"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 16 July 2014

Truth to power, redux

https://twitter.com/BritCits :
britcit: "my husband of 6 years must leave. I don't know what to tell our 5 year old daughter. Absolutely heartbroken."

https://twitter.com/BritCits :
Britcit Sara, American partner & kid who has Skype dad: "makes me so angry,what makes them think they can play God with ppls lives?"

https://twitter.com/PanxaUrra :
My husband used to have nightmares of me and children being forcebely removed from his side by HO #MMcase and still does

A very good meeting at the  London Churches and Refugee Network this evening. Sessions by Detention Forum and Migrant Voice about detention (along with ex-detainees), and Migrants' Rights Network about family migration.  I started going last summer (after I was invited to speak) and their session are always excellent - worth attending if you can make it.

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