03/03/2015

Today was the judicial review of Aderonke's asylum claim

#‎AsylumforAderonke‬

Today was the judicial review of Aderonke's asylum claim. A long day in court 10am until 4.15pm. The outcome will not be known for another three weeks. We are all thinking of you Aderonke.

Such a fantastic turn out of support for Aderonke. Here are some photos of the day (2 pics courtesy of Right to Remain).






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Below is a link to The Independent's article on the day's proceedings, highlighting the Home Office's use of outdated stereotypes about lesbian and gay people.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/home-office-says-nigerian-asylumseeker-cant-be-a-lesbian-as-shes-got-children-10083385.html

Channel 4 News Yarl's Wood undercover investigation

#SHUTDOWNYARLSWOOD #SETHERFREE

If you missed Channel 4 News Yarl's Wood undercover investigation then check out their website - link below.

Many LISG members have been locked up in Yarl's Wood detention centre, not knowing when they will be released.
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Which country locks up female asylum seekers including pregnant women, who have fled rape, torture, gender violence in their country of origin? The UK!! Guarded by male private security guards.

"Headbutt the b***h. I'd beat her up." - Yarl's Wood employee

http://www.channel4.com/news/yarls-wood-immigration-removal-detention-centre-investigation