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Month: June 2022

The mythical ‘refugee crisis’

The Government claims that the UK has resettled more refugees that any other EU country. However, this figure only refers to a limited, specific UN resettlement scheme and only represents six
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First Rwanda flight cancelled

The Government’s plan to send the first group of asylum seekers to Rwanda has been abandoned after the European Court of Human Rights intervened.   https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jun/14/european-court-humam-right-makes-11th-hour-intervention-in-rwanda-asylum-seeker-plan   A ruling in
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Campaigners protest outside Truro Cathedral

Dozens of children’s shoes were left outside Truro Cathedral recently to protest against Cornish MPs’ failure to support family reunion. All six MPs have voted against the Dubs amendment to
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‘Resettled’ asylum seekers in Rwanda lack basic care

A Daily Telegraph investigation has found that refugees caught up in Libya’s civil war and subsequently ‘resettled ‘ in Rwanda have been living in a transit camp for up to
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Growing criticism of Government’s Rwanda scheme

Criticism of the Government’s Rwanda refugee deportation policy is mounting as all 25 bishops and archbishops sitting in the House Of Lords condemned it as an “immoral policy” that “shames
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Rwanda latest

Priti Patel has announced that the first Rwanda deportation flight will take place on 14th June. So far, the scheme is not acting as a deterrent, as the numbers of
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‘We need support to find jobs’- Ukrainian refugees speak to Woman’s Hour.

BBC Woman’s Hour has interviewed two Ukrainian women who are now refugees in London. They say that one of their main needs is help to find work, so that they
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Unaccompanied Ukrainian children

More than 500 Ukrainian children who have fled the fighting without their parents are stuck in Europe after applying to the Homes for Ukraine scheme, according to a Guardian article.
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