Stand-off with prison profiteers at the Tower of London

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain   The Tower of London has been a tourist attraction for as long as anyone can remember. But on 15 November the infamous tower was back in action, opening its doors to host the European Custody and Detention Summit. Despite the talk of progressive reform, the £1,500 […]

Forced Removal: a simple solution to a complicated problem

By Right to Remain volunteer, Alexa Sidor. The forced removal of migrants, and the way in which they are conducted by the state, sits right at the heart of discrepancies between the Left and the Right. The Home Office’s violent and mechanical response to human suffering; Orwellian names like G4S, SERCO and ReSCU; and the […]

G4S guards face prosecution – join together for justice

From Black Women’s Rape Action Project, All Africa Women’s Group and Women of Colour in the Global Women’s Strike. Finally, four years after Jimmy Mubenga was unlawfully killed, the G4S guards (Stuart Tribelnig, Terry Hughes and Colin Kaler) are to face manslaughter charges at the Old Bailey. Protesters will be gathering at 9.30am on Monday […]

Stop G4S: deportations and the death of Jimmy Mubenga

This week – on Thursday June 6th – the world’s largest security firm G4S, will hold its annual general meeting in the City of London. A large coalition of groups, including NCADC, has called for a demonstration to be held outside the event, in protest of G4S’s varying and widespread human rights abuses. This article, by […]

Stop G4S: G4$ and the immigration detention estate

This week – on Thursday June 6th – the world’s largest security firm G4S, will hold its annual general meeting in the City of London. A large coalition of groups, including NCADC, has called for a demonstration to be held outside the event, in protest of G4S’s varying and widespread human rights abuses. This article, by […]

Stop G4S: Securitisation of the Asylum Housing “Market”

Next week on Thursday June 6th the world’s largest security firm G4S, will hold its annual general meeting in the City of London. A large coalition of groups, including NCADC, has called for a demonstration to be held outside the event, in protest of G4S’s varying and widespread human rights abuses. This article is the […]

Jimmy Mubenga: a day in the life of an inquest

IRR News provides a snapshot report from the second day of the inquest in to the death of Jimmy Mubenga which is due to last eight weeks. The day of the inquest started with legal issues and the choosing of the jury. This took some time as potential jurors were read a long list of […]

Jimmy Mubenga inquest: statement of widow Adrienne Kambana

Transcript of statement, taken from INQUEST.org.uk We need justice. Justice will help Jimmy rest in peace. This will prevent this situation from happening again. My name is Adrienne Kambana. I am the widow of Jimmy Mubenga and the mother of our five children. I would like to make a statement to ask for justice for […]