News May 2020


14 May 2020

Appeal for donations to pay for Glasgow burial of Adnan Olbeh, 30, of Al Suwayda, Syria

Latest update can be found on this Facebook post: *** More info: Donate:!/DonationDetails For other ways to donate go to This (Sadaqa) Appeal aims to raise £2,730 towards the costs of Muslim burial of 30 year old…


13 May 2020

Letter to the First Minister About Glasgow’s “hotel asylum seekers”

Coronavirus: Letter to Scotland’s First MinisterDownload Letter to the First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon asking the Scottish Government to investigate why the Mears Group, in Glasgow, the largest and most densely populated city in Scotland, forcibly moved up to 400 vulnerable men, women and children from their homes…


11 May 2020

Coronavirus: Letter to the Home Secretary About the Death of Adnan Olbeh and the Treatment of “Hotel Asylum Seekers” in Glasgow.

letter to home secretary 11 May 2020Download We have today written to the Home Secretary to: • Urge her to restore the weekly allowance of £35.50 to Glasgow’s “hotel asylum seekers” and to move people back into self-contained accommodation before a further tragedy occurs. Our greatest fear…


11 May 2020

Glasgow’s “hotel asylum seekers” and the “unexplained” death of Syrian refugee Adnan Olbeh

Normally we would send out a “press statement”, but this time we are publishing only to our web page and social media in protest against the below the line comments about this young man’s death in an article in The Glasgow Times. There’s a…

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