CALL TO ACTION: Hunger Strikers Released as CBSA Resists Demands to Release Remaining Detainees

April 2, 2020

#HungerStrikeLaval #FreeThemAll #StatusForAll Migrants detained in the CBSA’s Laval Immigration Holding Centre suspended their hunger strike yesterday as two more of the hunger strikers, including their spokesperson Abdoul*, were released yesterday, and another today. Around 20 detainees remain in the main part of the centre, along with more held in the Rivière-des-Prairies jail in Montreal. — SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO BELOW — GALLERY OF SUPPORT — MESSAGE FROM ABDOUL, JUST RELEASED The migrant detainees’ courageous 8-day hunger strike provoked an outpouring of support from coast to coast, demanding the immediate release of all detainees with adequate & safe...

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Letters of Support from Coast to Coast for Detainees’ Hunger Strike

April 1, 2020
Letters of Support from Coast to Coast for Detainees’ Hunger Strike

The eight day long hunger strike by the migrant detainees at the Laval Immigration Holding Center gathered coast to coast support. Here we publish the open letters by various...

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Gallery of Support from Coast to Coast for Detainees’ Hunger Strike

April 1, 2020
Gallery of Support from Coast to Coast for Detainees’ Hunger Strike

The eight day long hunger strike by the migrant detainees at the Laval Immigration Holding Center gathered coast to coast support. Below is a gallery of images received over...

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Solidarity with migrant detainees on hunger-strike

March 25, 2020

Check in here regularly. We will try to post the latest developments, calls to action and updates from detainees. LOG – calls from the prison Call to Action: Hunger...

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Migrants on Hunger Strike at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre: Act Now in Solidarity

March 25, 2020
Migrants on Hunger Strike at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre: Act Now in Solidarity

– Stay in touch! Look here for updates and renewed calls for support Migrants detained at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre have launched an indefinite hunger strike to demand...

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COMMUNIQUÉ FROM PRISONERS IN THE LAVAL IMMIGRATION HOLDING CENTRE: HUNGER-STRIKE UNTIL WE ARE FREE

March 25, 2020

COMMUNIQUÉ FROM PRISONERS IN THE LAVAL IMMIGRATION HOLDING CENTRE: HUNGER-STRIKE UNTIL WE ARE FREE Laval, 24 March 2020 Following the petition we wrote [on 19 March, sent to government...

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The Borders Must Remain Open! Refugees Welcome!

March 21, 2020
The Borders Must Remain Open! Refugees Welcome!

COMMUNIQUE For immediate release The Borders Must Remain Open! Refugees Welcome! Montreal, March 21st, 2020 – The federal government yesterday announced the closure of the US-Canada border to asylum...

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