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Stop the Rwanda flights

A few weeks ago, people power and some smart legal work, stopped a plane that was to take refugees to Rwanda. But the fight is not over. The Rwanda scheme will see people who came to the UK hoping to find safety, instead forcefully removed to a country they have no connection to, thousands of …

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Celebrities urge Commonwealth to stand against refugee deportation to Rwanda

Celebrities, many with heritage from African countries in the Commonwealth including Sophie Okonedo, Martins Imhangbe, Lucian Msamati and Anita Asante, are urging Commonwealth leaders who are attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda today (25 June 2022), to take a stand against the UK government’s new policy to deport refugees to the same …

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We stand in condemnation of the disturbing Rwanda scheme: our coalition letter to the Editor

As leaders from all over the world prepare for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and on World Refugee Day, over 170 organisations signed a letter to the Editor published in today’s Independent. These included groups led by refugees, human rights organisations, international development agencies, major faiths, women’s groups and regional and local service …

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After the government forces through the Nationality & Borders Bill we fight on…

Today, in the face of overwhelming opposition, and forced to resort to strong-arm tactics in the House of Lords, the Government has managed to steamroller the catastrophic Nationality and Borders Bill through Parliament. The bill will harm people seeking sanctuary This bill will punish refugees who have been left with no other options to find …

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Celebrities & refugees take to the Thames to urge MPS to ‘vote to protect not punish refugees’

PRESS RELEASE: 20/04/2022 Actor Juliet Stevenson and the Ukrainian refugee family she is hosting at her home were joined today (Wednesday 20th April 2022) by Robert Rinder, Lily Cole and a host of other celebrities, refugees and campaigners from campaign coalition Together With Refugees on a boat on the Thames to urge MPs to ‘vote …

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