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How to solve a problem like Calais?

09 September on Blog

  "The migrants should be deported from French territory and placed in closed detention centres until they can be sent home."  These are the words of a young, French self-proclaimed,...

 

Time to put an end to indefinite detention.

01 September on Blog, Elections 2015

Image copyright DIBP images Over 30,000 people were locked up in the UK last year - but not because they had committed a crime. They were trying to apply for the...

 

Countdown to 2015…

28 July on Blog, Elections 2015

When Russell Brand famously decried voting a waste of time last year I was angry. At the same time I was grateful to him for sparking a national debate on the...

 

Sewing classes: an effective tool to fight against loneliness

10 July on Blog, Home Away From Home, Meet The Forum

Loneliness and isolation are one of the biggest challenges that asylum seekers and refugees fight against when they come to the UK and settle in a country whose social, cultural...

 

A Year in the Life of the Forum: Our Report Card is Out

02 July on Blog, Meet The Forum

Due to popular demand, this year we again chose to produce our annual report in the form of Infographics. The report card is great snapshot of our achievements but, it...

 

It is your turn to Empower a Refugee!

26 June on Home Away From Home

It is 7pm on Tuesday evening and the main hall of St. Ethelburga’s is already crowded. People are queuing at the reception desk, a mixture of excitement and curiosity in...