A weekend away for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Over a weekend in early March 2016 a group of 27 refugees and asylum seekers, currently living in Bradford, spent the weekend living with host families in and around Skipton in rural North Yorkshire. There they found an extremely warm welcome. The initiative was jointly organised through the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust’s outreach project ‘People...
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Right to Remain Launches New Resources

Right to Remain have launched a brand new and unique guide to the UK’s Asylum and Immigration System. The toolkit gives an overview of the legal system and procedures, with detailed information on rights and options at key stages. It also includes actions someone seeking the right to remain can take in support of their claim,...
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Faith groups and credit union launch donation appeal

The Church of Scotland Presbytery of Gordon, Aberdeen Mosque and Islamic Centre (AMIC) and the North East Scotland Credit Union (NESCU) have joined together to launch a donation appeal for the families who have arrived in Aberdeenshire during the last few weeks from UNCHR refugee camps near Syria.

European Church Agencies address political leaders

Ahead of a meeting of the European Council, five European ecumenical organisations have written to EU political leaders urging action on the refugee and migrant crisis. The Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME), the Conference of European Churches (CEC), Eurodiaconia, EU-CORD, and ACT Alliance EU call on European governments to fulfil their promises and...
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Stand up to Racism & Fascism

Past Event On Saturday 19 March there will be a national demonstration in Glasgow City Centre, organised by Stand Up to Racism. The event is supported by a wide range of groups, including Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees. Join the Europe-wide UN Anti-Racism Day Demonstration on 19 March when tens of thousands march across Britain,...
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