RST Response to the UK Government’s New Plan for Immigration

Foreword Refugee Survival Trust (RST) has been supporting some of the most vulnerable people in society for 24 years. RST was created in response to the need to protect fundamental human rights aligned to the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) 1950 and the 1951 Convention guaranteeing…

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Women of Courage

Women of Courage Two women share their experiences of asylum and migration with our Trustee, Monojit Chatterji. Sima is a mother of two living in Glasgow. This is her story. She was born and educated in one of Pakistan’s large cities. She is a graduate from a leading Pakistani University….

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AGM 2021

The Refugee Survival Trust will be hosting our Annual General Meeting on the Wednesday 27th January. Due to the current circumstances, it will be taking place online and we hope to see as many people as possible there. Information about the agenda and how to join will available shortly.

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Church donates £5,000 to support pregnant women and new mothers seeking sanctuary

Like all people seeking asylum in the UK, pregnant women and new mothers are living on a very low income that makes regular bus use impossible. This can lead to isolation and can make it difficult to access vital support such as food banks and legal meetings about their asylum claim.

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Statement from Refugee Survival Trust on Glasgow’s Imminent Lock Change Evictions

Destitute asylum seeker in Scotland

The Refugee Survival Trust (RST) is deeply disappointed by the recent Court of Appeals decision to allow the eviction of people seeking protection in Glasgow. This action, at this time of year, will make life even more unbearable for vulnerable, at-risk people.

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Refugee charity calls for immediate suspension of migrant evictions

The Refugee Survival Trust is calling for the immediate suspension of evictions by Serco, the Home Office housing provider. Reports that vulnerable migrants are having their locks changed are a cause of grave concern, particularly reports that evictions are being targeted at the most vulnerable migrants. Evicting migrants and making…

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