• October 13, 2016

    With the imminent clearance of the Calais camp and wet winter weather fast approaching, the United Nations Children’s Fund Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe, says that the commitment by the UK and France to find urgent solutions for the hundreds of refugee and migrant children languishing there for months, “could not come a minute too soon.”

  • October 10, 2016

    Some schools have demanded that pupils who are not white British bring in their passports and parents have been asked to confirm they are not asylum seek

  • September 20, 2016

    Christian Aid has criticised the UK Prime Minister Theresa May for her government’s approach to controlling the movement of refugees globally, which – the charity says – puts the interests of rich countries first, while ignoring the needs of millions of displaced people.

  • September 16, 2016

    More than 50 charities, NGOs and aid agencies working with refugees across the world have written to the Prime Minister, urging her to do more to tackle the global refugee crisis.

  • September 12, 2016

    Over two hundred faith leaders have called on the UK government “urgently to revise its policy” and “offer sanctuary to more refugees.

  • September 9, 2016

    Christian Aid and Citizens UK will host a summit on10 September 2016 in Birmingham, giving people a chance to take stock of the UK’s response to the crisis and press their politicians to do more.

  • August 29, 2016

    New statistics have been published showing how many asylum claims the UK has received in the first half of 2016. The figures also show how many asylum seekers have been granted refugee protection and from which countries people have fled.

  • July 27, 2016

    An influential group of MPs have backed the Refugee Council’s call for child refugees who have reached Britain by themselves to be allowed to reunite with their parents.

  • June 27, 2016

    Visiting Paris on 25 June 2016, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the countries of Europe, as well as the international community at large, to work towards a compassionate and humane solution to the problem of refugees and migrants

  • June 21, 2016

    Yesterday 20 June, was World Refugee Day. The United Nations estimates that every minute eight people flee from war, persecution, or terror. The day is observed to bring attention to their collective struggle and to address the widespread global displacement of millions of people.