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See government’s new rules for how we treat refugees, which may undermine our obligations under international law and have already received criticism from the UNHCR, who rightly said that the “asylum proposals would damage lives, be hard to implement and undermine international cooperation on refugee issues”. UNHCR – two-tier UK asylum plans People would be […]
Presenting Maz’s video for Amnesty International’s Festival of Social Justice. Welcoming Refugees and Asylum Seekers to Worcestershire If you would like to attend the Zoom event, please register on the adjacent post.
December 2020 Newsletter
Saturday 8th March at 7:30pm on Zoom Hosted by Amnesty International’s Festival of Social Justice You’re invited to join us to hear speakers from Wythall Amnesty, Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcome Refugees and Malvern Welcomes. There is also the opportunity to view on video personal testimonies from refugee families, asylum seekers and volunteers. Questions will be […]
The government have committed to continue the Community Sponsorship scheme, a a refugee resettlement programme, which enables a community to welcome a refugee family to their local area and support them as they rebuild their lives. Watch this video, to see how it’s working in Cardigan, South Wales. Community Sponsorship Scheme Video
Get your Refujuice delivered – Saturday 20th March – see below.
Glean for Brum has been set up by three volunteers, including a BRWR member. It aims to go into fields to harvest produce that would otherwise go to waste and give it free to organisations who distribute to those in need in the local area (south Birmingham and into Worcestershire). Glean for Brum have Facebook, […]
Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, “People in Motion” have been working with local communities to capture important stories about welcoming refugees in rural areas through the generations. This series of short films captures a snapshot of people’s experiences, hopes, stories and memories that may have otherwise been forgotten or pushed aside. They will […]
Hope this piece will help lift spirits at what is, for many of us, a challenging time. I think Maz has done a really wonderful job pulling it all together and that all of your contributions are brilliant: a real testament to the creative spirit and affection for Redditch locally. Radwan and Ghali also feature, […]
This is our Christmas appeal for our Bromsgrove Asylum Seekers. We have 150 gift bags to distribute at the Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 19th December. Each bag will contain a wrapped present, chocolates or sweets, a Christmas novelty, a decoration and a card with a £5 note inside, if we have enough. Currently the hotel […]
Message from Joy, our Refujuice Project Manager: Hello All, Yay – RefuJuice is ready for purchase!!! Hope everyone is doing their best to keep cheerful in these difficult times. The good news is that despite restrictions we have managed to produce this seasons RefuJuice ready for Christmas sales. We picked at Pershore College and a […]
PLEASE SHARE We have been doing all we can to continue sorting aid during this difficult time. We have a very high volume of aid at our hub and are unable to safely operate with the volunteer numbers we need to process it. We therefore can only accept Tents, blankets, sleeping bags, new items of […]
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