Monday, April 14, 2008

People power puts citizenship on the mayoral agenda

Wednesday 9th April saw 2,500 Londoners from across the capital fill the Methodist Central Hall in Westminster in a unique event to hold the London Mayoral candidates to account.

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Posted by STAR team on 14/04/2008 at 12:26 PM

Friday, April 04, 2008

An asylum system that “falls seriously below the standards of a humane and civilised society”.

An independent and impartial review of the UK’s asylum system has concluded that two years on from the then Home Secretary John Reid’s infamous speech, the UK’s asylum system is still ‘not fit for purpose’.

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Posted by STAR team on 04/04/2008 at 04:19 PM

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

125+ sleep on the streets of Oxford for Action Day 2008.

Jenny Allsop from Oxford STAR details her experiences of a memorable Action Day 2008.

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Posted by Russell Brooks on 12/03/2008 at 03:47 PM

Friday, March 07, 2008

Action Day 2008 - The Final Report!

Thanks to all your incredible efforts Action Day 2008 was quite simply, the best yet!

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Posted by STAR team on 07/03/2008 at 12:15 PM

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Action Day is today!

Today is the highly anticipated Action Day 2008 and looks like being our best Action Day ever! Find out more about what individual groups across the country have got planned for today….

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Posted by STAR team on 06/03/2008 at 12:13 PM

Monday, March 03, 2008

RefugeeMap launched

STARs new interactive online resource for young people is starting to pick up speed. RefugeeMap – which was laucnhed earlier this spring – provides easily accessible information about refugees and volunteering for young people, but best of all, it is built by volunteers, for volunteers.

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Posted by Russell Brooks on 03/03/2008 at 01:34 PM

Monday, February 18, 2008

Why are we campaigning about the destitution of refused asylum seekers?

With so many campaign actions by the STAR network at the moment, particularly with Action Day just round the corner, here is a reminder of why are we campaigning in support of the Still Human Still Here campaign.

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Posted by STAR team on 18/02/2008 at 12:10 PM

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Campaigns Update: Action Day drawing ever closer…..

Action Day 2008 is drawing ever closer and in just 5 weeks students across the country will be sleeping out in solidarity with the thousands of refused asylum seekers who are forced to live destitute in the UK.

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Posted by STAR team on 31/01/2008 at 12:09 PM

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Access to healthcare for refused asylum seekers

The Government is currently considering charging refused asylum seekers and undocumented migrants for NHS primary health care, effectively denying thousands of vulnerable migrants access to healthcare entirely. And a campaign is developing to oppose these changes.

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Posted by STAR team on 24/01/2008 at 01:53 PM

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Poverty and Homelessness Action Week

Poverty and homelessness are big issues for refugee communities across the UK. Up to 100 events will be taking place between 27 January and 3 February to highlight local issues of poverty and homelessness in the UK. Find out how you can get involved with an event near you!

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Posted by STAR team on 23/01/2008 at 12:07 PM

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