Posts Tagged "human rights"

Join a powerful movement of migrant and refugee leaders

Aug 17 2016

The Migrants Organise Community Leadership Academy kicks off again in London this September. The academy is a nine month action-based programme, focused…

Not Silenced, Just Preferably Unheard

Jun 23 2016

by Ffion Wyn Evans, Participation Manager ”There’s really no such thing as the ‘voiceless’ There are only the deliberately silenced, or the preferably…

The Tamils of London by Amy McConaghy

Aug 10 2015

To mark the Refugee Week 2015  we are publishing a series of excellent articles by students taking an MA in International Journalism at City University. We are very…

Human Too

Jul 30 2015

I am white, middle-aged, white-haired, a woman and a refugee. There are of course many other things that make me who I…

When support isn’t always supportive

Oct 01 2014

As part of our blog series looking at the isolation that our members face, ‘This is how it feels to be lonely‘ , The Forum’s…

How to solve a problem like Calais?

Sep 09 2014

  “The migrants should be deported from French territory and placed in closed detention centres until they can be sent home.”  These…

Time to put an end to indefinite detention.

Sep 01 2014

Image copyright DIBP images Over 30,000 people were locked up in the UK last year – but not because they had committed a…

Women on the Move at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Jun 20 2014

Last week we were at the Global Summit representing the voices of women who managed to seek protection and yet whose stories…

Why We Must Care About Deaths in European Waters

Mar 17 2014

Have you ever visited Farmakonisi? It is in Europe! Specifically, it is a Greek island but not as famous as Rhodes or…

The power of words – Here we go again with “illegal”!

Feb 11 2014

Just before the dramatic resignation of the Immigration Minister Mark Harper, which has equally dramatically increased the use of the term ‘illegal…