Tag : refugee crisis

Could the marginalisation of Rome’s refugees and migrants be set to intensify?

8 months ago / 0 comments

Palazzo Selam, ‘The Palace of Peace’, is reported as being the largest European refugee ‘ghetto’ and currently houses a 1,000 of Italy’s refugees and migrants. The Palace of Peace is a former administrative building to Rome’s state Tor Vergata University. The historic squat has been in occupation for over ten … Read More

Amnesty Demonstrates against Refugee Deaths

3 years ago / 0 comments

Even at a distance on approaching the the Union, signs could clearly be read ’71 people died in this space’ accompanying a small cordoned off area. This display comes as part of a demonstration conducted by LUU Amnesty International society following the tragic deaths of 71 refugees in August of … Read More

Your chance to take a stand on the Refugee Crisis

3 years ago / 0 comments

As a 19 year old student, I sometimes find news programmes and papers to be very tedious, leading to me avoiding them. However, as my ascent into adulthood is fast approaching it may be useful (and also less embarrassing) to become better associated with news and current affairs. A recurring … Read More

LUU takes stance on Refugee Crisis

3 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union’s Student Executive have released a statement outlining their response to the current refugee crisis. Their plans include donating materials such as duvets, clothes and shoes and opening up the union charity shop as a Free Shop on 15 September, for the benefit of refugees in the city. … Read More