Reflections on Calais

  To mark the first anniversary of the destruction of the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, Right to Remain’s Luke Butterly reflects on our recent return to the area.   We set out early on our return trip to Calais.  The time difference between the UK and France means you lose an hour when traveling over;  […]

This is what solidarity sounds like.

Surviving the UK’s asylum/immigration system isn’t easy.  Whether people are granted the right to remain or not, many people are scarred by the experience of trying to establish their rights in a bewildering, isolating and harmful process. We don’t think that people should go through that alone. We believe that with people standing by your […]

Thank you for the music (sorry. had to be done)

Sometimes you can feel overwhelmed by the hatred, fear and division that is being stoked up.  And sometimes you can feel overwhelmed by love, support, and solidarity. I guess we’re in a time of extremes, so such starkly different feelings are not surprising.  Over the last couple of weeks when we have been despairing at […]

Bringing Solidarity Home: These Walls Must Fall

By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW Click here to read the article in full EXTRACT: Coming home, it’s strange trying to figure out where you used to fit in. Media headlines about immigration stop being abstract and become about people we know. Apathy and discrimination start to hurt instead of just irritate because […]