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Category: Refugee Stories
Two young brothers reunited, thanks to Safe Passage
Safe Passage explains, “Through our expert legal work, we’ve helped dozens of families fleeing war and persecution reach safety and reunite with their loved ones. “Just a few weeks back,
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Refugee doctors enabled to practice in the UK
Saad Maida, a  Syrian Christian obstetrician, has completed a long journey for professional recognition in the UK thanks to the Refugee Council’s Building Bridges programme, which supports refugee health workers
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We Refugees, a poem by Benjamin Zephaniah
I come from a musical place Where they shoot me for my song And my brother has been tortured By my brother in my land. I come from a beautiful
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Criminalisation of asylum seekers- Afghan refugee imprisoned
An Afghan refugee who supported the British army by checking vehicles for Taliban bombs has been convicted of illegally entering the UK and imprisoned in Lewes. The Lewes Organisation in
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Refugees return to barge as Braverman conceals Rwanda costs
Around 30 refugees were forced to return to the Bibby Stockholm this week.   https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bibby-stockholm-portland-migrants-home-office-b2432317.html#:~:text=Asylum%20seekers%20have%20been%20forced,discovered%20in%20its%20water%20supply   The Port Authority refused to accept care packages prepared by a local refugee support
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Rwanda targets dissidents living abroad
A new report by Human Rights Watch reveals that Rwandan authorities are seeking to silence criticism from Rwandans living around the world.The repressive methods used include threatening relatives still in
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Dorset volunteers seek help to support Bibby Stockholm asylum seekers
Paul Kimber, a Dorset Quaker from the Portland Global Friendship Group, has reported on the efforts made to welcome asylum seekers on Portland, including the following update from Laney, one
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A warm welcome for refugees- a Dorset campaigner speaks to Radio Solent.
Safe Passage campaigner Judith Williams has described the warm welcome given to the Ukrainian family she hosts. She also described the many Dorset initiatives to support refugees, including by the
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Afghan stories
An audience of 80 recently heard about the experiences of Afghan asylum seekers and refugees living in Bournemouth. Two workers from the International Care Network, a charity supporting refugees and
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Missing migrant children
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001jslt   BBC Radio 4’s File on 4 has featured an excellent investigation into the 200 migrant children who have gone missing from government-run hotels. 136 have vanished from one
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