July 8th, 2009

Caspian

UK Asylum laws

Via purpletigron
"At 7am on Wednesday 1st July neighbours in a Moss Side street watched in horror as 1 year old Angela, 3 year old twins Bishoy and Anastasia, 7 year old Karin, 10 year old Nardin and their parents Mum, Samah and Dad, Hany Mansour were forcibly removed from their home by a large group of police and immigration officials. ...

"After having twice been let down by law firms who despite being paid up front failed to represent the family at vital hearings, their status was downgraded from asylum seeker to illegal immigrant. This has put them in line for immediate deportation. The family fear for their lives if deported and Mr Mansour would almost certainly be arrested and tortured on his return. ..."

What can be done for them? See: http://vgnwtch.livejournal.com/1264304.html
Go and read.

Petition is here: http://www.gopetition.co.uk/online/29140.html
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