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Free MN now – stop deportation!

M.N.’ is a woman detained in Yarl’s Wood IRC who is medically unfit for detention, and a survivor of violently forced FGM and rape in Kenya. She is suffering from the psychological effects of trauma in Kenya and detention.

She is due to fly OCTOBER 4th 8PM from London Heathrow to Nairobi.

  • She has been denied the kind of medical examination that would prove her status as a survivor of FGM because the doctor ‘wasn’t qualified’ for it!
  • Her medical records demonstrate she has a strong case for being medically unfit for detention but her ‘Rule 35’ report contradicts itself and concluded she should remain in detention. This is a miscarriage of justice.

Instead of helping her and providing witness protection against the well-connected violent sect that has traumatised her, the Home Office is trying to send ‘M.N.’ from where she fled.

Please sign the petition here

and send a quick email or phone call to Kenyan Airlines to:

customer.relations@kenya-airways.com
contact@kenya-airways.com

Phone: 020 82831800

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/kenyaairways

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kenyaairwaysGB?brand_redir=1

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Re: Flight KQ101 on 04/10/2015 20:00
Forced removal of MN

“M.N” is due to be forcibly removed by the UK Home Office from London Heathrow to Nairobi on 4th October 2015 (KQ101)

“M.N” (Home office reference number: N1146439) is being flown to Nairobi against her will. She is medically unfit for detention, and a survivor of violently forced FGM and rape in Kenya. She is suffering from the psychological effects of trauma in Kenya and detention.

If she goes back she is at risk of further torture and death.

  • She has been denied the kind of medical examination that would prove her status as a survivor of FGM because the doctor ‘wasn’t qualified’ for it!
  • Her medical records demonstrate she has a strong case for being medically unfit for detention but her ‘Rule 35’ report contradicts itself and concluded she should remain in detention. This is a miscarriage of justice.

Instead of helping her and providing witness protection against the well-connected violent sect that has traumatised her, the Home Office is trying to send ‘M.N.’ to the people who abused her.

I respectfully request that Kenya Airways does not take this woman onboard this flight. I am very worried for M’s safety on the flight and after landing, for the safety and comfort of other passengers, and for the reputation of Kenyan Airways

If she is taken onboard, I would request that you inform the appropriate medical officer, as many removals result in injuries sustained from force used by the security guards. In one recent case, a man being deported on a British Airways flight died from injuries while being restrained by security guards.

I ask Kenya airways to look to you conscience, and refuse to take part in this injustice. MN must be allowed to put her case to the UK immigration courts, to claim her legal right to sanctuary.

You can play a part in right a wrong, and granting sanctuary to this woman.

Yours faithfully,

[Name]

[Address]

[Date]

Don’t Deport Mosa

migrants

Mosa Shongwane, originally from Zimbabwe, fled to South Africa with her fiance and her friend. Her fiance was being accused of political spying in Zimbabwe. Once in South Africa, her fiance and friend were shot and killed. Mosa was then raped and threatened to be killed by the same people. She fled the country and arrived in the UK 8 years ago. She has been living a safe life in Basingstoke since then, and has been involved in local church organisations and has made great friends who have helped her a lot.

6 months ago Mosa was detained and she has been in Yarl’s Wood detention centre since then. She has not been well since being detained but has not received enough medical attention or any counselling.

She has just received removal directions for Saturday 14th February. Because she used a South African passport to get here, she is being sent back to South Africa. She has serious fears for her life if she gets sent back there.

Please contact Virgin Atlantic airlines to stop her deportation. Her flight number is VS601 at 2100 on 14/02/2015 from Heathrow airport.

You can make a real difference by helping to contact the airlines and protest their involvement in the Home Office’s deportation:

Virgin Atlantic (VS)
Customer Relations, PO Box 747
Dunstable, LU6 9AH
tel: 0844 811 0000
fax: 0844 209 8708
email: customer.services@fly.virgin.com

@VirginAtlantic

https://twitter.com/#!/VirginAtlantic

https://www.facebook.com/virginatlantic

Feel free to use the template below for your emails:

Re: Flight VS601 on 14/02/2015 21:00
Forced removal of Mosa Shongwane

Mosa Shongwane is due to be forcibly removed by the UK Home Office from London Heathrow to O.R.Tambo, South Africa on 14th February 2015 (VS601)

Mosa Shongwane is being flown to South Africa against her will. Mosa is from Zimbabwe, she fled to South Africa with her fiance and her friend. Her fiance was being accused of political spying in Zimbabwe. Once in South Africa, her fiance and friend were shot and killed. Mosa was then raped and threatened to be killed by the same people. She fled the country and has been living safely in the UK for 8 years.

I respectfully request that Virgin does not take this woman onboard this flight. I am extremely concerned for Mosa’s safety on the flight and after landing, and for the safety and comfort of other passengers, and for the reputation of Virgin Atlantic.

If she is taken onboard, I would request that you inform the appropriate medical officer, as many removals result in injuries sustained from force used by the security guards. In one recent case, a man being deported on a British Airways flight died from injuries while being restrained by security guards.

I ask Virgin Atlantic to look to you conscience, and refuse to take part in this injustice. Mosa must be allowed to put her case to the UK immigration courts, to claim her legal right to sanctuary. You can play a part in right a wrong, and granting sanctuary to this woman.

Yours faithfully,

[Name]

[Address]

[Date]

Don’t Deport Lindiwe Maposa

URGENT! Lindiwe Maposa faces deportation to Zimbabwe TOMORROW. She has lived in Leicester for 15 years and all her family is here, she knows no one in Zimbabwe. As a political activist, Lindiwe is very likely to be imprisoned on return and she faces being tortured or being made to disappear. Recent Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International reports have demonstrated that the government in Zimbabwe has stepped up its persecution of political opponents. Please help to prevent Lindiwe being deported!

You can help by contacting Kenyan Airways directly:

Phone: 020 82831800

Email:

ukres@kenya-airways.com

contact@kenya-airways.com

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/#!/kenyaairways

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/kenyaairwaysGB?brand_redir=1

Feel free to use the template below for your emails:

Re: Flight KQ101/KQ700 on 06/02/2015 19:00
Forced removal of Lindiwe Maposa

Lindiwe Maposa is due to be forcibly removed by the UK Home Office from London Heathrow to Harare, Zimbabwe via Nairobi on 6th February 2015 (KQ101/KQ700)

Lindiwe Maposa is being flown to Zimbabwe against her will. As a political activist, Lindiwe is very likely to be imprisoned on return and she faces being tortured or being made to disappear. Recent Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International reports have demonstrated that the government in Zimbabwe is stepping up its persecution of political opponents. It is a dangerous time to force people in need of protection back to Zimbabwe.

I respectfully request that Kenya Airways does not take this woman onboard this flight. I am very worried for Lindiwe’s safety on the flight and after landing, and for the safety and comfort of other passengers, and for the reputation of Kenyan Airways

If she is taken onboard, I would request that you inform the appropriate medical officer, as many removals result in injuries sustained from force used by the security guards. In one recent case, a man being deported on a British Airways flight died from injuries while being restrained by security guards.

I ask Kenya airways to look to you conscience, and refuse to take part in this injustice. Lindiwe must be allowed to put her case to the UK immigration courts, to claim her legal right to sanctuary. You can play a part in right a wrong, and granting sanctuary to this woman.

Yours faithfully,

[Name]

[Address]

[Date]

Don’t Deport Nobuhle

Nobuhle Sibanda faces deportation to Zimbabwe TOMORROW. She has lived here in Kent for 20 years and all her family is here, she knows no one in Zimbabwe. As a political activist, Nobuhle is very likely to be imprisoned on return and she faces being tortured or being made to disappear. Recent Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International reports have demonstrated that the government in Zimbabwe has stepped up its persecution of political opponents. Please help to prevent Nobuhle being deported!

You can help by contacting Kenyan Airways directly:

Phone: 020 82831800

Email:

ukres@kenya-airways.com

contact@kenya-airways.com

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/#!/kenyaairways

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/kenyaairwaysGB?brand_redir=1

Feel free to use the template below for your emails:

Re: Flight KQ101/KQ700 on 04/02/2015 19:00
Forced removal of Nobuhle Sibanda

Nobuhle Sibanda is due to be forcibly removed by the UK Home Office from London Heathrow to Harare, Zimbabwe via Nairobi on 4th February 2015 (KQ101/KQ700)

Nobuhle Sibanda is being flown to Zimbabwe against her will. As a political activist, Nobuhle is very likely to be imprisoned on return and she faces being tortured or being made to disappear. Recent Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International reports have demonstrated that the government in Zimbabwe is stepping up its persecution of political opponents. It is a dangerous time to force people in need of protection back to Zimbabwe.

I respectfully request that Kenya Airways does not take this woman onboard this flight. I am very worried for Nobuhle’s safety on the flight and after landing, and for the safety and comfort of other passengers, and for the reputation of Kenyan Airways

If she is taken onboard, I would request that you inform the appropriate medical officer, as many removals result in injuries sustained from force used by the security guards. In one recent case, a man being deported on a British Airways flight died from injuries while being restrained by security guards.

I ask Kenya airways to look to you conscience, and refuse to take part in this injustice. Nobuhle must be allowed to put her case to the UK immigration courts, to claim her legal right to sanctuary. You can play a part in right a wrong, and granting sanctuary to this woman.

Yours faithfully,

[Name]

[Address]

[Date]

UPDATE – Orashia detained for third time

10450739_1492046794365232_4771463956215274324_nOrashia was detained again for the third time on the 25th July as he went to sign on in Waterside. His most recent appeal was denied yesterday yet nobody was informed until today, again leaving little or no time for Orashia, his family or his legal team, to prepare. Please help inform others and pass on this latest news.

He has been detained at Colnbrook Detention and removal Centre in Middlesex. He been assessed by a psychiatrist and reports acute mental distress. Friends and family are planning to visit him, but there is a need to raise funds/provide a lift to help with travel. Please get in touch if you can help.

Contact details for Colnbrook –
Telephone: 020 8607 5200

Colnbrook immigration removal centre
Colnbrook Bypass
Harmondsworth
West Drayton
Middlesex
UB7 0FX

Visiting hours are between 2pm-9pm

Sibongile Must Stay!

Sibongile is currently in Yarl’s Wood detention centre and has been issued with removal directions back to Zimbabwe on Monday 27th January 19.00 Kenya Airways flight KQ101/KQ700.

Before her detention, Sibongile lived in Wakefield and was active in her local church. Her 3 children and her grandchildren are all here. She is a carer for 2 of her grandchildren and is worried about how they will cope without her.

Sibongile claimed asylum as soon as she arrived in the UK in 2012. Her lawyer dropped her case the night before her appeal hearing and so she had to represent herself. Due to this poor legal representation, she knows her case has not been presented well.

She suffers from flashbacks and has only recently been able to start to talk about what happened to her. She now has a solicitor and is submitting a fresh claim.

She knows many people who have been removed and then ‘disappear’ once they are handed to the authorities on arrival in Zimbabwe. She is extremely afraid that this could happen to her.
Human rights abuses are well known under Mugabe’s brutal regime and so it is extremely unsafe for her to return.

What you can do:
1. Please contact Kenya airways and tell them not to fly Sibongile! Monday 27th January 19.00 KQ101/KQ700 Kenya airways terminal 4 from London Heathrow tel: 020 82831800
email: contact@kenya-airways.com and ukres@kenya-airways.com
https://twitter.com/kenyaairways
https://www.facebook.com/PrideofAfrica

2. Contact the Home Office and request the flight be cancelled and Sibongile released from detention  (you will need to give her home office reference number M1421602-002)
The Right Honourable Theresa May, Secretary of State
citto@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
privateoffice.external@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
public.enquiries@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
ukbapublicenquiries@ukba.gsi.gov.uk
office@maidenheadconservatives.com
mayt@parliament.uk

3. Please sign the petition

SYRIENS DE CALAIS : OÙ EN EST-ON ?

Ajoutez votre grain de sel personnel… (facultatif)

vibrations migratoires

La journée de vendredi a été fertile en événements et en échos médiatiques. Échos qui, lorsque les médias n’étaient pas présents, ont pu prendre une couleur totalement fantaisiste, à l’image des multiples rumeurs que le préfet de Calais a fait courir tout au long de cette journée.

 

Reprenons donc son déroulement. Le groupe d’une soixantaine d’exilés syriens termine sa deuxième nuit sur la passerelle de l’entrée piétonne du port. Des militants associatifs sont présents. La rumeur a couru la veille que la police allait intervenir pour les expulser.

 

Au lever du jour, les CRS se déploient effectivement. Ils se retrouvent face à une cinquantaine d’homme jeunes et vigoureux qui refusent de partir, deux Syriens montent sur le toit et menacent de sauter si la police continue à avancer. Un officier vient discuter et les CRS reculent, on passe de la confrontation à la discussion.

 

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