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Solidarity Walk for Refugees and Migrants in Detention

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From Larne House to Belfast

2 Hope Street

Larne

BT40 1UR

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Solidarity walk is an awareness raising event over two days aiming to draw attention to the experiences of people held in detention centres like Larne House because of UK immigration policy.

Larne House Short-term Holding Centre holds detainees for up to a week before they are removed, transferred, or released. A large number of detainees suffer extreme isolation as they know no-one in the UK and know little of the law or their rights and entitlements. Because of their experiences at home, many are already traumatised and now find themselves detained, with no release date and with the prospect of being forcibly returned.

Starting from Larne House the walkers will make their way to Belfast over 2 days. In addition to core walkers undertaking the full 26-mile journey, people are welcome to sign up for a day and join at any point along the way. You are also welcome to join our gatherings at 7pm on the nights of the 30th June (Harbour Faith Community, Carrickfergus), and 1st July (Lawrence Street Workshops, Belfast), for food, films fun, music and reflection.

Joining the walk is free though we will ask for a small donation towards the cost of dinner and accomodation. We will be raising money for two charities: Phone credit for refugees and Larne House Visitor's Group.

If you would like to make your donation directly now head to over to https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/solidaritywalk , and make a donation there, it will be much appreciated.

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2 Hope Street

Larne

BT40 1UR

United Kingdom

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