The Kamil family had spent the previous five years being ignored or told they weren’t a priority until they made a scene by camping outside the Border and Immigration offices in Glasgow. They also refused food or drink until their case was addressed. The Kafkaesque bureaucratic nightmare has been hugely debilitating for the Kurdish-Iraqi family,
İmam Sis, a Kurdish resident of Newport, Wales has reached day 100 of an indefinite hunger strike today.
“…the weakening of the state, the progressive development of its imperfections, is a social necessity.
This text was contributed to Freedom by David Adam: a human rights, disability and Class War activist who wrote I am a cliché, published by Variant 18 Autumn 2003.
Today, Paris and other French urban zones see the demonstrations of the gilets jaunes, organised in part through new media.
In Ireland, a 2010 structural adjustment programme ordered the country to start charging domestic customers for water, where previously it was included in local taxation.