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​​​​​​​Bigots’ plan puts refugee lives in peril

​​​​​​​Bigots’ plan puts refugee lives in peril France has warned the Tories not to do anything that breaches international law to avoid a “serious loss” of confidence and cooperation.

No to the coronavirus act

No to the coronavirus act Boris Johnson has recklessly abandoned all the Covid-19 regulations such as mask wearing and social distancing. He has herded children and workers into unsafe schools.

Cruel Tory asylum system awaits Afghan refugees

Cruel Tory asylum system awaits Afghan refugees The situation for Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban and arriving in Britain is becoming ever more critical.

Don’t be fooled—there is money for refugees

Don’t be fooled—there is money for refugees The right is spinning arguments against refugees coming to Britain. They claim there’s “no room” or “not enough money” to take them all in.

The filthy lies about Afghan refugees that the Tories will take from Australia

The filthy lies about Afghan refugees that the Tories will take from Australia Twenty years ago a rescue at sea by the Tampa ship was employed by the right wing Australian government to demonise Afghan refugees

‘Tories humiliate us’—Afghan refugee campaigner slams hypocrisy

‘Tories humiliate us’—Afghan refugee campaigner slams hypocrisy “It is Britain and America who should take responsibility for their failures.”

Limbo—the absurd tragedy of life as a refugee

27 July 2021
Limbo, directed by Ben Sharrock, is a sensitive and unsensationalised portrayal of the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers

Border crossings, asylum and migration—the truth behind the headlines

25 July 2021
The Tories are stepping up their attacks on people who cross the Channel to seek safety of a better life. Some 8,461 migrants made the crossing in 2020—a figure that has already been reached this year.

Tory plan to deport Zimbabweans could be a ‘death sentence’

16 July 2021
The Tories are pressing ahead with more mass deportations.

Tories will make rescuing refugees a crime

10 July 2021
The Nationality and Borders Bill seeks to criminalise refugees over how they enter Britain. Refugees and activists spoke to Isabel Ringrose about the escalating attacks on refugee rights.

Now ramp up the fight against Tory repression

06 July 2021
The Tories are ramming home a multi-pronged assault on basic rights.

Close Napier barracks after court rules the site is damaging for refugees

03 June 2021
 Six refugees won a legal challenge against the government on Thursday.

Vile queen’s speech sets out Tories’ vicious agenda

11 May 2021
The Queen’s Speech read in parliament on Tuesday unveiled the Tories’ plans for future attacks.

Over 2,000 refugees die after EU state pushbacks

06 May 2021
More than 2,000 refugees have died during the pandemic as a result of illegal pushbacks by countries in the European Union (EU).

Refugees to be forced back to the Napier camp

13 April 2021
The Home Office is sending asylum seekers back to the condemned camp, reports Isabel Ringrose

Pandemic has worsened inequality and state repression, warns Amnesty report

08 April 2021
Inequality, oppression and state repression have deepened across the globe during the pandemic, according to a damning new report.

Victory as Penally camp closes, but keep up battle for refugee rights

18 March 2021
This is living proof that protesting against the Tories’ attempt to scapegoat refugees works

Refugees in Napier and Penally camps feel vindicated after damning report

10 March 2021
Refugees trapped in camps across Britain felt “depressed and hopeless at their circumstances”, according to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICBI).

System bars Shamima Begum from coming home

02 March 2021
The court ruling that Begum can’t enter Britain sets a racist precedent that anyone’s citizenship can be stripped away says Isabel Ringrose

Home Office risked refugees’ lives in Napier barracks by ignoring health advice

19 February 2021
The Home Office ignored advice to not house asylum seekers in the ex-army barracks at Napier in Kent, the High Court has heard.

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