Act now to free Victor Mujakachi

Victor Mujakachi
Victor Mujakachi, who has been detained and awaits deportation.

Our friend and Messenger volunteer Victor Mujakachi has been detained by the Home Office and awaits deportation. ASSIST Sheffield have started a petition to secure his release. He needs your help.

Please sign the petition and share.

He was detained when reporting at Vulcan House the morning of 11th February, along with another Zimbabwean asylum seeker. Victor has been an indispensable volunteer with many organisations across the city since arriving here in 2003.

There is deep concern for Victor Mujakachi’s safety and for that of any other asylum seeker forcibly returned to Zimbabwe.

In 2008 a warrant for his arrest was issued by the Zimbabwean authorities, following critical comments he made online about the re-election of Robert Mugabe. He applied for asylum but his application was turned down, as were two further asylum applications in the following years.

Please sign the petition to call for his release: Act now to help keep Victor safe

More of his story and how you can support his release can be found on the ASSIST website.

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