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Protesters at St Thomas’ Highlight Plight of Hospital Workers Arrested Last Month

February 23, 2011 Leave a comment

A coalition of campaign groups staged a demonstration outside St Thomas’ Hospital on Friday evening in solidarity with workers arrested last month for identity offences. Full Article.

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Campsfield Demonstrators Call for Detainees to be Paid Minimum Wage (via Close Campsfield)

January 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Press release – 28 January 2010 Tel. 01865 558145 / 01993 703994 Demonstrators at the monthly protest at Campsfield detention centre near Kidlington tomorrow (12-2pm main gates, Langford Lane) are calling for detainees who are paid for doing jobs such as serving meals and cleaning in the centre to be paid at least the minimum wage. Earlier this month, the Guardian reported that women detained at Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre are being pa … Read More

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Yarl’s Wood detainees ‘paid 50p an hour’

January 12, 2011 Leave a comment

Women accuse immigration removal centre of exploitation amid claims they are earning ‘a pittance’ for menial work.
Full Guardian Article.