imc-uk-features | 07.10.2005 16:00 | Migration
In Bolton, Manchester a demonstration took place against Section 9 and in support of the Sukula family, who were forced to flee from Kinshasa in the Congo after being beaten and victimised. See Sheffield Feature | Sukula family call | Manchester NoBorder
At the same time 800 took part in a march and rally in Glasgow [pic], which came just days after the deportation of the Kosovan Vucaj family who were snatched in a dawn raid by immigration officials. Robina Qureshi, director of PAIH, said: "These are messages from ordinary Scottish people. And our message is clear - no more dawn raids in this city". [ Background: 1 | 2 | 3 | Photoblog ]
In London a protest was held at Communication House [pics] - the "reporting and enforcement centre" of the Immigration and Nationality Department - where refugees have to 'sign on' and where many have been detained before deportation.
Meanwhile police killed five migrants during a mass breach of the Moroccan / Spanish Border -See reports 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Indymedia Estrecho