South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Group (SYMAAG) invites you to a protest outside of Morton Hall detention centre.
There have been FOUR deaths at Morton Hall in a year, the most recent, the deaths of a 38-year-old Jamaican man on 3 October 2017, and a 27 year old Iraqi Kurdish man, Shadad Zraw Aziz on 19 November 2017. Since 2000 the death toll of those who have died in immigration detention or shortly after release stands at 43. (Medical Justice) Morton Hall is run by the Prison Service for the Home Office and can detain 392 people. The Prisons Inspectors on 21 March reported on Morton Hall: “Nearly half the detainees told the inspectors they felt depressed or suicidal on arriving at Morton Hall.”
JOIN US ON SAT 20 JANUARY WITH YOUR BANNERS AND NOISE, TO SURROUND MORTON HALL AND DEMONSTRATE OUR SOLIDARITY WITH PEOPLE DETAINED THERE.
MORTON HALL IMMIGRATION DETENTION CENTRE, Morton Hall Village, Swinderby, nr Lincoln LN6 9PT, 12 NOON TO 3.00 P.M.