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Shut Down Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre protest

Sat 20 Oct 2018, 12-3pm, Swinderby, nr Lincoln LN6 9PT

Morton Hall is a prison contracted to the Home Office as an Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) and can detain 392 people. Four people died at Morton Hall in the year to April 2018. The Prisons Inspectors in March 2017 reported on Morton Hall: "Nearly half the detainees told the inspectors they felt depressed or suicidal on arriving at Morton Hall." See here for a report on Morton Hall and previous protests.Student Action for Refugees are organising a coach from Sheffield to Morton Hall leaving at 10am, returning around 4pm. see their Facebook event page, or reserve a place on the coach at Eventbrite.To prepare, there is a banner making session on Wednesday 17th October, 5-6pm at the Activities and Sports Zone in Sheffield Students Union. Details on Facebook.There may also be places in cars to Morton Hall from South Yorkshire. Contact SYMAAG if you want a lift.SYMAAG (South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group)

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