• Mercy Baguma: A Need For Change

    Abi Kara-Fernandes  On Saturday the body of Ugandan refugee Mercy Baguma was discovered through the sounds of the cries of her malnourished one-year-old son lying next to her. Although the death was initially treated as “unexplained” by Scotland Police, the true cause of this tragedy quickly became evident; the...
  • Refugees Then and Now

    In mainstream media we are often told that the refugee crisis we are experiencing today is the worst the world has seen since after the end of the Second World War, conjuring up images of poverty, war-torn nations and a lack of justice. But besides the occasional news report...
  • Continued Crisis in Calais

    Around 3,000 migrants are thought still to be camping out at Calais in the hope of crossing the English Channel, with 240,000 believed to have already crossed the Mediterranean this year. Now, after a month of unrest, French and British governments are joining forces to combat the migrant issue....
  • Leaving asylum seekers to drown is a tragic symbol of our moral decline

    Today, the world is witnessing the greatest refugee crisis since WW2. War, persecution and poverty are rife, causing people to flee from Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Migrants sacrifice everything to make arduous journeys in the hope of seeking refuge in a “civilised” Europe. They might have paid...