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Refugees

Total 17 Posts
"Refugees are people who have fled war, violence, conflict or persecution and have crossed an international border to find safety in another country. They often have had to flee with little more than the clothes on their back, leaving behind homes, possessions, jobs and loved ones." (UNHCR)

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.

Western countries are shipping refugees to poorer nations in exchange for cash

6 min read
The UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK Government persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak want to crack down on migration – An expert reviews their plans

5 min read
An expert breaks down the promises from the two Conservative leadership candidates on immigration, despite the fact it isn’t a pressing issue with voters anymore.

Survey shows British people, and especially Tory voters, feel very differently about some refugees than others.

5 min read
A heartening 70% of British voters want to allow Ukrainians into the UK but only 50% feel the same way about Afghans. And the difference is even starker among those who vote Conservative.

Mapping the world’s refugee population.

4 min read
According to a report by the UNHCR, the number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 89 million by the end of 2021. This number is up 8% from the year before and in 2022 to date already surpassed 100 million.

Commonwealth leaders gather in Rwanda as UK refugee plan focuses attention on human rights.

5 min read
The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Rwanda will be complicated by the UK’s plan to send refugees to Rwanda. A policy that, like almost everything else Boris Johnson touches, is likely to reflect badly on everyone involved.

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.
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