News November 2023


27 November 2023

An Update on the Rwanda Plan

We reflect on the decision from the Supreme Court and the subsequent proposals from the Government to introduce emergency legislation to continue attempts to remove people seeking asylum in the UK to Rwanda.


17 November 2023

Al Shifa Hospital and the fate of the premature newborns

As the war on Gaza continues, world attention has shifted to the fate of the 36 premature babies trapped in the Al Shifa Hospital along with 7,000 patients, the injured and displaced people.


15 November 2023

Gaza- A Humanitarian Crisis?

At the Al Shifa Hospital, the fate of 39 newborns in incubators remains unknown.


14 November 2023

Calls for more humane asylum policy as Braverman sacked

Suella Braverman has been removed from office as Home Secretary after criticising the Metropolitan police, and aggravating tensions on Armistice Day. Over the last year, she has repeatedly pursued policies attacking the rights of people crossing borders, dividing communities across the UK and overhauling our asylum system.


9 November 2023

Homelessness Crisis for Refugees is Looming

1400 people are at risk of street homelessness after a combination of Government policies leaves thousands vulnerable to destitution, exploitation and poverty.


8 November 2023

Last Words

Amidst mass death and agonising uncertainty for innocent civilians and hostages in Gaza, 48-year-old Iman, the mother of one of our service users, Hashem, shares what she expects to be her final words from Khan Younis, Southern Gaza.


2 November 2023

Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland calls for end of hotel accommodation for children

The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has called today the end to the use of hotels for children and families in the UK asylum system, stating that this practice is a violation of their human rights.

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