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Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards 2017 – winners announced

Annual awards celebrate Scotland’s best media coverage of refugee and asylum issues

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New plan sets out priorities for the years ahead

Our new strategic plan sets out the key areas our work will focus on over the next three years

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New Scots and old Scots Get Together for a park picnic

You, Me and a Cup of Tea is a colourful, family-friendly ‘picnic for everyone’ being hosted by Scottish Refugee Council and Refuweegee

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Refugee Festival Scotland media awards shortlist announced

Annual awards celebrate Scotland’s best media coverage of refugee and asylum issues

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Refugee Festival Scotland 2017 – Programme Launch!

This year our theme CONNECT celebrates our commonality and encourages people and communities to connect

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Scottish Parliament destitution report welcomed

Scottish Refugee Council has welcomed Holyrood’s Equality and Human Rights Committee’s report on destitution

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Standing up for refugee rights this General Election

Ask your General Election candidates to sign the Refugees Welcome Pledge

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Westminster report condemns UK asylum system for ‘loading the dice’ against new refugees

MPs find asylum system is major barrier to people’s ability to integrate successfully

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Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards 2017 – call for entries

Annual awards celebrate Scotland’s best media coverage of refugee and asylum issues

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New Scots report lays foundation for next steps in refugee integration

Report highlights the progress made by the New Scots integration strategy and lays foundation for long-term plan

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Refugee Festival Scotland 2017 – get involved!

Call for participants in Refugee Festival Scotland 2017 now open. Refugee Festival Scotland – a festival for everyone

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Resettled Syrian refugees finally granted refugee status

Change in UK government policy is welcome news for resettled Syrians in UK

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All refugees in UK now face prospect of return to countries they fled

Home Office policy shift a huge step backwards for refugee rights and the integration of communities across the UK

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Young refugees share their stories with the First Minister

First Minister hears directly from young people who arrived in Scotland alone and seperated from their parents

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MPs slam Home Office for “shameful” asylum housing

Report shows that Home Office contracts with private companies to house vulnerable people seeking asylum have failed.

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All change at Scottish Refugee Council

John Wilkes, our Chief Executive for almost nine years, will be leaving us in March for a new role.

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