New: Weekly Roundup of Refugee News
New: Weekly Roundup of Refugee News
These are the some of the key news stories from the week beginning November 16th concerning refugees and asylum seekers, mainly in the UK but also worldwide. They are courtesy of the Boaz Trust in Manchester. Each week a new roundup will be posted here.
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November
21
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Independent: Thousands of asylum seekers in hotels need cash support during pandemic, Home Office admits
Independent: Thousands of asylum seekers in hotels need cash support during pandemic, Home Office admits
Thousands of asylum seekers placed in emergency hotel accommodation should have been receiving financial support during the pandemic, the Home Office has admitted after it was ordered by the High Court to conduct a review into the matter.
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November
16
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Freedom From Torture documents Attacks on Refugee Rights
Freedom From Torture documents Attacks on Refugee Rights
Freedom From Torture has put together a very disturbing compilation of events and a hardening of attitude within the Home Office towards refugees, led by Home Secretary Priti Patel.
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November
16
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Refugee Council launches Infoline for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Refugee Council launches Infoline for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
The Refugee Council Infoline was launched in response to the need of refugees and people seeking asylum as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent restrictions.
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November
03
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Artwork Auction for Jubilee+
Artwork Auction for Jubilee+
There is a lovely piece of artwork being auctioned for Jubilee+ this weekend, depicting the white cliffs of Dover.
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October
18
2020
Author
Dave Smith
Refugee Council publishes Moments for Mindfulness
Refugee Council publishes Moments for Mindfulness
Refugee Council has produced a self-help guide to managing stress and uncertainty entitled 'Moments for Mindfulness'
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October
16
2020
Author
Dave Smith

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