Author Archives: suzanne

ON TREATING PEOPLE PROPERLY

The British and French governments have shamefully connived since the opening of the Channel Tunnel to prevent asylum seekers reaching Britain, where they could claim asylum on arrival. Seekers of Sanctuary have the right under international law to seek asylum. This is not a right governments should be taking from them. And they should certainly […]

INCREASE IN ASYLUM SUPPORT NEEDED NOW

We are extremely concerned about how asylum seekers are able to live during the coronavirus crisis on the small allowance that they have which is not enough usually, but there are more pressures now. They have difficulty in self isolating and being able to stock up on provisions when they go out. Also there are […]

RELEASE FROM IMMIGRATION DETENTION CENTRES NEEDED NOW

Liberal Democrats for Seekers of Sanctuary are extremely concerned about the grave threat to life of COVID-19 in immigration detention centres, where strict measures for social isolation cannot be carried out, and many have serious health conditions. The centres are fertile ground for the spread of the virus and urgent action needs to be taken, […]