First they came for the asylum seeker ...
Categories: Articles:Asylum & Refugees |
Published: 15/03/2012 |
The largest security company in the world, G4S, and two other security companies are set to take over asylum-seeker housing, privatising the last 'humanitarian' public housing for those fleeing persecution. But this is only the latest evidence of asylum seekers being used as 'guinea pigs' to test unsavoury policies in such areas as welfare reform, legal aid and now housing.Asylum seekers were the guinea pigs for all kinds of brutal and unacceptable policies that are now beginning to be applied more widely." John Grayson, Institute of Race Relations, 8 March
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