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Minute from the ‘Forced Migration: how can Quakers respond’ Conference 5 February 2017

quaker orangeMinute from the ‘Forced Migration: how can Quakers respond’ Conference held at Woodbrooke 3-5 February 2017;

Hosted by the Quaker Asylum and Refugee Network, Quaker Council on European Affairs, Quaker United Nations Office, Quaker Peace and Social Witness and Woodbrooke.

We remind Quakers of Advices & Queries 33 and 32: Continue reading

UK asylum seekers’ housing branded ‘disgraceful’ by MPs

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UK asylum seekers’ housing branded ‘disgraceful’ by MPs

Select committee calls for rethink of asylum seekers’ accommodation after reports of infestations of mice, rats and bedbugs …

QARN made a submission to this HASC inquiry.
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The Asylum Market:
The producers of this short, investigative documentary have taken the highly unusual step of releasing the entire film independently a) because crucial elements of the asylum accommodation issue are being overlooked by the mainstream media & parliamentary inquiries b) in direct recognition of those who had the courage to speak out, despite a culture of intimidation being created around the reporting of appalling conditions.