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Campaign groups in Sheffield to stage protest against evictions during national weekend of action against TUI UK News

On Saturday, August 28, activists across the country will target TUI stores to voice their opposition to the airline operating deportation flights on behalf of the Home Office.

The South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group has announced its participation in the event, organized by SOAS Detainee Support, Anti Raids Sheffield and One Rainbow Bridge Network.

A spokesperson said: “TUI is the main airline complicit in the Interior Ministry’s brutal deportation regime. This year alone, TUI carried out 19 suspected mass deportation flights. “

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Plane operated by TUI (Photo by ANTHONY DEVLIN / AFP via Getty Images)

A deportation flight from the UK to Jamaica in 2020, targeting many of the Windrush generation who had lived in the UK since childhood, drew attention to deportation flights.

The demonstration in Sheffield will take place from noon.

When approached, TUI said she was “unable to comment”.

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