Human rights legal bid against Serco eviction of Iraqi asylum seeker could set a precedent
Govan Law Centre has announced new proceedings against an Iraqi national threatened with eviction
HUMAN RIGHTS law will be used to challenge the legality of the evictions planned by the government outsourcing giant Serco in Glasgow, in a test case involving an Iraqi asylum seeker which could set a precedent for the 300 asylum seekers in the city under threat of eviction.
Temporary reprieve for asylum seekers as legal battle against Serco continues
A Court of Session hearing planned for Tuesday morning was delayed after Serco solicitors confirmed no evictions would proceed before court battle
GLASGOW lawyers have won a temporary reprieve for asylum seekers threatened with homelessness after Serco confirmed no evictions would take place whilst the court battle over the legality of the evictions took place.
Govan Law Centre launches legal bid against Serco aslyum seeker evictions
Govan Law Centre has said it will launch legal proceedings against Serco over its decision to 'summarily evict' up to 330 Glasgow asylum seekers
A COMMUNITY legal project is to launch court proceedings on behalf of a Glasgow asylum seeker, challenging a decision by government contractor Serco who has said it plans to evict up to 330 people.
'I am only Rahman from camp number 16': The story of a 'citizen of nowhere' on hunger strike to keep the Serco wolves from the door
CommonSpace speaks to Rahman Shah, one of the 300 asylum seekers at risk of eviction by government contractor Serco
EVERY DAY in interviews across the globe, journalists start out by recording the most basic details about the person they are speaking to, but for Glasgow asylum seeker Rahman Shah, the basic questions are the most difficult to answer.
'Serco has picked on the wrong city': Glasgow protest over plans to evict 300 asylum seekers
A hunger strike was announced at the demonstration by some of those who are facing eviction
HUNDREDS gathered in Glasgow on Tuesday [31 July] to express outrage at an announcement by the government contractor Serco to evict 300 Glaswegian asylum seekers, which may make them destitute.
An estimated 400 people turned out for the emergency demonstration organised in response to the unprecedented announcement which has sparked a cross-party coalition of resistance.
Exclusive: Glasgow politicians back direct action to prevent 'crisis' as 300 asylum seekers face eviction
Glasgow politicians would back direct action to defend hundreds of Glasgow asylum seekers on the brink of being locked out of their homes
HUNDREDS of Glaswegian asylum seekers face eviction from their homes in a shock move by the housing giant Serco, prompting outrage from Glasgow politicians who have said they will defend their constituents.
Andrew Smith: It’s time to sink Glasgow’s council-sponsored arms fair
Andrew Smith, spokesperson for Campaign Against Arms Trade (@CAATUK), says Glasgow’s hosting of the Underwater Defence Technology Conference on 26 June betrays previous sentiment from Glasgow City Council in support of peace, and calls on Glaswegians to join the protest against it
IN AUGUST 2014 Glasgow City Council hit the headlines for its bold decision to fly the Palestinian flag in solidarity with those affected by the terrible Israeli bombardment that was taking place.
SNP councillor deletes tweet comparing STUC to Dracula but refuses to respond to trade union criticism
Trade unionists have attacked a tweet from a Glasgow SNP councillor comparing trade union involvement in the economy to 'letting dracula run the bloodbank'
An SNP councillor has refused to explain why he has deleted a tweet stating that to have given the STUC a place on the party’s Growth Commission would have been like allowing "Dracula to run the bloodbank".
Petition calls for u-turn after Glasgow Council scraps universal free swimming
A petition has been launched urging Glasgow council to reverse a decision to scrap universal free swimming
GLASGOW COUNCIL is being urged to re-think its decision to scrap year-round free swimming for children and pensioners at Glasgow pools which campaigners say risks the legacy of the Commonwealth Games.