General information July 2021

Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees - July 2021

Four Out of Five Rejected Trafficking Claims Were Overturned in UK Last Year

Asylum Queue Nine Times Longer Than 10 Years Ago

Migrants Seeking Asylum who Arrive in the UK Without Permission Facing Jail

Asylum Seekers Still Without Cash Cards Five Weeks After Botched Contract Transfer

Priti Patel’s New Borders Bill - Xenophobic, Anti Refugee/Asylum Seeker

Home Secretary Must Bring Back Asylum Seeker She Deported

Immigration Tribunal Can Reject Expert Evidence

We’ve Had Enough of Home Office Harassment at Immigration Reporting Centres!

Stop Zimbabwe Deportation Flights – Sheffield Protest Friday 16 July

Mental Capacity and the Immigration System

Crowdcast: Inequalities in Access to the Covid Vaccine in the UK

Most GP Surgeries Refuse to Register Undocumented Migrants Despite NHS Policy

Parliament Consider 103,440 Signatures Calling for Amnesty for Undocumented Migrants

Analysis: Borders Bill and the Refugee Convention

Charity Launches Legal Challenge Against UK’s Foreign Aid Cuts

Briefing: Nationality and Borders Bill, Part 3 (Criminalising Asylum Seekers)

Delaying Family Reunion for Temporary Refugees Violates Article 8

UK Deportation Flight to Zimbabwe Takes Off Just One-Third Full

With the Nationality and Borders Bill UK is Choosing Cruelty Over Morality

Gay Rugby Player Wins Five-Year Battle Against Deportation to Kenya

Asylum Camp Staff Were Working Illegally, Inspectors Say

How the NHS Charging System is Failing Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Judicial Review Bill to Abolish Most Migrant Appeals

Home Office Refuses to Explain Secret Sham Marriage Algorithm

Displaced Talent Visa: Helping Refugees Apply For UK Work Permits

Continuing Conflicts That Create Refugees - July 2021

Deteriorated Situations: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Sudan, Eswatini, Afghanistan, Nicaragua, Peru, Yemen, Libya

The Taliban sustained their major offensive in Afghanistan, seizing more than 50 district centres, mostly in the north and north east, and killing hundreds of Afghan security forces personnel. Tensions increased in Libya between rival armed coalitions, and the Islamic State launched its first attack since May 2020, killing six fighters aligned with Field Marshal Haftar.  Suspected jihadists carried out their deadliest attack in Burkina Faso since 2015, killing 160 and displacing thousands. Peru’s closely contested presidential poll fuelled tensions as right-wing supporters rejected the official results, amid calls for the military to intervene. Violent anti-monarchy protests broke out in Eswatini as demonstrators clashed with security forces, reportedly leaving scores dead.

CrisisWatch Warns of One Conflict Risk in July. - In Yemen, after intensifying their military campaign in Marib governorate in the past few weeks, the Huthis could soon launch an all-out offensive that might trigger mass displacement and cut off energy supplies.

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