Hackney Refugee and Migrant Support Group

Campaigning for the welfare of refugees and migrants in Hackney

HRMSG is an independent campaigning and support group in East London. We hold monthly open meetings for all those who share our concerns.

Flyer for the East London public meeting convened by HRMSG in June 2009:

HRMSG June 2009 public meeting flyer.pdf



Hackney Refugee and Migrant Support Group (HRMSG):

* campaigns against detention, deportation and destitution
* campaigns for the rights of migrants

contact hrmsgroup@googlemail.com for more info

Blog Posts

HRMSG is no more, long live NELMA

Unfortunately HRMSG has withered into non-existence, at a time when support is needed more than ever, and increasing numbers of people are looking ways to support migrants.

Fortunately, out of the volunteers at Hackney Migrant Centre and similar organisations, we now have North East London Migrant Action (NELMA) which is developing its own way of developing support. Contact them at …


Posted by Myk Zeitlin on May 12, 2016 at 21:12


WORLDbytes, a unique Citizen TV school based in Hackney East London, are the key media partners for this year’s Battle of Ideas festival at the Barbican on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October. This is a major festival featuring 80+ sessions, over 400 speakers and nearly 3,000 attendees. With different strands on social, political, scientific, academic and cultural discussions, this is an exciting and highly creditable event…


Posted by WORLDwrite on August 19, 2015 at 16:35

An Ever More Hostile Environment?

Posted by Myk Zeitlin on June 13, 2015 at 18:30

Filmed Public Lecture: The Abolition of Slavery Debate

An alternative lecture and discussion on factors which lead to the end of slavery. Were C.L.R James and Eric Williams right? Despite its profits, was slavery an inherently unstable system and outdated mode of production? With slaves dying like flies and rebellion on the cards was abolition ultimately a matter of economics? What role did moral objections play and what did William Wilberforce really have to do with it?

In his seminal work Black Jacobins C.L.R. James tells us…


Posted by WORLDwrite on May 27, 2015 at 19:00



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