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Glasgow University’s Recovering Community podcast focuses on the Kenmure Street protest

Interest in the Kenmure Street protest continues to grow. Glasgow University’s School of Social & Political Sciences has released a podcast in its Recovering Community series that considers the protest within Glasgow’s tradition of community activism. Head of school Professor Anne Kerr joins sociology lecturer Dr Teresa Piacentini (who was at the protest) and herContinue reading “Glasgow University’s Recovering Community podcast focuses on the Kenmure Street protest”

New Home Office Statement on Kenmure Street Protest is Completely Inadequate and Fails to Address Community Concerns

To mark three months since the Kenmure Street protest and to highlight the lack of engagement from the Home Office, #NotAMob put out a press release that repeated the key issues and questions that local residents, our elected representatives and many other stakeholders have raised following the dawn raid in May. Holyrood Magazine covered ourContinue reading “New Home Office Statement on Kenmure Street Protest is Completely Inadequate and Fails to Address Community Concerns”

PRESS RELEASE: KENMURE STREET RESIDENTS CHALLENGE HOME SECRETARY TO VISIT POLLOKSHIELDS AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ON THE 13 MAY DAWN RAID

EMBARGO: 00:01 FRIDAY 13 AUGUST 2021 Friday 13th August marks three months since the community protest in Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, Glasgow, which made national and international headlines. After a peaceful protest lasting over eight hours, our neighbours Lakhvir and Sumit were released from an Immigration Enforcement van. The spontaneous protest by the community took placeContinue reading “PRESS RELEASE: KENMURE STREET RESIDENTS CHALLENGE HOME SECRETARY TO VISIT POLLOKSHIELDS AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ON THE 13 MAY DAWN RAID”

Remarkable Photo Essay on Kenmure Street Protest by Alasdair Watson

We have just discovered an arresting pictorial essay from photographer Alasdair Watson who spent eight hours at the protest. His images put you right in the heart of the crowd and capture key moments from the day with technical skill and beauty. His accompanying essay is a comprehensive and considered account of the event. ForContinue reading “Remarkable Photo Essay on Kenmure Street Protest by Alasdair Watson”

Safer Streets for All?

We discovered that Home Secretary Priti Patel was in charge of a debate in the House of Commons this week that was all about safer streets. Several Scottish MPs raised the issue of the heavy-handed, inhumane actions of the Immigration Enforcement action in Kenmure Street. These MPs praised the people of Pollokshields. You can readContinue reading “Safer Streets for All?”


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