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  • Yarl’s Wood has no place in civilised society

    It is inhumane to imprison desperate asylum-seekers fleeing conflict. Refugees should be welcome on our shores, writes KATE OSAMOR

    Tuesday 8th Mar 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Council calls for refugee housing probe

    CAMPAIGNERS demanded an urgent probe yesterday into dehumanising treatment of asylum-seekers in Glasgow by housing profiteers.

    The Scottish Refugee Council (SRC) called on the Home Office to commission an independent investigation into claims of substandard housing and ill-treatment of...

    Friday 19th Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Asylum-seekers offered Edinburgh scholarships

    FIVE asylum-seekers will received fully funded scholarships to the University of Edinburgh, it announced yesterday.

    As well as the five undergraduate scholarships, the university will make £100,000 available for other forms of assistance such as English-language support for...

    Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • ‘Illegal’ kick-out flights restarted

    THE government resumed illegal deportations of asylum-seekers on chartered flights last night after the Home Office ordered people to be sent to countries they did not come from.

    Migrant support service the Unity Centre sounded the alarm after private charter jet company Titan Airways...

    Wednesday 27th Jan 2016

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Asylum doors repainted

    THE first Middlesbrough asylum-seekers’ homes with controversial red doors have had their entrances repainted, the services giant with the contract to house them said yesterday.

    Doors on the properties in the Gresham area are being repainted a variety of colours so that they will...

    Wednesday 27th Jan 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Outrage after refugee homes marked in red

    Colour of doors attracted vandalism by racists

    Thursday 21st Jan 2016

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Drowned boys’ family granted asylum

    RELATIVES of the Syrian toddler whose drowning became emblematic of the refugee crisis were welcomed into Canada on Monday.
    Mohammed Kurdi, his wife and their five children arrived at Vancouver airport, sponsored by his sister Tima Kurdi.

    Wednesday 30th Dec 2015

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • US: Detained hunger strikers can be force-fed after court ruling

    HUNGER strikers at a US asylum-seeker detention centre may be subjected to force-feeding following a controversial court ruling.

    Judge Karon Bowdre authorised the recognised torture practice for two detainees at a Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Alabama.


    Thursday 10th Dec 2015

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Child refugee influx leads to crisis of care

    Hundreds lack support as council struggles

    Friday 4th Dec 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • Refugees tell MPs Bill will risk their lives

    FEMALE refugees and asylum-seekers marched into Parliament yesterday to tell MPs that the Tories’ immigration policies would separate them from their children and put their lives at risk.

    Dozens of women from countries as diverse as Nigeria and Albania confronted politicians...

    Wednesday 2nd Dec 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain