Thursday, July 03, 2008

Asylum Dialogues – the brand new play from Actors for Human Rights

Launched during Refugee Week with performances in Bristol, Derby, Liverpool and London, Asylum Dialogues is a newly scripted production by Sonja Linden, performed by Actors for Human Rights (previously Actors for Refugees) in conjunction with Refugee Action.

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Posted by STAR team on 03/07/2008 at 01:59 PM

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

United Nations in Trafalgar Square

It was notable timing: the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) conference – held on 18th June took place two days before World Refugee Day and within Refugee Week. Celia, campaigns intern at STAR, was there to witness an open debate held as part of the conference, hosted by the Canadian High Commission, with support from the Department for International Development (DfID) and the discussion chaired by Channel Four News’s Jon Snow.

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Posted by STAR team on 01/07/2008 at 01:24 PM

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Committee Training 2008: perfecting that star quality!

Despite the early start last Saturday, representatives from many of the STAR regions including Cardiff and London took part in the 2008 STAR Committee Training day in Central London. The day was an opportunity for old and new committee members to meet with STAR staff, regional coordinators, partners in the legal and charity sector and fellow STAR members.

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Posted by STAR team on 24/06/2008 at 11:57 AM

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Refugee Week 2008

Its Refugee Week this week! Events and activities have been happening all over the British Isles, from film screenings and puppet shows to festivals and debates.

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Posted by Russell Brooks on 19/06/2008 at 03:15 PM

Thursday, May 29, 2008

STAR decides on new campaign!

STAR’s national campaign for 2008-09 is ‘Let Them Work’, a campaign to push for the right to work for people seeking asylum.

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Posted by Russell Brooks on 29/05/2008 at 02:58 PM

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Saving Sanctuary: The IAC launches its first report of conclusions and reccommendations

The first of three reports of conclusions and recommendations by the Independent Asylum Commission (IAC) was launched last Tuesday at 19 Princelet Street in London’s East End.

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Posted by STAR team on 28/05/2008 at 09:33 AM

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

STAR Recruitment - Be part of creating change for refugees!

STAR is recruiting to three posts within its national support office. These offer the opportunity to join an exciting and innovative organisation that creates positive change for refugees in communities across the UK, through inspiring youth-led activities.

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Posted by STAR team on 20/05/2008 at 11:20 AM

Still Human Still Here: STAR goes to Parliament!

Last Wednesday saw the culmination of STAR’s year of involvement in the Still Human Still Here campaign with members from Warwick, Southampton and Oxford STAR groups – representatives for the STAR and Amnesty student networks – joining friends of STAR in Parliament and at the Home Office.

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Posted by STAR team on 20/05/2008 at 09:31 AM

Monday, April 21, 2008

Issue 37: Spring 2008

This issue includes all about Action Day 2008 – sleep-outs, Asylum Monologues, raves and more! Find out about the Refugee Children’s Project and STAR Committee Training, plus all the updates on asylum and refugee issues.

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Posted by STAR team on 21/04/2008 at 03:32 PM

Friday, April 18, 2008

Still Human Still Here: Mini Lobby of Parliament - Wednesday 14th May 2008

After a fantastic year of campaigning to end the destitution of refused asylum seekers a ‘mini lobby’ of Parliament by STAR and Amnesty members from across the UK will take place on Wednesday the 14th of May.

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Posted by STAR team on 18/04/2008 at 12:17 PM

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