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On Windrush, Citizenship and its Others

Nisha Kapoor First published on Verso blog on 1st May 2018. When Empire Windrush docked on the shores of Tilbury in June 1948 it brought workers, British colonial subjects, from the Caribbean who would fill labour shortages in the aftermath of the second world war, a war for which many of the arrivals and their […]

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When they take babies from mothers and mothers from babies

Nisha Kapoor First Published on Verso Blog 7th March 2018 for the International Women’s Strike. The Women’s Strike rejects the decades of economic inequality, criminalisation and policing, racial and sexual violence, and endless global war and terrorism. To this end, one central component of this strike must be to address the intensifying violence against and […]

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Arun Kundnani – The Empire Comes Home: Trump, Brexit, and Islamophobia

The history of colonialism teaches us that the violence practised abroad always comes home in some form. In the past, the violent conflicts associated with Western colonialism rarely travelled from the periphery to the center. But today they do, as a result of the transnational connections capitalist globalization has enabled. Our governments declare a “global […]

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Nisha Kapoor and Kasia Narkowicz – The character of citizenship

  Originally published in OpenDemocracy: The character of citizenship: denying the rights of asylum seekers and criminalising dissent, 20th May 2017 Refusing citizenship on grounds of ‘character’ reflects the criminalisation of global political dissent and resistance, while these subjective criteria normalise an imperialist system of citizenship. History tells us that citizenship is a privilege, not a […]

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The artwork on our page

We would like to thank the artists who have kindly agreed for us to use their artwork on this website: The images that you can see on the front page are by Aaron Hughes, Adel Abdel Bary, Babar Ahmad and Sarah Mirk.   These images below are by Adel Abdel Bary:   The images below are photos of craft […]

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Poetry & Spoken Word event

Racism, Rights and Resistance: An Evening of Poetry and Spoken Word 13th May 2016, York Deport Deprive Extradite organised a public event in York, inviting four poets to reflect on the key themes of our project through poetry and spoken word. Poets Talha Ahsan, Hodan Yusuf, Elmi Ali and Hafsah Aneela Bashir performed their work around Racism, […]

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Welcome to the Deport, Deprive, Extradite blog

Welcome! On the DDE blog we aim to share reflections, events and news associated with the core themes of the project.    

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