The Hostile Environment policy still stands to enforce systematic socio-economic immobilisation for refugees to this day. Geeta Wedderburn sets out some of the hurdles faced when seeking asylum.
Ishwari Yardi reviews Netflix’s latest horror film ‘His House’, a film that tackles poignant themes of asylum seeking and settling in to a new home.
In this week’s article Rooted interviews Cicely Fraser, a member of the UK Refugee Support Network.
Pierre-Henri Dumont, a French politician from Calais, responded to Priti Patel’s request for French interception of migrant boats attempting to cross the English Channel from Calais. Dumont stated, “Now every day they can see the […]
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 situation on the border between Turkey and Greece is rapidly escalating out of control, as migrants attempting to reach a new home and safe haven in Europe have engaged in violent clashes with riot […]
Last Saturday, Leeds Student Action for Refugees campaigners convened at Morton Hall Detention Centre to protest against the facility. Behind the grey, barbed wire topped fences are up to 392 detained people. Some of these […]
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 […]
By now everyone is aware of the complete buffoon Donald Trump is and that he is a racist, bigoted, small minded man. I can deal with that – he’s on the other side of the […]
Since Trump came into power it seems like it’s been one breaking news story after another! But this week has seen a huge surge in media attention and controversy after Trump set a 120-day travel […]
In a country that does not offer foreign language lessons as early as other European countries, it seems rich that England is increasingly pressurising immigrants to learn the language. We question the motivation for this: is this […]
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 […]