Liverpool City Council has passed a cross-party motion against the use of detention in the UK’s immigration and asylum system in support of the ‘These Walls Must Fall’ campaign.
Movema and FESTIVAL31 team up to create the Big Union event on Saturday 23rd June at The Black-E with free family activities, workshops, performances and food.
Lauren Cape-Davenhill writes about the ‘These Walls Must Fall’ campaign which aims to highlight that residents of Merseyside are being locked up in far-off detention centres with no time limit, with no idea of when they might be released.
Nerve feature writer Lisa Worth attended the peaceful demonstration in Liverpool for Ghouta, organised by the ‘Syrian Community In Liverpool.’
Rob Harrison reviews the Refugee and asylum seekers benefit night presented by Migrant Artists Mutual Aid at the Atrium Cafe.
Syrian refugees provide waffles and crepes to homeless people in the city centre of Liverpool.
Migrant artists Mutual Aid present a refugee and asylum seekers benefit night and book signing, on Friday 8th December featuring a crash collision of Jazz poetry, world music, and other eclectic delights.
“Sanctuary?”, a poem by Paul Newton about refugees.
This edition of Nerve is dedicated to the stories, the art, and the views of Liverpool-based migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Steve Moss examines the cinema’s extensive relationship with migration and asylum issues.
Jared Ficklin, from the University of Liverpool Law Clinic, asks the question what is a refugee and examines the prejudices against refugees.
Alexandra B wants to take YOU the reader into her history and ask you to consider your views when you discriminate against someone like her and her people – the Roma.
Darren Guy interviews Adan, a Syrian Kurd, whose city Kobani was under siege by heavily armed ISIS.
Katy Brown talks to a local musician about his long journey from Iran to Liverpool.
Colin Serjent talks to Farhood Jafari who specialises in rap music and who was forced to flee Iran due to political reasons.
Ashley McGovern interviews Alhussein Ahmed, a freelance translator and Sudanese refugee who assists Liverpool’s asylum community.
Mandy Vere reviews the latest books about migration and refugees.
Maria Notelodigo writes about how the vote for Brexit has changed things for people who’ve moved to the UK and now live and work here.
Steve Faragher, a director of Kensington Vision, writes about the changes that have happened in the Kensington and Fairfield areas of the city recently.
Dee Coombes visits MRANG, the Merseyside Refugee & Asylum Seekers Pre & Post Natal Support Group, who offer information, advice and support for female asylum seekers, refugees and their children.