By Alice Lucas @RefugeeData Alice is the Senior Programme Officer at the Refugee Rights Data Project (RRDP), which is dedicated to documenting human rights violations against refugees and displaced people.  The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Europe has received sporadic attention by the press and is characterised by… Read more »

by Ann Hannah, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Freedom from Torture @avh16 ‏ The recent referendum in Turkey will significantly alter its political landscape and it is vital that torture does not play a part in shaping that landscape. Last summer’s attempted coup was a shocking reminder… Read more »

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW The Brexit chronicles began in shambles and false promises and no doubt the ending will be similar. There’s an undeniable air of surrealism about the whole thing, as evidenced by last week’s quiet revelation that the… Read more »

Written by Michael Collins, coordinator at Right to Remain. On Saturday, I attended the Refugee Solidarity Summit: Open the Borders Now! event in London, organised by London2Calais – one of the groups organising convoys of aid from the UK to Calais, to help people who… Read more »

This is a guest blog post by Judith Vonberg. Judith is a PhD student studying the mutual perception of Britons and Germans after the Second World War. As a freelance journalist she writes about migration and nationality and has recently appeared on BBC TV World… Read more »


Here are some of the important events of the last year – moments of solidarity and success, setbacks and threats, and working together to overcome injustice in the asylum and immigration system. Think we’ve missed off something important?  Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.… Read more »

Image: Adapted from original artwork by Cesar Maxit INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS’ DAY: STOP USING THE TERM ‘ILLEGAL MIGRANT’! Right to Remain has joined with the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) in a campaign to drop the term “illegal migrant”. Because the term is… Read more »

Message from Migreurop. Read the original article at Migreurop website Is France going to have its very own Ceuta and Melilla in Calais, 12 years after the closure of the Sangatte refugee camp? The growing number of migrants who have been in the Calais area… Read more »

By Lisa The UK government’s announcement about rescue operations in the Med shows a stubborn refusal to examine the bigger picture. It was with a sick feeling in my stomach that I read of the Foreign Office announcing that the UK will not support any… Read more »

Roof-top protesters

Refugees have taken to the rooftop of an abandoned school building in Berlin to protest the attempt to evict them from their home.  As police surrounded the school, some of protesters declared they would jump if police entered the building. The former school has been occupied… Read more »