Ken Macharia not detained after asylum refusal
60 supporters accompanied him to his monthly check-in at Bridgewater police station.
A community fights for asylum justice
Bristol Bison rugby player Ken Macharia speaks about his experience of detention, as the system comes under the spotlight.
Long read: Two years after Kamil Ahmad’s murder, there is cause for hope and anger
Disabled asylum seekers have faced appalling injustices for too long – action is needed.
Previously unseen interview with murdered asylum seeker Kamil Ahmad
In this short film, Kamil Ahmad speaks of his experiences as an asylum seeker in the UK four years before he was murdered.
Kamil Ahmad’s death ‘avoidable’, review finds
A safeguarding review into the murder of Kamil Ahmad says his death could have been avoided with better communication between services.
Bristol activist could face life in prison for stopping deportation flight
Today is the first day of trial for 15 activists, including Bristol woman, who grounded deportation flight last year.
Plans to deport rough sleepers ruled illegal
Council plans to work with the government’s Immigration Enforcement to detain and remove European rough sleepers from the UK has been thrown into doubt.
Bristol’s changing hostels in the age of Brexit
“In the ten years I’ve been working in the Backpackers, I’ve never experienced a situation like this.” Hostel workers on the impact of Brexit.
This is how many Bristol rough sleepers will be ‘removed’ from UK
Documents obtained by the Cable show the council plans for removing immigrant rough sleepers
Video: Behind the murder of Kamil Ahmad
The Cable spoke to Adil Jaifar, a translator and friend of Kamil, to find out how the disabled Kurdish asylum seeker fell through the gaps...
Revealed: Council already reporting homeless to Immigration Enforcement
Joint operations between the council and Immigration Enforcement have been ongoing for at least two years
From politics to potatoes: real views and stories from Bristol refugees and asylum seekers
From politics to potatoes: real views and stories from Bristol refugees and asylum seekers. People listened to the recordings while looking at the objects the...
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