The People’s History Museum have once again programmed a series of informative, inspiring and empowering Radical Lates. This December, they will be holding an online conversation, where you can meet the activists working on the ground to end immigration detention.
The Government’s current immigration policy allows people who do not (yet) have leave to remain in the UK, or those who’s leave to remain has expired, to be locked up like prisoners or deported. In recent weeks there have also been suggestions of moving these detention centres to off-shore facilities, bringing the issue to the forefront and inspiring some tempestuous debate. These centres lock people up behind bars and barbed wire and are heavily guarded, these are people who haven’t committed crimes.
The groups, who will be discussing how you can get involved in fighting these issues locally, include: Amnesty International’s Manchester group, Gatwick Detainee Welfare Group, Lesbian Immigration Support Group, Manchester City of Sanctuary, Manchester Immigration Detainee Support Team, RAPAR, Safety4Sisters and These Walls Must Fall. Join them online to hear about the work they’re currently doing and what they have planned for the future.
Meet the activists is just one of the Radical Lates in the People’s History Museum’s provocative series. Check out their website for details of more events.