Category - migration

  • 18 Oct 2013

    Migrants are reduced to mere commodities, traded and exchanged in the global market, says a churches' declaration.

  • 3 Sep 2013

    The now highly politicised immigration system in the UK and remorseless attempts by the UKBA to deny people entry or to deport them on any possible grounds produce daily injustices.

  • 30 Aug 2013

    The number of refugees from Syria applying for protection in the UK increased last year, according to the Home Office’s quarterly statistics.

  • 29 Aug 2013

    Welcoming and protecting strangers, especially migrants, is "at the core of our mission as churches,” says the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.

  • 17 Aug 2013

    Today (Saturday 17 August) two events of great significance for the future of Scotland as a welcoming society coincide, both in Edinburgh.

  • 7 Aug 2013

    Communities, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and the UK.

  • 7 Aug 2013

    It has often been said that there ought to be no such thing as an 'illegal' human being. Yet this language is used frequently and potently in relation to migration. Simon Barrow previews a film that looks at the issue from a human and historical point of view.

  • 6 Aug 2013

    Campaigners, police and public authorities will engage in conversation tomorrow night over the nature and extend of what they say amounts to slavery in modern Scotland.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    'Belonging(s)? Migration in theological perspective' is the title of a consultation to be held on 31 August 2013 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM in Berne, Switzerland, under the auspices of the World Council of Churches.

  • 2 Aug 2013

    The term popular 'fly the flag' is all too often a cipher for "support us against them" or "toe the line". But from the beginning of August through to the beginning of September 2013, creative artist Peter Liversidge is helping us to recognise and practice another, positive meaning.