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Rwanda Offshoring Asylum Proposal & Modern Slavery – A Race Equality Issue. 

Rwanda Offshoring Asylum Proposal & Modern Slavery – A Race Equality Issue. 

The conversation around the Government’s Rwanda Offshore proposal keeps exposing the numerous gaps and challenges faced by the UK asylum seeking and determination system. For years, organisations working within the modern slavery sector have been raising awareness backed with significant data around the toxic narratives that continuously dehumanizes and criminalises asylum seekers and refugees. The toxicity and hostile environment is very apparent in the Nationality and Borders bill where Asylum seekers will receive a lesser form of protection, including temporary status, no access to financial support, and limited rights to family reunion. Recognised refugees will live in constant fear of return to persecution or death at any point.

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5 Key recommendations and indicators of progress

In commemoration of the UN International Day for the elimination of RacialDiscriminations, the UK BME Anti-slavery network(BASNET) have puttogether 5 key recommendations and Indicators of progress focusing on 5key areas of the sectors. At BASNET, we believe that there...

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Introducing the BME Antislavery Network

The UK BME Anti-Slavery Network (BASNET) established by AFRUCA is the first network in the UK and in Europe dedicated to promoting equality, inclusion and diversity in the anti-trafficking and anti-slavery space. Our Network members are registered charities...

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