"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Odds and ends

https://twitter.com/emmabmoussa tweets :
This whole UKBA mess has caused me so many problems but its gotta be worth it to keep my little family together

Emma and Driss :
http://britcits.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/emma-and-driss-i-dont-know-how-anyone.html

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Worrying report from Greece.

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/02/greek-government-makes-extraordinary-and-undemocratic-attacks-free-speech

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UK Border Agency defies MPs over deportation 'reserves'.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/16/border-agency-deportation-reserves

Extra detainees still being held at airports before charter flights, a year after MPs and prison inspector demanded end to practice.

Via http://ncadc.org.uk/

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BBC criticised for treating immigration campaign group as 'neutral analysts'.

Cross-party group says BBC allows views of Migration Watch to go unchallenged despite its 'clearly defined agenda'.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/27/bbc-immigration-campaign-group-neutral

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https://twitter.com/Paul_Dillane tweets :
Is the internet access of immigration detainees being restricted?
https://twitter.com/freemvntblog
FOI request - http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/blocked_access_to_websites_at_im
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/policy_on_blocking_websites_in_i

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https://twitter.com/ncadc tweets :
Great piece of Odette Sefuko's campaign in Guardian Northerner blog by https://twitter.com/Marishka_VS
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/the-northerner/2013/feb/26/sheffield-asylum-seeker-odette-sefuko-democratic-republic-of-congo-uganda

Friends fight bid to deport Sheffield volunteer :
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/friends-fight-bid-to-deport-sheffield-volunteer-1-5445616

Support page : https://www.facebook.com/groups/odettesefuko/
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https://twitter.com/19pst tweets :
Words do matter: https://twitter.com/OanaRomocea a human 'being of less desirable origin', on semantics of migration http://huff.to/13k0DaY

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Women protesters call for fall of Saudi interior minister.

http://globalvoicesonline.org/2013/02/27/women-protesters-call-for-the-fall-of-the-saudi-interior-minister/
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