Refugees

Top 5 books written by refugees, chosen by Gulwali Passarlay
Top 5 Books

Top 5 books written by refugees, chosen by Gulwali Passarlay

‘This idea that refugees’ stories are all sad, it’s not true.’ These are memoirs of hope, determination and love.

Protesters gather outside Home Office to rally against Channel crossing deaths
Home Office

Protesters gather outside Home Office to rally against Channel crossing deaths

Over 100 protesters came together outside the Home Office, carrying “borders kills” and “refugees welcome” banners

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK
Refugees

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK

People seeking asylum face a long list of challenges when they arrive in the UK. These refugee charities are fighting to make the system fairer

Climate change is forcing more people out of their homes than war
Environment

Climate change is forcing more people out of their homes than war

Ministers ‘happy to spend millions on drones’ but ignore refugees in Budget
Politics

Ministers ‘happy to spend millions on drones’ but ignore refugees in Budget

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Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open
Social Justice

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open

‘Nowhere near good enough’: Government slammed over lack of support for LGBTQ+ Afghans
Activism

‘Nowhere near good enough’: Government slammed over lack of support for LGBTQ+ Afghans

The UK needs a common policy on refugees, not this shameful shambles
Opinion

The UK needs a common policy on refugees, not this shameful shambles

A charity has salvaged tents from Reading Festival to give to refugees
Activism

A charity has salvaged tents from Reading Festival to give to refugees

Afghan refugees given ‘warm welcome’ could have to live off £39 a week
News

Afghan refugees given ‘warm welcome’ could have to live off £39 a week

Businesses are queueing up to offer jobs to Afghan refugees
Employment

Businesses are queueing up to offer jobs to Afghan refugees

Musicians in Exile: The group uniting refugees via song
Music

Musicians in Exile: The group uniting refugees via song

Limbo ‘was a chance to show the world what refugees are really like’
Film

Limbo ‘was a chance to show the world what refugees are really like’

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Interpreting for asylum seekers is about more than translation
Opinion

Interpreting for asylum seekers is about more than translation

This is what it’s like to spend 13 years battling for refugee status
Politics

This is what it’s like to spend 13 years battling for refugee status

Art Refuge is creating a safe space for refugees on Napier Barracks’ doorstep
News

Art Refuge is creating a safe space for refugees on Napier Barracks’ doorstep

Undoing the false narrative on the refugee crisis, one coffee at a time
Activism

Undoing the false narrative on the refugee crisis, one coffee at a time

Seven refugees, seven decades and what the historic UN treaty means to them
News

Seven refugees, seven decades and what the historic UN treaty means to them

People are rejecting a ‘politics of hate’ and offering refugees a home
Activism

People are rejecting a ‘politics of hate’ and offering refugees a home

Don’t be too cynical about Airbnb housing Afghan refugees. Just a bit cynical
Opinion

Don’t be too cynical about Airbnb housing Afghan refugees. Just a bit cynical

5 ways to volunteer with refugees in the UK
Activism

5 ways to volunteer with refugees in the UK

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MPs ask if Johnson expects Afghans to ‘hang around and wait for execution’
Politics

MPs ask if Johnson expects Afghans to ‘hang around and wait for execution’

Afghanistan: What can I do?
Activism

Afghanistan: What can I do?

MPs debate ‘cruel’ Borders Bill in parliament
Social Justice

MPs debate ‘cruel’ Borders Bill in parliament

Susie Dent has teamed up with the UN to make a refugee dictionary
Social Justice

Susie Dent has teamed up with the UN to make a refugee dictionary

Indie band The Snuts donate £5,000 video budget to help refugees
Social Justice

Indie band The Snuts donate £5,000 video budget to help refugees

For the Rohingya, Covid is both a distraction and a threat
Opinion

For the Rohingya, Covid is both a distraction and a threat

Mercy Baguma: Memorial portrait captures ‘beautiful human being’
Social Justice

Mercy Baguma: Memorial portrait captures ‘beautiful human being’

‘You can’t eat toilet paper’: Life in lockdown with refugees at home
Social Justice

‘You can’t eat toilet paper’: Life in lockdown with refugees at home

Campaigners want council action to protect at-risk migrants during pandemic
Social Justice

Campaigners want council action to protect at-risk migrants during pandemic

Glum vision: Succeeding against the odds as a child refugee in Britain
Social Justice

Glum vision: Succeeding against the odds as a child refugee in Britain

Giving refugees longer to get back on their feet could save UK £7m
Social Justice

Giving refugees longer to get back on their feet could save UK £7m

How to save the lives of migrants while you save money
Social Justice

How to save the lives of migrants while you save money