Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Law Centres seek your help as they launch a crisis appeal

In August this year, the desperate situation in Afghanistan was unfolding before the world’s eyes, as US and British forces evacuated the country after a conflict that had lasted nearly 20 years. Rajitha Kumar, an immigration solicitor at South West … Continue reading

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MP’s Kabul tweets: ‘I don’t know what will happen. It is awful’

The clock is ticking for the international evacuation of Afghanistan, as the Taliban closes in on capital Kabul and its airport. In the middle of all this, one Croydon MP has told of the heart-rending individual human stories of families … Continue reading

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£4m Home Office cut is unfair to refugees and to Croydon

COUNCILLOR SIMON HALL on how the government has cut funding from Croydon towards looking after some of the most vulnerable new arrivals The refugee crisis across Europe has been making international headlines, with footage of human misery being shown nightly … Continue reading

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Croydon to get exhibit of Afghan women’s new dawn

DAWN – Documenting Afghan Women’s Narratives – is staging an exhibition at the Fairfield Halls from next Monday, April 8, until April 14. Additional to the exhibit will be an event where women involved in the project will discuss their … Continue reading

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Memorial to be unveiled for heroes of Iraq and Afghan wars

A headstone is to be unveiled this week in memory of Croydon servicemen and women who have lost their lives since the end of the Second World War. Eddy Arram, the Mayor of Croydon, will lay a wreath by the … Continue reading

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