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iraq-demoWith the IFIR demonstration in Geneva scheduled for two days, as well as our protest outside the UK Border Agency on Friday, which has the support of Cardiff Stop the War, there will also be a demonstration in London on Thursday. We encourage everyone who is able to attend any one of these to do so. 

With over 3 million Iraqis having been forced to flee their homes since the British and American military invasion in 2003, this displacement of people is Read the rest of this entry »


100_7994On Wednesday 4th February, the Two Sides One Story tour held it’s final night in Cardiff’s Student Union, with nearly 1000 people in attendance (and more turned away) it was by far and away the largest political meeting in Cardiff for some time. Those who gathered to hear the two former detainees and former guard from the world’s most notorious prison were surely bracing themselves for tales of brutality, suffering and depression. Indeed all these subjects were Read the rest of this entry »

Guantanamo Bay is home to perhaps the most controversial, certainly the most famous, detention centre in the world today. Since it’s opening in January 2002 it has been condemned for unlawful detention, abuse and torture, to mark this seven year anniversary Cageprisoners are conducting a national tour bringing together former guards and detainees for the first time. On Wednesday 4th February, the tour comes to The Great Hall, Students Union, Park Place, Cardiff, starting at 7pm. No Borders South Wales will be co-sponsoring this event with Cardiff Stop the War Coalition, Cardiff STAR (Student Action for Refugees), Cardiff University Islamic Society, and others. Admission will be free and all are welcome.

Chris Arendt, a former guard at the base has agreed to speak about Read the rest of this entry »

Between 20th -25th September the Labour Party will be holding their annual national conference in Manchester. To coincide with this there will be a demo organised by Stop the War and a counter conference organised by The Convention of the Left. Due to the way in which the UK government has overseen an unprecedented increase in social control, No Borders Manchester will be hosting a number of events. 

There are coaches to the stop the war demo from around the country.

Friday 19th September

A solidarity demo against repression of Roma in Italy.
11.30am. Italian Consultate. 111 Piccadilly Manchester, M1 2HY (map)

The demo follows serious attacks on Roma people in Italy including physical attacks on camps, threats of fingerprinting of the Roma population (including children) and right-wing/fascist manipulations by Italian politicians & press that are linking Roma people to ‘crime’ and ‘illegal immigration’ which is increasing popularist calls for their expulsion from Italy and destruction of Roma camps.  Manchester Indymedia

Saturday 20th September

Freedom of Movement Block
12:30pm. Meet at All Saints Park, Cavendish Street. Manchester M15 (map)
For a World without Borders, States and War! Block on the Stop the War demo with the Anarchist Federation. Look out for the red and black flags. 

The Stop the War Coalition have called for a march through Manchester on Saturday 20th September. We invite all anti-authoritarians, anarchists and all those against states, nations and borders to join the ‘freedom of movement’ bloc, and to play a trick or two on those clowns in the Labour Party circus.

Let’s collectively imagine a world without borders and wars and fight together to realise this! Manchester Indymedia

Campaigning against Immigration Controls
4.30pm – meeting room, Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount StManchester, Lancashire, M2 5NS (map)
Workshop with Campaign against Immigration Controls and Manchester No Borders.

Sunday 21st September

No Borders tour of Manchester
11am. Meet outside the Mechanics institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester. (map)
An alternative insight into the Capital of the North, taking in the physical outposts of the government agencies and corporations involved in the UK asylum and detention system.

Punk and Poetry!
7:30pm – late. Downstairs at the Saki Bar, 2 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M14 5TP (map)
Manchester No Borders presents an evening of music, magic and poetry. Donation. 

Tuesday 23rd September

Imagining a World Without Borders
7pm – University of Manchester Student Union
Manchester No Borders hosts a series of talks discussing the history of migration and resistance, power and borders, and how we can begin to imagine a world without them.


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