"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.

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Jackie Nanyonjo, and an event for migrant children


A protest outside the home office, called on Theresa May to resign after Jackie Nanyonjo  died in Uganda after being held in a United Kingdon detention center, and then handed to a security agency and then deported to Uganda by UK border agency. Read the full report here: http://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2013/03/14/house-of-lords-calls-for-decriminalization-of-homosexuality-in-commonwealth-because-of-higher-hiv-rates/

Protesters at the Home Office claimed that Jackie Nanyonjo, a Ugandan lesbian forcibly deported to Entebbe in January who allegedly arrived vomiting blood after being restrained on the flight and died on 8 March.

More : http://www.pinknews.co.uk/topic/jackie-nanyonjo/

(January 2013): Everyone is appealing to the UK: Don't deport Jackie Nanyonjo : http://www.everyonegroup.com/EveryOne/MainPage/Entries/2013/1/10_EveryOne_is_appealing_to_the_UK__not_deported_to_Uganda_Jackie_Nanyonjo.html


Fractured childhoods: the separation of migrant families.


The removal of migrants from the UK is high on the news agenda. However, inflammatory rhetoric often hides the very real harm which can be caused to children when families are split by immigration control. Join us for the launch of a ground-breaking report and hear from experts in the field and affected families.

Speakers:  - Dr. Maggie Atkinson, Children’s Commissioner for England
       - Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Children’s Minister
       - A mother who was separated from her children by immigration detention
       - Sarah Campbell, author of report, Bail for Immigration Detainees


Gavin Barwell, Conservative MP : Seven ways of engaging ethnic minority voters.


I tweeted (as https://twitter.com/sjplep) : Engage with people by taking action on rules which divide families.http://britcits.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/stories

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