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by Ann Hannah, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Freedom from Torture @avh16 ‏ The recent referendum in Turkey will significantly alter its political landscape and it is… Read more »

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The vast majority of women seeking asylum in Britain are survivors, too. They need to go to court to win their right to asylum. They are subjected not only to the toxic culture of disbelief confronting British survivors but to a deeply embedded culture of denial underpinned by racist and anti-refugee sentiment. And a new report by Asylum Aid is set to reveal how thoroughly that system is failing them.

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This testimony of the UK’s “hostile environment” comes from Sipho Sibanda, an activist and asylum seeker in Belfast. Of the piece, she says “It came… Read more »

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“At 5 am I wake up sat on my bed and staring outside the window looking at the gods, praying that G4S will not come… Read more »

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The fight against borders in our schools stepped up a notch this week. Against Borders for Children (ABC) hosted its first open conference on Saturday… Read more »

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By Marienna Pope-Weidemann, communications coordinator, Right to Remain @MariennaPW Image: The Asian Post Trigger warning: rape Trafficked to the UK as a slave, you live… Read more »

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From 1 December 2016, the “out of country” appeals regime is extended.

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This is the third and final post in our series on asylum and human rights fresh claims.  The first post in the series looked at what a fresh claim is and on what basis one might be made.  The second post gave guidance on preparing your own fresh claim.  This final post will look at the process for submitting further submissions to be considered as a fresh claim.

Flowchart showing the fresh claims process

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This is the second in a series of posts on asylum and human rights fresh claims.  The first post in the series looked at ‘what is a fresh claim?’, the fresh claim legal test, possible fresh claim outcomes, and the basis on which you might make a fresh claim.

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One of the aspects of the asylum and immigration system in the UK that we at Right to Remain get asked about most, and around which support groups can do a great deal to help someone going through the legal process, is fresh claims.