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Leeds transport to Demo #ShutDownMortonHall

AddressGround Floor, 23 - 25 Wharf Street
CityLeeds
AtWharf Chambers
CountyKent (GB073)
Date20/01/2018
Hours10:30
CategoriaEvents
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Ground Floor, 23 - 25 Wharf Street
Leeds
Wharf Chambers
Kent (GB073)
Tel 2018-01-20
Categoria Events

“STOP DEATHS IN DETENTION: SHUT DOWN DETENTION CENTRES” Shut Down Morton Hall IRC Protest ** BOOK YOUR PLACE ASAP BY TEXTING 07466699812 ** Leeds transport: leaving Wharf Chambers LS2 7EQ 10.30am returning 4.30pm. **It's really helpful if you only book if you definitely can come and do so asap so we know numbers. If you need to cancel please let us know asap so we can offer your place to someone else.** Donations towards vehicle hire & fuel appreciated. Please donate if you can so we can cover costs to make it free for people without papers. Bring warm waterproof clothes and wear outdoor shoes. It will be cold standing. Bring thermos and lunch/food to share if you can. There have been FOUR deaths at Morton Hall in a year, the most recent being 38 year old Jamaican man Carlinton Spencer who died on 2nd October and on 19th November the death of 27 year old Iraqi Kurdish man Shadad Zraw Aziz.

Since 2000 the death toll of those who have died in immigration detention or shortly after release stands at 43. (Medical Justice) Morton Hall is run by the Prison Service for the Home Office and can detain 392 people. The Prisons Inspectors on 21 March reported on Morton Hall: “Nearly half the detainees told the inspectors they felt depressed or suicidal on arriving at Morton Hall.” JOIN US ON 20 JANUARY NEXT WITH YOUR BANNERS AND NOISE, TO SURROUND MORTON HALL AND DEMONSTRATE OUR SOLIDARITY WITH PEOPLE DETAINED THERE. Transport is also going from: Nottingham @Shut Down Morton Hall Email: [email protected] Tel: 07535 774850 Sheffield dignitynotdetention(at)yahoo.co.uk facebook South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG) If you are meeting everyone there, address is: Morton Hall Immigration Detention Centre, Morton Hall Village, Swinderby, LN6 9PT

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It can be a logistical nightmare to organise transport with people dropping out or loads of people wanting to go and only letting us know the night before... Please be kind <3 we are all volunteers and it is super helpful if you book your place as soon as you can by texting 07466699812. We are not doing eventbrite so to avoid you having to pay the booking fee but it means it's more of a headache for us. Clicking 'going' on here is not booking. Spread the word & let's make this big. If you can drive a car/have a car let us know by text so we can add you to reserve drivers. Cheers :) xx

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