Bristol Resident Due for Deportation to Russia

 
"Stop Alex's Deportation - Alex belongs to Bristol..." Bristol Resident Due for Deportation to Russia "Stop Alex's Deportation - Alex belongs to Bristol..." Chris of No Borders writes: Alexandre Sidenko from Russia is currently detained in Tinsley House IRC, with removal directions set for Wednesday 16th January on British Airways Flight BAo874 from Heathrow Airport @ 12:25 to Moscow. He was 'snatched' from his Bristol home and community where he has lived for seven years, on Wednesday 2nd January 2008....In 1999 following the death of one of his friends in Chechnya Alex became active in demonstrating against the war (In 1999 Russian government forces killed numerous civilians through the use of indiscriminate force in Chechnya, and security officials' beatings resulted in numerous deaths) as a result he was arrested on four occasions. ...His appeal [for asylum] was dismissed in September 2004 on both Refugee Convention and Humanitarian grounds and he was asked to leave the UK. The Home office being of the opinion that Alex would not be at risk if he were sent back to Russia ...[but] On 21st October 2007 Alex received a letter from his daughter who lives in Ukraine telling him how worried she is for him and how "some men with military ID's were looking for him and questioned Alex's niece who lives in Moscow as to Alex's whereabouts. What you can do to help! ... Full article.| Stop Alex's Deportation - Alex belongs to Bristol | Betraying human rights in Russia (Human Rights Watch) | Related News: Dawn Raid Prevented by Bristol (and national) Activists | Video: Bristol No Borders Action (the video is an .avi, try using VLC Media Player to view) | Press Release: 'No Borders' Activists Prevent 'Dawn Raids' on Children (UK Indymedia) | www.noborders.org.uk | UN International Migrants Day (UN.org) | No Borders camp & protest | How to continue the 'No Borders' campaign | Contribute An Article | How To Contribute Articles - A Brief Guide | Add To The Calendar

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