Fight The Flight: Stop the Deportation to Zimbabwe

We are a working group with members from ZHRO (Zimbabwe Human Rights Group), ROHR (Zimbabwe Restoration of Human Rights), MDC-A (Movement  for Democratic  Change Alliance) and ZAPU along with other Zimbabweans living in the UK and various organisations who have been coordinating efforts to stop the deportation of people back to Zimbabwe. We have gatheredContinue reading “Fight The Flight: Stop the Deportation to Zimbabwe”

Report on the public perception of police fingerprint scanning

Mobile biometric devices are handheld fingerprint scanners that police officers can use to check, on the spot, a person’s identity by matching the image of the fingerprint taken against the IDENT1 criminal record database and the Home Office

COVID-19 penalty functions added to police mobiles

Cross-posted with the Stop The Scan campaign on 9th June In yet another alarming development the police use of Motorola’s PRONTO software (Police Reporting and Notebook Organiser, PRONTO) which includes the biometric fingerprint scanning app has been updated with COVID-19 penalty functions. This is the result of the emergency police powers granted by the newContinue reading “COVID-19 penalty functions added to police mobiles”

The Racial Justice Network statement on the UK’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic

We at The Racial Justice Network are deeply concerned about three aspects of the UK governments’ response in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic: 1. The unjustifiable danger to the lives of up to 2,000 people in immigration detention We support the letter from 10 organisations led by Bail for Immigration Detainees, in calling forContinue reading “The Racial Justice Network statement on the UK’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic”