDREN went missing yesterday as a US-bound caravan of refugees clashed with Mexican forces under instruction from President Trump to block them from entering...

‘The UK is deliberately preventing child refugees from being with their...

The UK government is deliberately and destructively preventing child refugees from being with their families, Amnesty International UK, the Refugee Council and Save the...

Investigation Into Israeli War Crimes To Begin

AT LONG last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that ‘all the statutory criteria...

There Is No Christmas Truce For Palestinians As Israel Attacks Both...

ISRAELI warplanes at dawn yesterday launched a series of airstrikes against several posts across the besieged Gaza Strip, causing extensive material damage. WAFA’s correspondent reported...

1,800 will spend Christmas in an immigration detention centre!

UK GOVERNMENT figures show that over 1,800 people in Britain will spend the Christmas holiday incarcerated in immigration detention centres, prompting calls to end...

Hanan Ashrawi meets Swedish Consul – both stress the need for...

MEMBER of the Executive Committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation Hanan Ashrawi has met the Swedish Consul-General to Palestine, Jessica Olausson, in Ramallah. The two...

Israel Bars Gaza Christians From Holy Sites This Xmas In...

CHRISTIANS from the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy sites in Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year, the so-called...

China rejects all Israeli measures aimed at annexing the Jordan Valley...

CHINA’S new special envoy on Middle East affairs, ambassador Zhai Jun, confirmed today his country’s rejection of all Israeli measures aimed at annexing the...

Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister al-Malki visits The Hague to open discussions...

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Riad al-Malki, has discussed in The Hague with the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda,...

‘Day Of Rage Is The Beginning Of A Mass Uprising Against...

PALESTINIAN factions rallied and protested throughout the occupied Palestinian territories on Tuesday against the latest US position that claims Israeli settlements are not inconsistent...

Israel is shutting down the Palestinian institutions

‘ISRAEL is attempting to erase Palestinian presence in Jerusalem by shutting more Palestinian institutions,’ Hanan Ashrawi, an Executive Committee member of the Palestine Liberation...

Palestinian PM Denounces Pompeo’s Declaration!

PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has denounced US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s declaration that the US no longer considers the Israeli settlements in...

The coup d’etat in Bolivia! – Statement by the Bartolina Sisa...

‘FOR many years the extreme right in Bolivia, based in the oil and gas rich east of the country and very much controlled by...

Halt The Israeli Onslaught On Gaza! Labour Must Recognise State Of...

TWO MORE Palestinians were killed yesterday morning in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip, said medical officials, bringing the number of Palestinians...

French police storm refugee camps in northern Paris

FRENCH police stormed the make-shift refugees camps in northern Paris, tearing down tents and ‘escorting’ families and individuals on to coaches. French police forcibly evicted...

‘Defeating terrorists in Idlib key to ending the eight-year war’

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has described the defeat of the Takfiri terrorists holed up in Idlib as the key to ending the eight-year...

History of NHS nursing NEW EXHIBITION AT RCN’S LONDON HQ

IN THE centenary year of nurse registration, a new exhibition is charting the history of the journey from the Nurses Registration Act in 1919...

1-metre rule abandoned when schools re-open! – parents to be fined...

THE ONE-METRE distancing rule is to be abandoned in schools when they open in September, the Tory government announced yesterday to the alarm of...