The government’s latest anti-migrant proposals would criminalise not only asylum seekers, but those who show them solidarity – there’s only one way to fight back: collective action.
The grim condition of Home Office’s asylum accommodation is notorious, but less well-known is the fact that its provision is outsourced to private companies – who profit from those fleeing disaster and war.
Priti Patel’s Home Office has announced plans to house asylum seekers in a prison-style complex. The aim is simple: to criminalise people who seek the human right of sanctuary.
While far-right violence claimed the headlines in Glasgow this week, the cause behind the original peaceful protest endures – the inhumane living conditions facing asylum seekers in the city.