Demo in St Peter’s Square sees those with first-hand experience of trying to stay in the UK after fleeing their homes speak out against the government’s Nationality and Borders Bill.
Children’s asylum delays in the North West continue to torment them
Social workers are reporting that asylum seeking children are emotionally and physically falling apart due to delays in the asylum system.
Report by GM Immigration Aid Unit documents migrant children suffering under a dysfunctional asylum system.
Immigration detention centres have no place in Manchester or the UK
Refugee Week takes place every year across the UK, and is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourage a better understanding between communities. This year on it’s 20th anniversary it ran from 18 to 24 June, yet over this same 20 years […]
‘The Truth About Fake News’ – the portrayal of refugees and asylum seekers in the media
The ‘hostile environment’ for refugees and immigrants in the UK has seen state-sanctioned human rights abuses proliferate. The government has been aided and abetted in producing this toxic environment by the right wing media in the UK, who persistently demonise immigrants and stir up far-right outrage. With the number of refugees and asylum seekers likely […]
Not the fake news : real stories of refuge and asylum
We have all seen the frequently published articles of the right wing press monstering refugees and asylum seekers. Using them as a scapegoat for all of society’s ill’s and diverting attention away from the inadequate government policy that causes them. Refugee’s are blamed for the shortage of housing, long NHS waiting times, lack of school […]