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Dan Sohege

Dan Sohege

Total 10 Posts
  • UK.
Human rights advocate, international refugee law specialist, immigration economist, charity fundraising professional and Director of Stand For All.

Channel crossings: No “soundbite” or “three word answer”.

7 min read
I had a dream last night where I was briefing a Prime Minister about practical, humane, ways to reduce channel crossings. You could tell it was a dream because they actually listened.

All government wants is for asylum seekers to be out of sight out of mind.

3 min read
Rather than doing anything practical to tackle gangs, the government blames human rights lawyers – the very people who are making sure asylum seekers are correctly and lawfully processed.

Government has more interest in allowing vulnerable children to be targeted by traffickers than tackling traffickers.

3 min read
How many children refugees will join those already being incorrectly classed as adults by the Home Office’s social workers? How many risk being sent to Rwanda or stuck in camps?

The Home Office’s bureaucracy has been destroying people’s lives for decades. Increasing it isn’t the way forward.

5 min read
Implementing a sponsored visa route, rather than waiving visas, risks putting refugees in greater danger of exploitation, without long-term security. It is a cop-out by the government to avoid providing genuine support.

Refugees don’t need visas.

4 min read
The UK Government must scrap visa requirements for refugees and halt carrier liability fines, to ensure those who do seek asylum in the UK can reach here safely.

Refugee protection means more than just saying words of support.

2 min read
When you see big numbers in relation to refugee situations, ensure you put them into context.

How the Home Office spends money hurting people.

3 min read
Instead of wasting more money on failed immigration policies, on hurting and othering people, the UK Government could use it to help people struggling in this country.
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