We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing away of Jennie Buckman on 4th January 2019, founder of GIANTS Theatre and acclaimed playwright with whom we had the privilege of collaborating on a piece of street theatre on domestic violence in 2016.
We welcome Government U-turn: charging Forced Marriage victims for their freedom was always an abuse of the most vulnerable. This victory is theirs. Media working in co-operation with activism can be such a powerful tool for change.
Liberty and Southall Black Sisters will this week lodge the first-ever super-complaint against systemic and potentially unlawful data-sharing practices between the police and Home Office immigration enforcement teams, which discriminates against victims and witnesses, and undermines the fight against crime.
The International Conference on Sharia, Segregation and Secularism unequivocally supports Asia Bibi’s right to asylum and protection in a safe country. We urge the government to do the right thing: Grant Asia Bibi asylum rather than pander in such a naked and cowardly fashion to religious fundamentalists forces.