Status Now 4 All

We call upon the British and Irish States to act immediately so that all undocumented, destitute and migrant people in the legal process in both the UK and Ireland are granted Status Now, as in Leave to Remain. In this way every human, irrespective of their nationality or citizenship can access healthcare, housing, food and the same sources of income from the State as everyone else.

Join the campaign here: http://statusnow4all.org

The Walk: Hope. Too BIG to ignore.

Walk with Amal: One little girl. One BIG hope.

Little Amal, a young refugee, embarks on a remarkable journey – an epic voyage that will take her across Turkey, across Europe. To find her mother. To get back to school. To start a new life. Will the world let her? Can she achieve what now seems more impossible than ever?

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Black Lives Matter

Morning Star: I can’t breathe – Protesters clash with police after death of George Floyd

PROTESTERS clashed with police in the US city of Minneapolis today, responding to Monday’s killing of a black man in police custody.

Footage of a white police officer kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes, ignoring his pleas for help, was captured on video.

Hundreds took to the streets where the 46-year-old was killed displaying banners reading “I can’t breathe,” the words he was repeatedly heard saying.

Demonstrators were met with a wall of riot police who fired tear gas and projectiles at the crowd.

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The Coronavirus Crisis in North and East Syria: from Rojava Information Centre:

QUICK FACTS
1. Nine years of war, systematic targeting of health and water infrastructure by occupying Turkish forces, lack of international recognition, and the January 2020 closure of the only UN aid crossing into North and East Syria (NES) have left the autonomous region at extreme risk from coronavirus.

With the World Health Organization (WHO) refusing to support it directly, the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) is reliant on its own meagre resources and aid routed via the Assad government, little of which ever arrives to the north-east.

At the time of writing (5 April), only 7 potential cases of coronavirus have been identified, though the lack of testing facilities outlined below means the real prevalence is far higher.

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