News April 2022


16 April 2022

The refugee policy of this country  should be clear by now

The refugee policy of this country  should be clear by now. It’s not about saving refugees skins it’s about saving this governments skin.


14 April 2022

Home Office Rwanda Plans for Refugees Will Inflict More Torture

The government’s plan to send refugees to offshore processing centres in Rwanda will torture and persecute those who have been tortured and persecuted.


8 April 2022

U.K. Visas An “Administrative War Crime”

Boiler checks and the number of rooms take precedence over getting civilians out of a war zone, our investigation finds.


5 April 2022

The UK Continues To Hold Back War Refugees Leaving Many To Die Waiting for Visas in Warzones

Another lesson in how to hold back war refugees from the UK Government: Make refugees apply for visas while they wait in their apartments for over two weeks and counting. As the bombs get closer, the ones in Eastern Ukraine, Donbas, Donetsk will not be able to get out even if you grant a visa. Real life cases happening now.


5 April 2022

This is what refugee “hosting” looks like

Jo Haythorthwaite, a retired Librarian from Glasgow, has hosted around thirteen guests through Positive Action in Housing's Room for Refugees Network. Here she is pictured with some of the people who have stayed with her over the years. In fact, Jo was amongst the first to offer to take…


2 April 2022

Mark These Words

Refugees Minister Richard Harrington Promises Those Fleeing Ukraine Won’t Wait More Than Two Days


2 April 2022

Information for Ukrainians fleeing Ukraine because of the war.

This briefing advises Ukrainians about routes to the U.K. or Ireland. It also helps you find a U.K. Sponsor safely. We have significantly revised this advice because of safeguarding risks and delays arising from the “Homes for Ukraine Scheme”. it is based on our staff and volunteers assisting over 650 families and individuals registered with us who are in war zones in Ukraine or in bordering countries.


1 April 2022

Homes for Ukraine scheme exploited by men offering shelter in return for sex, Scots charity warns

A Glasgow refugee charity has received direct reports from young Ukrainian women fleeing the war claiming that men registered with Homes for Ukraine have been contacting them and offering free accommodation via the scheme in return for sex.

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