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About Stuart Crosthwaite

Stuart is a migrant-rights campaigner, writer and organiser in Sheffield after having been a migrant worker. He is currently Secretary of the South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG) and has worked extensively with migrant communities in the area.

Articles by Stuart Crosthwaite

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Marked out for attack: living in the UK 'asylum market'

Private companies took public money to house asylum seekers behind distinctive red doors and make them wear bright shiny wristbands.

‘The company you need to target is G4S’. Opponents form strategic alliance

Critics of the world's biggest security company are banding together. A report from the Stop G4S Convergence campaign.

'The UK Border Agency is playing a game to scare us'

If you’ve sought asylum in a distant country, who are the last people you’d want to meet? Representatives of the government that persecuted you. Yet this is exactly what happened to Sudanese refugees, at the hands of the UK asylum system

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