News September 2017


20 September 2017


Room for Refugees (London) “Airbnb for Refugees” Mohammed Reproduced from The Guardian newspaper’s photo-essay of the Room for Refugees programme See YouTube video of Mohammed at Joanne’s home Mohammed, 35, from Palestine. Living with Joanne MacInnes, an actor and activist, in west London,…


20 September 2017

Heading here

The Herald (Glasgow) September 9, 2016 Friday Heading here BYLINE: Kate Devlin ASYLUM seekers face rapid removal from Scotland and restrictions on their right to appeal deportation under plans to replace the notorious Dungavel holding centre with a “short-term” unit near Glasgow Airport, campaigners warn. The Home Office yesterday announced…


19 September 2017

Press Statement regarding Chinese man who died at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre

In response to the news that a Chinese man was found dead yesterday in Dungavel, Robina Qureshi, Director of refugee and migrant homelessness charity, Positive Action in Housing, said: “The fact that we know nothing more than that a Chinese man died is typical media crisis management on the…


19 September 2017

Scotland’s child … Mohammad Sudais

THE call that would change the lives of Mohammad Asif and his family came at 6am on Monday, December 16, 2013. “A relative in Afghanistan phoned to tell me there had been an explosion at my brother’s house in Peshawar, Pakistan,” he explains. “I kept calling the…

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