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Zine-Making Workshop: Queerness, Migration and Belonging

To celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month, we invite you to join us for Migrants’ Rights Network’s first zine making workshop, on Thursday 22 February, 4pm! This year, we are spotlighting our Who is Welcome: Gender, Queerness and Migration campaign in order to disrupt harmful assumptions and policies impacting queer migrants and migratised people.  That’s why for

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The scars of colonialism

“Do we still need to talk about colonialism in this day and age? Hasn’t it become a relic of the past, something to leave behind as we focus on the present?” These questions often come up as a response to anti-colonial sentiments, urging us, migrants from colonies, to leave the past behind and focus on

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Commodification of racialised people through immigration systems

Decolonisation means we must interrogate not only the role of colonialism in borders, but also the relationship of colonisation and capitalism. Border regimes are where race, nationality and capitalism meet: they cement Global North/South apartheid and broker deals based on moving and restricting racialised bodies between territories. Border and immigration structures are a mechanism to

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