3 thoughts on “Anglicans for and against xenophobia

  1. Protest against county sheriff

    US: Thousands of Latino immigrants in Arizona have protested against a notorious county sheriff accused by a federal grand jury of “abusing” immigration laws to discriminate against Mexican migrant workers.

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio sparked the court case and protests at the weekend by ordering heavy-handed “crime sweeps” – sending squads of officers into immigrant areas to clamp down on supposed traffic violations, but then using the evidence to deport workers suspected of having entered the country illegally.



  2. Detention deaths ‘are in hundreds’

    US: The deaths of scores of undocumented workers in US detention centres have been covered up by immigration officers, the American Civil Liberties Union has revealed.

    Hundreds of reports containing evidence of mistreatment of prisoners have been obtained by the ACLU and released to the New York Times.

    The group said the documents showed at least 107 migrant or immigrant workers had died in jail since 2003.



  3. Online racists lose appeal

    Crime: Two racists have lost their appeals against Britain’s first conviction for inciting racial hatred online.

    Simon Sheppard and Stephen Whittle were jailed at Leeds Crown Court in July last year after they were charged with publishing racially inflammatory material, distributing racially inflammatory material and possessing racially inflammatory material with a view to distribution.



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