In February 2018, Refugees Welcome Haringey re-launched as Haringey Welcome. Whilst we continue to support refugees arriving in the borough, our new campaign focuses on the government’s current hostile environment policy and it’s specific manifestations in the area. Head over to our new website and sign our pledge to make our Borough an inclusive, just and safer place for all migrants. You can find our new site here: haringeywelcome.org.
UK Election: Refugee Resettlement Should Top Agenda article in Pambazuka magazine by human rights defender Sabrina Tucci on the 2017 general election, exploring the vital importance of refugee resettlement, potential threats posed to it by a new Tory government, and how this could impact our work in Haringey.
Desperate calls for generous Haringey residents to host Syrian refugees: report in the Ham & High by Anna Behrmann on Haringey Council’s appeal to homeowners willing to let properties in the borough at London Housing Allowance rates to vulnerable Syrian refugees.
Haringey to welcome Syrian refugees as London struggles to take its share: Dave Hill writes about Haringey’s and London’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis for The Guardian.
Council Urged to Ease Syrian Refugees’ Plight: a detailed article by Arlene Martin, editor and correspondent of the wonderful Dignity magazine, in their September / October 2016 issue, that describes the situation in global, national, as well as local terms.
Campaigners outraged after Haringey rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees: original article in Ham & High edited in response to Claire Kober’s bullying ‘Letter‘ published on the Haringey Council website and retitled ‘Lack of government support means we can’t rehome Syrian refugees, says Haringey Council leader’