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Refugee Council: Ask your MP to speak up for Syria’s refugees

Refugee Council is appealing to all to write to their MPs urging them to ask the UK Government to provide safe haven to Syrian refugees.

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British Red Cross helps asylum seekers without essentials or medicine

The British Red Cross is helping vulnerable asylum seekers who were sent to hotels around the UK with little support or information.

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49,000 people ask Theresa May to end detention of women asylum seekers

More than 49,000 people have signed an online petition asking Home Secretary Theresa May to end detention of women asylum seekers.

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Asylum seekers asked intrusive questions about their sexual activity

People who claim asylum in the UK on the basis of their sexual orientation are still being asked intrusive questions about their sexual activity, a new report by John Vine, the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration has revealed.

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Melissa Fleming: Why we should help refugees thrive, not just survive

Host countries should not only help refugees survive but also recognise their enormous talents and resourcefulness and help them thrive, says Melissa Fleming, UN Refugee Agency’s spokesperson.

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