Julia Powell

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Statement: Response to Afghanistan crisis and government resettlement programme

Response to the Afghanistan crisis and UK government resettlement programme from Asylum Matters, Freedom from Torture, Refugee Action, the Refugee Council and Scottish Refugee Council Overview Many Afghans now face profound dangers to their lives, human rights, and ability to live in freedom and dignity. The UK’s response to the crisis must be compassionate, comprehensive …

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Media Release: Women and children abandoned by proposed refugee rules, reveals new campaign coalition

1 June 2021 Two in every three women and children that the UK would accept as refugees now, would be turned away in future under proposed new government rules (1), reveal new figures released today (1 June 2021). The findings, which also show that women and children make up half of people currently accepted as …

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