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Refugee Festival Scotland: What’s your story?

Calling all community groups, artists and performers – event submissions are now open for Refugee…

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LGBT+ History Month: Blurring Borders

LGBT History Month takes place in February every year and offers the chance to connect…

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Fairooz’s story: There were dark days after Afghanistan… now I have a future

Fairooz is a student at University of Glasgow and one of our fantastic volunteers. His…

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East Perthshire crochets a warm welcome for new arrivals!

We caught up with Jinty, a Community Worker in East Perthshire, working for Perth and…

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A mother’s story: building a new life in Scotland

The asylum process can be scary, stressful and confusing – especially if you’re a single…

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Times Christmas Appeal: Nestor’s story

We are coming to the end of another difficult year. Over the last twelve months …

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No climate justice without migrant justice!

As delegates from across the world converge on Glasgow for COP26, a city which is…

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Supporting families seeking asylum

Adjusting to life in a new country is hard, especially for refugee families fleeing war…

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“Scotland is our second home” – a collaborative poem

On Wednesday 29th September, we held our first New Scots Storytellers workshop – a series…

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New Scots Storytellers media training

Scottish Refugee Council receive regular enquiries from the media looking to speak to people with…

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Digital Champions meet with Carol Monaghan MP

On a sunny Tuesday in Victoria Park, representatives from new Scots community groups met with…

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The power of sport: refugee football tournament a huge success

Last weekend, a unique football tournament that showcases the best of Scottish sporting talent and…

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Samson’s story

We spoke to Samson, who took part in The Snuts’ ‘Somebody Loves You’ video with…

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Refugee Histories

To mark the 70th anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention, Katherine Mackinnon from the University…

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“The beautiful game” bringing communities together

On Sunday 8th August, 24 teams will take place in the annual Refugee Festival Football…

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AMBER: Reflections on the UN Refugee Convention

On 28 July 1951, the UK Government signed the UN Refugee Convention, promising to defend…

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