April 1, 2023

On Tuesday, February 28 at 19:30 GMT:
“I wasn’t protected in my nation, and I am not protected right here,

Asylum seekers staying in UK emergency lodging reside in worry following a spate of anti-refugee protests.

Members of far-right group Patriotic Different have in current days joined demonstrations exterior accommodations in Skegness, Knowsleyand Rotherham that the UK House Workplace is utilizing to accommodate individuals awaiting the result of their asylum functions.

Patriotic Different denies that it led the protests in Knowsley, however one of many group’s members delivered an inflammatory speech at a gathering in Dunstable listening to native individuals’s issues concerning the arrival of asylum seekers at a resort within the city. Anti-racism group Hope Not Hate says far-right teams are concentrating on native communities with leaflets and social media posts full of anti-refugee disinformation and misinformation.

Refugee rights teams say individuals staying in non permanent lodging are scared they are going to be attacked in the event that they step exterior. They warned that current provocative statements about refugees and asylum seekers by the UK’s residence secretary and different members of the ruling Conservative Celebration is giving succour to far-right teams.

On this episode of The Stream, we’ll take a look at what’s driving anti-refugee sentiment in cities and cities throughout the UK and ask what is required to guard asylum seekers from hurt.

On this episode of The Stream we’re joined by:
Diane Taylor
Journalist, The Guardian

Pizza Qureshi @migrants_rights
CEO, Migrants’ Rights Community

Safya Khan-Ruf, @HopeNotHate
Researcher, Hope Not Hate

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