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Refugee Week 15-21 June

Refugee week begins this coming Monday – and there are lots of ways to get involved! Refugee Week happens across the UK every June: throughout the week there are arts, cultural and educational events and activities that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK and promote better understanding of why people seek sanctuary. There […]

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The floodgates are open…or are they?

In the second of his artcles looking at asylum & refugee issues, our volunteer Richard looks behind the headlines, to find the true facts & figures. “The last few years have seen major conflict and humanitarian crises take place across the world, from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan to the Central African Republic and Darfur. As […]

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Asylum: We need to debate using facts, not fiction

Over the coming weeks Richard, one of our volunteers, will be uncovering the facts about asylum seekers & refugees.  Today he explores why it’s so important to understand what’s really going on: “Martin Luther King once said that “a great nation is a compassionate nation”.  A poll conducted by YouGov in June 2014 suggests the […]

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Be the Friendly Face of Brum

Peace Hub is celebrating Birmingham as a welcoming city, proud to be a place of safety – and you can join the call to make Brum a City of Sanctuary! Asylum seekers are fleeing from persecution in their home country, and come to Britain to ask for safety.  At Peace Hub, we want to show […]

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