Afghan refugees feel like ‘prisoner

Many of the Afghans who were evacuated from Kabul following the Taliban’s takeover have said that they feel like ‘prisoners’ in UK quarantine accommodation and have no idea as to what will happen to them. Following their hasty retreat from Kabul following the Taliban’s takeover and after spending ten days quarantining in ‘Covid 19 secure’

Operation ‘Warm Welcome’

The UK Government’s initiative to help Afghan evacuees to settle in Britain,  named ‘Operation Warm Welcome’ has already been characterised by failure of communication, failure of provisions and failure of support. Approximately 8,000 Afghans in the UK as part of this evacuation programme, with more than half of them children, have been sent to quarantine

Asylum, migration and crossing the Channel

It is well known that the Home Secretary Priti Patel has pledged to make Channel crossings ‘unviable’ with new legislation which will make it a crime to knowingly arrive in Britain without permission.  The Nationality and Borders Bill which is currently being pushed through parliament will mean migrants entering without permission could face up to