The latest victims of the “Deporter-in-Chief” are Bangladeshi refugees waging a desperate protest campaign.
About 160 Bangladeshi immigrants facing imminent deportation say that they will likely be arrested or killed if they return home, and that the Obama administration is knowingly putting them in harm’s way. Many of those scheduled to be deported—perhaps as early as Monday—helped launch the #FreedomGiving hunger strikes that took place last year in detention centers across the country.
Last week, former immigrant detainees from the New York City-based organization DRUM (Desis Rising Up and Moving) gathered in front of Hillary Clinton’s headquarters to ask her to intervene.
“While media attention has focused on Trump’s virulent anti-immigrant rhetoric, mass deportation of Muslims is already reality sanctioned by Democratic Party-backed policies for many refugees and migrants,” said Roksana Mun, the Director of Stategies at DRUM. “We need leadership to take a clear position against these deadly deportations, and to take concrete action to stop these deportations.”
Read more: alternet.org
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