News Update – 30 Nov ’15

Our weekly news update on refugee issues around the world by Isobel Fraser. Hundreds of asylum seekers have been left stranded at the Greek-Macedonian border, after it was announced only Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis would be allowed to pass through. A number of refugees were reported to be on hunger strike in protest of the […]

Upon Arrival

Ben Wright is Education Co-ordinator at the Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE). Since the summer refugees have been a constant fixture in British news broadcasts and publications. Whether the reports have left us feeling empathy, anger, frustration or emptiness, it has been a topic near impossible not to engage with. Yet the images we’ve often […]