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The Refugee Tales
Walking and sharing tales until UK indefinite immigration detention ends.
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AVID Jun 22
Replying to @PolicyBristol
Research from this year focused on the detention of fathers in the UK and the dreadful impact this has on families often hundreds of miles away from the centre where their loved one is detained
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AI HackneyIslington 13h
Today we heard shocking stories of what home office means for in the UK first hand - imagine being refused asylum by an official who is using country reports over 8 years old to decide if you're at risk ?! (thank you )
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AI HackneyIslington 17h
Poignant at our summer fair, reminding us of the inhumanity of UK's policy of indefinite detention
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amelia gentleman Jun 23
“That fundamental inability to understand immigrants as people who stay and contribute, rather than as people who come and take, remains a central obstacle to any meaningful debate about immigration.”
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Calais Action Jun 23
"Eighty years ago Britain took me in, writes Lord Alf Dubs. Would any country do the same today?"
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Hay Festival Jun 23
Stories that shaped the world - watch and Colm Tóibín talk to at on this weekend
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Melanie BE Griffiths Jun 22
The UK separates kids & parents for migration purposes. Routinely. And on a large scale. Includes 15k *British* kids separated or forced out of UK cos of new spousal visa rules. And thousands families violently split by immigration detention & deportation
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APPG on Refugees Jun 22
Hansard record of yesterday’s family reunion debate in :
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The Refugee Tales Jun 22
Go walkers! Wishing Larne walkers well for their solidarity walk 👣👣
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Kamila Shamsie Jun 22
Such a joy to go back to the neighbourhood where I set part of ‘Home Fire’ and talk about the book at the glorious Preston Community Library.
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LRB Bookshop Jun 22
Olivia Laing and Ali Smith launching at our sold out event tonight 💖💖💖
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Rebecca Laurence Jun 22
Sick of the football yet? Then turn over to this wkend to watch and Colm Tóibín chat with in our programme from
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Comma Press Jun 22
Come along to the on 11th July for another event! Vanessa Redgrave and Neel Mukherjee will be reading tales from our anthology to communicate the experiences asylum seekers in the UK who find themselves indefinitely detained
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Virago Press Jun 21
45 years ago Virago held its first board meeting. So begun our mission to champion women’s writing for the widest possible audience and 45 years on we are proudly still dedicated to that original mission.
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Simon Callow Jun 20
Making space for refugees isn’t a question of accounting. 80 years ago Britain welcomed 10k child refugees. Today 1000s of children are still fleeing war needing safe passage. I’m with because now it's .
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TheDetentionForum Jun 22
RT - Detention experts-by-experience react to the Immigration Minister's recent appearance at inquiry, Gogglebox-style:
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Polygon Books Jun 21
Just in from the printers, The Spirit of Spark lecture delivered by Ali Smith for in book form! This dazzling lecture will be redelivered by Ali Smith at in August so look out for tickets to see it in person 🌟🌟
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L'Horizon & l'infini Jun 21
. 1 et 2 pas de VF mais pour les lecteurs anglophones nous les conseillons « Authors including Ali Smith, Chris Cleave and Marina Lewycka have come together to write a modern version of The Canterbury Tales, working with refugees in Britain to tell their stories »
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St. Matthias Halls Jun 21
Delighted to be hosting this marvellous event and looking forward to welcoming the Antigua Barbuda community to our part of Stokey - join us to raise the roof of
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The Refugee Tales Jun 21
Great day at conference in London today. Inspired by stories of resilience. Thank you everyone for your interest in
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