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Refugees

Coventry Peace House, 'Statelessness: the quiet torture of belonging nowhere'

Coventry Peace House, 2008; ISBN 978-0956052407; 137pp; £5; available from Coventry Peace House, 311 Stoney Stanton Rd, CV6 5DS; 02476 664 616

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Zimbabwe: speaking out in Scotland

On July 15th, Zimbabwean trade unionist Mike Sozinyu spoke to a meeting hosted by Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees, at the Scottish TUC offices in the city.

Iraq struggles

President Bush wants the Iraqi government to seal a “status of forces”agreement cementing the US military presence in Iraq without seeking the approval of the Iraqi parliament, unsurprising

Refugee power

This picture by Milein Cosman, Flight, shows her concern for peace. The refugee: the universal victim; her uptilted chin shows the determination to overcome her plight and to retain dignity.

The agony of Iraq's refugees

In mid-October, the United Nations reported that 2,000 Iraqis flee their homes every day. 2.2 million are refugees in their own country, while more than 2.2m have fled to neighbouring countries.

To Amman with love

As PN goes to press, our Youth Editor is returning from Jordan, where she has been filming Iraqi refugee children for a Children Against War documentary.

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Good news

There was a lot of good news to do with the Climate Camp, including the fact that BAA tried to get an injunction which could have applied to five million people anywhere near Heathrow, and instead

Gaining momentum

The one-day strategy conference, organised by Barbed Wire Britain (BWB), an Oxford based network advocating an end to refugee and migrant detention, was held on 14 October at London's Human

Taking liberties

From late October to late November a bunch of activists from Norfolk, Suffolk and London are organising a month of actions and events in and around Charles Clarke's home town - Norwich.

Free trade - free movement?

As part of the week of G8 actions, more than 1000 people protested at Dungavel Detention Centre (officially Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre) on 5 July against the detention of asylum se