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Luke Miller (Poet, http://potentialforchange.com).<br />
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London, 15/10/2016. Today, hundreds of people gathered outside the Houses of Parliament to call the British Government led by Theresa May to allow the Calais children in the UK applying immediately the Lord Dubs' amendment to the "Immigration Bill" to bring 3,000 refugee children to UK which was voted down by the British Parliament in April 2016. Lord Alf Dubs is a Jewish peer who arrived in Britain from Prague in 1938 ("Dubs was one of 669 Czech-resident, mainly Jewish, children saved by English stockbroker Nicholas Winton and others from the Nazis on the Kindertransport" - Source Wikipedia.org). From the organisers Facebook event page: <<Sixty years ago, the Refugee Convention defined rights for refugees, and most countries signed up to it. The first principle was that refugees should be treated decently. […]Today their rights are everywhere disregarded, eroded, and trampled on; governments think they can gain popularity by treating refugees in an inhuman way. We say that this is unacceptable. No one is illegal; no one is inhuman. […]The countries of Europe in particular have been trying to evade acknowledging the basic humanity of refugees, and the rights which they should respect. They have deliberately avoided: 1. Their responsibility for the wars in Syria, Iraq, and vast areas of the Middle East which have caused people to flee; 2. Their continuing responsibility for ensuring a safe passage to Europe (in particular across the Mediterranean) for thousands of refugees, as though they had no duty to protect them. […]The refugees are housed in shocking, subhuman conditions such as the 'Jungle' camp at Calais, where they are constantly harassed by police and threatened with eviction by the State. Indeed, this camp (home to 7000 people and 500 unaccompanied children) is now threatened with another demolition […]>>. ...<br />
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Luke Miller (Poet, http://potentialforchange.com).

London, 15/10/2016. Today, hundreds of people gathered outside the Houses of Parliament to call the British Government led by Theresa May to allow the Calais children in the UK applying immediately the Lord Dubs' amendment to the "Immigration Bill" to bring 3,000 refugee children to UK which was voted down by the British Parliament in April 2016. Lord Alf Dubs is a Jewish peer who arrived in Britain from Prague in...
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