No refugees have been resettled in the UK since the 12th March. Many are living in a dangerous state of limbo, both in squalid camps abroad and unsuitable halfway houses in the UK, where Covid-19 has spread at exorbitant rates. Isabel Ralphs reports.
The climate is changing at a rapid, devastating rate. As parts of the world become uninhabitable, people are being forced to move across the world to seek a safe place to live. Beanna Olding investigates.
Refugees are frequently reported in a negative light: as scapegoats and objects of hostility. Aino Lappelainen seeks to bring to light the lesser known side of the story: of perilous conditions and volatile climates that force these people from their established lives.
The ‘death of the high street’ is a phrase that has dominated the public consciousness of late. News pundits, politicians, and steadfast taxpayer Mike Ashley have all expressed alarm at the grim future facing Britain’s […]
‘The Forgotten War’ has been the title given to the ongoing devastation and bloodshed underway in its third year in Yemen. The chilling silence that has consumed much of the British government regarding the conflict […]
The current Oxfam scandal, and the varying array of comments and criticism surrounding it demonstrates in black and white that colonial mentalities still exist towards the developing world. With this in mind, appropriate conduct in […]
Film is a complex medium that can contain the perfect formula to provide its audience with happiness while possessing the right amount of emotional depth. Crisis can be the perfect strategy to momentarily tug at […]
On Tuesday the LUU Oxfam Society staged a brief “photo stunt” outside the Union building as part of a campaign which hopes to raise awareness of the ongoing Yemen crisis. Members of the society posed […]
A rally took place in Leeds this weekend to show solidarity with refugees following an attack on a Polish man last Friday. The 28 year old was seriously injured by a group of up to 20 youths […]
Following the response to our front page article, LS has decided to clarify issues brought to light through misrepresentation on social media and conflicting statements. LS is in a funding crisis and we value our […]
Hundreds have come out in support of LS on Twitter, following the news that the paper will no longer be able to print due to lack of funding. Many people have commented on the importance of […]
LS will no longer be able to print, due to a lack of funding. This week members of the society were informed that the target set by LUU to cover printing costs had fallen short […]