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Protest: Shut Down Morton Hall Immigration Detention Centre

Sat 14 March 2020, coach from Sheffield

Join Sheffield and Leeds Student Action for Refugees groups, South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG) and These Walls Must Fall supporters on a national, noisy protest at Morton Hall Immigration Detention Centre, Morton Hall Village, Swinderby, Lincolnshire.Morton Hall is run by the Prison Service for the Home Office and can detain 392 people. Several people have died there in recent years, and detainees have been on hunger strike. The Prisons Inspectors reported on Morton Hall: "Nearly half the detainees told the inspectors they felt depressed or suicidal on arriving". Coach transport is being arranged by Sheffield Student Action for Refugees, and SYMAAG. To from Sheffield: Coaches leave from Bar One, Glossop Road (Sheffield University Students Union) at 10am, and then leaving Sheffield Hallam Students Union (near station) at 10.15am. Returning from Morton Hall prompt at 3pm. Book your coach transport from Sheffield at this Eventbrite link.More info, including flyer to download, and a full report of the previous protests at Morton Hall, on the SYMAAG website.South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action GroupThese Walls Must FallFacebook event page

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