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LIVERPOOL to #YarlsWood - SHUT IT DOWN! 3/12/16
Sat 3 December 2016, 09:30 – 20:00 GMT
On 3rd December 2016 we return to Yarl's Wood immigration detention centre in force - join us in a movement that can bring an end to the hated, rotten, racist system of detention!
Buy your ticket for the Liverpool Coach now!
Meeting 9.30am at asylum Link Mersyside, 7 Overbury st, Liverpool L7 3HJ - aim to be back by 8.00pm.
(If you are a wheelchair user please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info before you book)
PLEASE NOTE: As so many of those who want to attend from Liverpool are asylum seekers, even if we sold all the tickets for this coach we would still be £420 short of the £720 cost of the coach. We really need donations so please share this page and for anyone who cant come they can get the 'Donation' ticket and make a donation for the Liverpool coach. Also plese talk to your student and trade unions about helping to fund teh Liverpool coach. Honestly, we could fill two whole coaces with asylum seekers from Liverpool and if we raise enough we can get a second coach - so please do what you can!
The demonstrations and resistance inside Yarl's Wood have been the most important fight in Britain for women's rights and for immigrants rights, because they have been inspiring - because the people in this struggle are fighting to win the most basic of demands as human beings.
The next National Demonstration at Yarl's Wood is for ALL those held like cattle in the UK's detention system around the country. For ALL looking to break out from under the shadow of detention. It is for ALL those at the borders of Europe challenging the cynical leaders a demanding in real life the promise of democracy and freedom, of which sanctuary is fundamental.
The MFJ, and our friends and allies around the country organising forjustice and equality and fighting racism, we have been breaching the walls and fences of detention centres, reaching inside with chants of FREEDOM. Our detainees friends, partners in struggle, though locked up have made their voices ring out.
Logistical information about the day, accessibility etc can be found here - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPT8iPMbovkfYczws-SmFLai8lGg0XJBWsNOUeLbrRY/edit?usp=sharing
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Please book your seat as soon as possible, if we know well in advance we need and can afford another coach we will get one!
If you are part of a Trade or Student Union please please please try and pass a motion of support and get a donation for the cost of coaches so we can pay for all the free and low cost seats we need so that everyone who wants to be there on the 3rd can be there! Here is a draft motion you can download and edit for your union - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Byi99CtNxwM1WGtiS0kxc1lGZTA/view?usp=sharing