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Revised Rwanda plan and Illegal Migration Act will increase dangerous crossings
Rwanda plan and Illegal Migration Act will increase dangerous journeys and drive refugees underground
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Dire situation for refugees housed at Wethersfield, disused airbase in Essex
Wethersfield has been condemned as unsuitable accommodation for refugees by two home secretaries, Priti Patel and James Cleverly, yet it is still in use. James Cleverly has said he would
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Highlights of 2023, City of Sanctuary Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole
  Highlights of 2023- news from the City of Sanctuary Group As we come to the end of 2023, I’ve found some time to reflect on all the amazing work
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Safe Passage recommends ways to reduce dangerous journeys
  With a general election looming, Safe Passage has published a plan for a new, humanitarian and achievable policy on asylum. Its five guiding principles are that it: • saves
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New support centre for refugees in Bournemouth.
Refugee Support Europe is setting up its first UK project- a Dignity Centre to support the refugees based in Bournemouth hotel accommodation.   Working closely with ICN, the City of
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Some asylum seekers refuse to go to the Bibby Stockholm
The first asylum seekers have arrived at the Bibby Stockholm, but at least 20 refugees have refused to go. Many are being supported by Care4Calais, which has set up an
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Send a Mother’s Day card to your MP!
The refugee charity, Safe Passage, is asking people to send a Mother’s Day card to their MPs , reminding them that families need safe routes to reunite. ✍Get creative –
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Vital support for refugees and asylum seekers at schools and universities
Diwa came to the UK from Afghanistan when she was 16. “My teachers were very nice and kind to me,” she recalls, “but the teaching style is very different here.
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Email campaign to deter airlines from providing Rwanda flights
Freedom from Torture, a campaigning charity, is urging people to email airlines who may be prepared to provide Rwanda deportation flights. A previous emailing campaign encouraged flight companies Privilege Style
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Fill the Skies with Hope
This new campaign, launched by Together with Refugees, urges Prime Minister Liz Truss to change the policy on banishing refugees and asylum seekers to Rwanda.   It involves sending orange
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