11 December 2015

Room for Refugees U.K. Western Europe and the U.S. – Refugee Hosting Scheme

Room for Refugees is one of those ideas that makes the world a better place. It brings people together, those who need to find a home when they have lost all else, with generous individuals who want to share their home. The concept was pioneered by Positive Action in…

 

4 December 2015

STATEMENT ON THE EU’S DECISION TO GIVE TURKEY 3 BILLION EUROS TO HOLD BACK WAR REFUGEES FROM FINDING SAFETY IN EUROPE

The EU decision to pay 3 billion euros to Turkey to hold back refugees will not stop refugees coming into Europe, it will only make them use more dangerous routes and pay higher sums to people smugglers. 500,000 refugees have arrived via Greece in 2015 so far. More than 3,000 have drowned at sea,…

 

8 November 2015

Notes on a Scandal – the Eric Kempson Transcript – 4 November 2015

Powerful testimony from Eric Kempson about the extent of suffering in Lesvos, what exactly the aid agencies are not doing with the donations they have collected from the public on the back of the Lesvos Refugee Crisis, and testimony about abuses of refugee boats by the Turkish coastguard.…

 

5 September 2015

UK wide refugee hosting scheme – national database

Positive Action in Housing’s refugee hosting scheme has gone viral and UK wide, Scotland, England and Northern Ireland… We have hundreds of volunteers signing up to our refugee hosting scheme, hundreds signed in the last 12 hours  and growing.  This builds our capacity considerably and…

 

3 July 2015

Independent article

Read about Clive’s story and our work quoted in today’s The Independent . Click here to give a donation.

 

25 January 2015

Home Office faces legal challenge over move to force Scots asylum seekers to travel 220 miles for appeals

Sunday Herald Peter Swindon Sunday 25 January 2015 The UK government is facing a legal challenge to strict new rules which will force impoverished asylum seekers in Scotland to travel to Liverpool for appointments with immigration officials from tomorrow. Lawyers are working with a charity which represents penniless refugees to build a…

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