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Our HOPE podcast

Welcome to our new podcast! The HOPE podcast was co-created by a group of radio…

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The Meaning of Hope: to be powerful is to be joyful

This year, the theme of Refugee Festival Scotland is the beautiful expectation and desire that…

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Refugee Festival Scotland is here!

Refugee Festival Scotland starts today, running from 16-25 June with more than 100 events taking…

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Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards winners announced

We’re delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards. The…

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UK Government to remove two-tier asylum system

We welcome the news that the UK government has U-turned on the Nationality and Borders…

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Guardianship Scotland to reach more at-risk children

Our guardianship service for unaccompanied asylum seeking and trafficked children will help more of Scotland’s…

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Take action for hope this World Refugee Day

Take action this World Refugee Day by sharing a message of hope in solidarity with…

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Shortlist for Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards 2023 revealed

We are delighted to reveal the shortlist for this year’s Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards….

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Research reveals link between government’s anti-migrant rhetoric and far-right activity

We have written to Home Secretary Suella Braverman in the wake of findings from HOPE…

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Refugee Festival Scotland 2023 Programme Now Live!

We’re excited to announce that the programme for Refugee Festival Scotland 2023 is now live!   The festival,…

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Sanctuary for people from Sudan

Violent unrest in Sudan is rapidly leading to a humanitarian emergency, with hundreds of thousands…

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The House of Lords must reject ‘dehumanising and immoral’ Illegal Migration Bill

Over 100 Scottish organisations urge the House of Lords to reject the Illegal Migration Bill….

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Media Awards open for entries

We’re pleased to announce that the 2023 Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards are now open…

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Be part of Refugee Festival Scotland

Would you like to be part of the Refugee Festival Scotland programme? Calling all community…

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Supporting New Scots Fund announces funding

The Supporting New Scots Fund strives to make it easier for refugees across Scotland to…

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Army barracks and floating barges are not the solution to a problem of the government’s own making

Our response to the UK’s plans to house people in disused army accommodation and floating…

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