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  • February 10, 2017

    The Dubs amendment was passed in May 2016 at the height of the European refugee crisis and was supposed to ensure that 3,000 lone children were given protection in the UK. The Government has announced the scheme will close after only relocating 350 children.

  • January 13, 2017

    An influential group of MPs has warned there is a "long way to go" if the Government is to successfully meet its target of resettling 20,000 refugees from Syria by 2020.

  • January 1, 2017

    Countries with close links to the UK and EU continued to occupy the ranks of the world’s most prolific executioners in 2016, research by the international human rights group Reprieve has found.

  • December 29, 2016

    The Muslim Council of Britain has written to politicial leaders, urging them  to stand in solidarity with Muslim communities following recent public attacks targeting Muslims.

  • November 16, 2016

    New analysis published today by the TUC reveals that the UK ranks towards the bottom of OECD countries for capital investment in important areas of economic development.

  • October 31, 2016

    Personnel on military bases in the UK have been involved in choosing targets for a secret US drone campaign which has killed hundreds of civilians in violation of international law, documents obtained by the human rights charity Reprieve indicate.

  • October 19, 2016

    Fourteen children who have been living in the so-called Calais ‘Jungle’ camp have arrived in the UK to reunite with family members already living in Britain.

  • October 16, 2016

    On World Food Day today,11 of the UK's leading charities working with people affected by hunger have combined forces for the first time, to launch a campaign that aims to end hunger in the UK.

  • 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.”

  • 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.