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TWO CLASSROOMS OF CHILDREN COULD BE DETAINED EACH DAY UNDER NEW REFUGEE BILL

Two classrooms of children could be detained each day under the new Illegal Migration Bill, reveals Citizens UK and Together With Refugees today (27 June), as school children and community leaders demonstrate outside Parliament to call for an end to refugee child detention.   A classroom of school children on Parliament Square wrote messages of support on giant teddies for […]

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Pride Month 2023: Micro Rainbow’s work with LGBTQI refugees and asylum seekers in the UK

For more than ten years, Together With Refugees member organisation Micro Rainbow has been supporting the integration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people who flee persecution and reach the UK in search of safety. Micro Rainbow employs a holistic approach to integration which is person-centred and based on three pillars: safe

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LEADING MEDICAL BODIES SOUND ALARM OVER PUTTING REFUGEE CHILDREN BEHIND BARS

Leading medical voices are today (Monday 19th June 2023) – at the start of Refugee Week – joining forces with Together With Refugees to raise their concerns about the plan to detain refugee children, without a time limit, in the new Illegal Migration Bill.  The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the British Medical

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Hospitality Not Hostility

During Refugee Week (19-25 June) and Scottish Refugee Festival (16-25 June), as the government’s #RefugeeBanBill continues through Parliament, we will stand up and show that our communities want Hospitality Not Hostility for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. We are inviting everyone in the Together With Refugees coalition – and beyond! – to show #HospitalityNotHostility by hosting a community

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Building solidarity locally: Responding to hostility

Responding to far right attacks – some practical tips for local organisations  HOPE not Hate tracked a 102% increase in anti-migrant far right activity in 2022, with frequent demonstrations across the country taking place outside asylum accommodation. In response, Together With Refugees joined up with coalition members HOPE not hate, City of Sanctuary and IMIX to put together

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 with Women for Refugee Women

Together With Refugees is proud to work with some amazing coalition organisations that focus on refugee women. On International Women’s Day 2023, we asked Women for Refugee Women to tell us about their vital work. Women for Refugee Women supports women who are seeking safety from persecution, including rape, gender-based violence and torture, to rebuild

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