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Bishops say UK punishes asylum-seekers by sending them to Rwanda

The UK government is unfairly punishing English Channel migrants for the crimes of human traffickers by sending the migrants to Rwanda to have asylum applications processed, said the English and Welsh bishops.

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English bishops to government: Help end the war, help Ukrainian refugees

Eight Catholic bishops in England — including a Ukrainian Catholic bishop — have asked the British government to work for a swift resolution of the war in Ukraine and to act to help refugees from the conflict.

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Catholic refugee agency urges ‘safe routes’ to UK for Afghan refugees

As thousands of Afghans who cooperated with NATO forces seek to flee the country in the wake of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, the Jesuit Refugee Service UK is calling on the British government to provide safe routes to the country for asylum seekers.

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Catholic agency says death of migrant in English Channel ‘tragic and avoidable’

After a man died trying to make it to England crossing the English Channel, the head of the Jesuit Refugee Service UK said the government must improve its asylum system to prevent further tragedies.

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UN experts say N. Ireland amnesty plan grants ‘blanket impunity’ for perpetrators

An announced end to all prosecution of Northern Ireland Troubles-related violence would give “blanket impunity” for the perpetrators […]

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