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North East Info

Wed, 10/04/2013 - 02:37
No Borders North East is not meeting at the moment, but there’s loads of other stuff to get involved in! To find out about similar anti-capitalist, anti-racist groups and actions in the area you can send an email to cannylittlelibrary[@]gmail.com check out cannylittlelibrary.tumblr.com also check out stopg4s.net

Protest at G4S AGM accuses company of violating human rights

Fri, 22/06/2012 - 13:39
7 June, 2012 – 19:39 — London NoBorders Protest at G4S AGM accuses company of violating human rights Thursday June 7 2012 * Shareholders handed an alternative annual report detailing violations * G4S contracts with Israeli Prison Service condemned as three Palestinian prisoners enter 81st day of hunger strike * Company accused of hiring establishment [...]

G4S – Corporate Watch report

Tue, 29/05/2012 - 21:19
New report on G4S private security profiteers, and the ongoing resistance to them available now at http://www.corporatewatch.org/?lid=4343  

Traveller Solidarity Network Info Tour in North East

Sat, 10/03/2012 - 10:59
Many Gypsies, Roma and Travellers face harrasment and repression and suffer forced evictions for who they are, and for leading the lifestyle they have lived for centuries The Traveller Solidarity Network, is touring the country throughout the month of March to build links between local settled people and Traveller sites. A short film of interviews [...]

More on G4S and housing

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 20:22
The Institute of Race Relations today reproduced a letter signed by academics in the Yorkshire region expressing concerns over the awarding of a housing contract to a private company. Read the full letter here More information is also online in this campaign briefing by South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group.  

Securing whose world?

Tue, 31/01/2012 - 02:08
Notorious G4S to get housing contract in north east Late last year, G4S were announced as the preferred bidders for the contract for housing in the north east for people seeking sanctuary. The formal contract is due to be awarded in February. Background: People arriving in the UK in search of sanctuary were once able [...]

News from No Borders North East

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 21:08
2011 involved a variety of actions, talks and events for No Borders North East… Actions included some of the group travelling to Dale Farm, a site home to travellers who were threatened with eviction.  Residents and visitors worked hard to resist eviction together, including building barricades, securing people’s homes and mounting challenges in the law [...]

2011 immigration & asylum news review by NCADC

Thu, 29/12/2011 - 16:58
The National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns is a UK organisation which supports community-led campaigns for justice in the asylum and immigration system, with a focus on supporting people facing forced removal. Their news service gives up to date information on immigration and asylum issues. See their review of stories from 2011 here, including on the [...]

North Shields Charter Flight Protest

Thu, 22/12/2011 - 15:39
More info on charter flights http://stopdeportations.wordpress.com/about-charter-flights/ No Borders! No Nations! Stop Deportations!  

Charter flight protests

Mon, 19/12/2011 - 11:57
Last week saw protests against a UK charter flight to Sri Lanka, in which  activists struck at the heart of the Government’s “unjust deportation machine”, and blocked the road outside Colnbrook and Harmondsworth immigration prisons with ‘lock-on’ devices and a tripod. Today, Monday 19 Dec, the UK Border Agency are carrying out a mass deportation [...]

Dale Farm updates

Wed, 21/09/2011 - 23:07
On Monday 19th September, after a stressful day of waiting for the 1st attempt by baliffs to enter Dale Farm travellers site  -  which certainly would have been repelled – residents and their supporters could relax for a couple of days thanks to a rare positive intervention on the part of the travellers from a [...]

Dale Farm call out – eviction date announced

Tue, 06/09/2011 - 00:10
Solidarity is needed at Dale Farm, Essex, with ongoing activities against the upcoming forced eviction of 90 families. Basildon Council has said the eviction is planned to take place week beginning 19th September 2011, when electricity supplies will also be cut. Dale Farm residents are calling on supporters to come and help them stop the [...]