Windrush Generation: We Will Not Be Moved. The community with roots in the Caribbean can’t understand the treatment by the Government.
They docked Tilbury 22 June 1948. Some stranded in the UK and in the Caribbean. April 29: AMBER RUDD HAS RESIGNED. Prime Minister has accepted her resignation.
June 22 officially Windrush Day.
Large crowd demonstrated at Windrush Square, Brixton Friday 20th April. It was in protest against the Government’s handling of the Caribbean migrants and the Windrush Generation.
Many live in Brixton and queued up to tell their stories. The Windrush Generation talked rejection and pain. Ancestors invited to the UK 40 years ago to work for the country. They helped build Britain.
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott spoke at the rally. She called on the government for compensation to those affected by the controversy. Ms Abbott also called for justice and the release of those held in detention.
Theresa May recently apologised in the House of Commons and admitted mistakes made.
PM confirmed that members of the Windrush generation who have been treated unfairly by the Home Office to be compensated.
The activist group Stand Up To Racism organised the rally.
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