Monday, August 17, 2020

100 groups demand safe and legal routes now

In response to the government’s dangerous rhetorics surrounding recent Channel crossings, STAR, along with almost 100 civil society groups, Windrush survivors and religious organisations have written a joint letter to the Home Secretary, Priti Patel to demand safe and legal routes now.

The right to asylum is a human right and we believe that people who are fleeing persecution should not be forced into dangerous journeys at the hands of people smugglers that further endanger their lives. Safe and legal routes must be provided to people seeking asylum.

Read the full text of our letter and list of signatories below, and click here to write to your MP urging them to take action.

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Posted by STAR team on 17/08/2020 at 01:25 PM