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Support for deportation protesters at Belfast City Hall event

Belfast Lord Mayor Deirdre Hargey signs a letter of support during the protest at the City Hall in Belfast to mark International Migrants Day. Picture Mark Marlow

Supporters gathered outside Belfast City Hall yesterday to mark International Migrants Day and show their solidarity with the Stansted 15 protesters.

They were found guilty last week of breaching terror laws after they stopped a mass deportation charter flight from taking off last March, and are due to be sentenced shortly.

Demonstrations were held across Ireland and Britain, including Derry.

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