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As the dust settles: under the dark sky of the UK’s borders

April 25th, 2010 · posted by Bra · marked as: Articles · Columns

Bra, of Brighton No Borders, looks at the media response to the recent air travel suspension and examines the unnoticed privilege afforded to those caught up in the resulting ‘chaos’. As travellers found themselves stuck at borders, unable to get where they wanted to be, those who couldn’t afford the hotel bills had to rough it in departure lounges, unable to shower and having to wear the same clothes for days on end. But for large numbers of refugees, and migrants, stuck in Calais, Ceuta, Melilla, the Canaries etc this is their daily life, but a daily life compounded by barbed wire fences, EU laws, tear gas, sniffer dogs and surveillance.

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Prison privatisation: alive and kicking

June 9th, 2009 · posted by Bra · marked as: Articles · resistance

An in depth look at the privatisation of prisons.

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