No One Is Illegal Radio / June 5, 5-6pm / Anti-Deportation Days
This month’s No One Is Illegal Radio is part of Anti-Deportation Days in Montreal, two weeks of activities to demand Status For All, build a Solidarity City and to oppose deportations, detentions and double punishment. More information about Anti-Deportation Days is available here
On today’s show: End Immigration Detention (with Mina Ramos); Resisting the Criminalization of Sex Workers (with Robyn Maynard); Open Borders (with Nandita Sharma).
-> You can listen to the LIVE show today (Thursday, June 5) from 5-6pm on CKUT 90.3FM in Montreal or at www.ckut.ca everywhere. <-
More info about the show below:
END IMMIGRATION DETENTION - We feature an interview with MINA RAMOS of the Campaign to End Immigration Detention in Guelph, Ontario. She speaks about the current detention review boycott by migrant prisoners in Ontario jails, as well as the broader campaign in support of upwards of 200 striking detainees. We also feature the voices of detainees themselves. For background, visit: http://endimmigrationdetention.com/
RESISTING THE CRIMINALIZATION OF SEX WORKERS - We feature an interview with ROBYN MAYNARD, an outreach worker with Stella, an organization by and for sex workers. Robyn provides analysis of the new Conservative government proposed laws concerning sex work. Watch a recent CBC debate on the Conservative anti-sex worker law, with Robyn Maynard, here
OPEN BORDERS - In the context of Anti-Deportations Days in Montreal, we feature an interview with activist scholar NANDITA SHARMA. Nandita’s research and writing is shaped by the social movements she is active in, including No Borders movements and those struggling for the commons. Read “Why No Borders” here
This month’s No One Is Illegal Radio is hosted by Carolin Huang and produced by Jaggi Singh. You can listen to the LIVE show today (Thursday, June 5) from 5-6pm on CKUT 90.3FM in Montreal or at www.ckut.ca everywhere. This show is part of CKUT’s Off The Hour. We’re grassroots community radio on the island of Montreal.
No One Is Illegal-Montreal is part of a worldwide movement of resistance, fighting for justice and dignity, and the right to self-determination for migrants, refugees and indigenous people. Our campaign is in public confrontation with the Canadian state, denouncing and taking action to combat racial profiling, police brutality, detentions and deportations, as well as opposing the displacement and genocide of indigenous peoples on Turtle Island.
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