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Bernard GEORGES 🌍🇺🇳🏳️‍🌈 retweeted
📜 L'éducation est un droit humain fondamental, inscrit dans la Convention de 1989 relative aux droits de l'enfant et la #RefugeeConvention de 1951. 📚 Elle permet aux réfugiés de maîtriser de nouvelles compétences et de contribuer à la prospérité de leurs communautés d'accueil.
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Thank you Bernadette. It shocks me that both sides of our government still ignore any reference to the #RefugeeConvention and that it is not unlawful to seek asylum.
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Jan Doerfel Chambers retweeted
Motivation behind Govt’s dangerous intent on #HumanRightsAct is same as behind its reckless vandalism of #RefugeeConvention. And in pursuing its own authoritarianism, it licenses that of others (including that from which people seeking asylum must flee). thetimes.co.uk/article/the-u…
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Replying to @BalitAmira
Very brave young people standing up for humane, compassionate policy which respects our legal, international obligations #RefugeeConvention As Lord Kerr said in the House of Lords last year “the facts do not support [Priti Patel’s] case for cruelty” mobile.twitter.com/nataliebe…
Lord Kerr of Kinlochard brilliantly eviscerates government claims about refugees yesterday in #HouseofLords The facts, stark and clear. Full transcript here ⬇️ bit.ly/3xqvYL1 #RefugeesWelcome #Migrants
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This is far from only way by which #BordersBill22 is profound assault on #RefugeeConvention, #RuleOfLaw & respect for international law more generally. That Government pursued this & Parliament sanctioned it is itself grave assault on constitutional principle & human rights. 6/6
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Critics of #NationalityAndBordersAct rightly draw attention to its manifest repudiation of UK commitment to #RefugeeConvention – by measures to exclude refugees from UK asylum system, from refugee rights or even from recognition of their status altogether. 2/12
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I spoke to @myGwork on #UK's plan to ship #asylumseekers to #Rwanda, violating #RefugeeConvention. #LGBTQI refugees flee persecution & travel to the UK believing it is safe & inclusive. Rwanda has an appalling rights record & detains trans people. mygwork.com/en/my-g-news/ref…
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The urgent question we face is far more profound than how to now resist or reverse measures in this Bill that contravene international law as set out in the #RefugeeConvention. It is when & how will we reverse & quash a terrible trend of hate that is so long embedded? 3/3
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🧡We will continue to call for a humane and compassionate system that upholds access to #justice and the rule of law, protects the right to claim #asylum and respects our obligations under the #RefugeeConvention.
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In passing #AntiRefugeeBill Lords & MPs desert #BritishValues #RefugeeConvention & #Trafficking #DV #Women survivors Refugee rights based on protection UK must #ProtectNotPunish people👇🏾 #NationalityAndBordersBill #TogetherWithRefugees 🧡#StandWithUkraine
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In passing #AntiRefugeeBill Lords & MPs desert #BritishValues #RefugeeConvention #Trafficking #DV #Women survivors Refugee rights based on protection We should #ProtectNotPunish people👇🏾 #NationalityAndBordersBill #TogetherWithRefugees 🧡#StandWithUkraine
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Let's get this right. #Labour (led by a former 'human rights lawyer) whipped its #Lords members to abstain on requiring the government to comply with the #RefugeeConvention? Why?
For the 4th time the Lords voted to force the UK govt to comply with the Refugee Convention. The vote was lost by 212-157. Labour abstained. I voted against the Party whip. There can be no exceptions to the rule of law. Today, the govt abuses refugees, tomorrow it is you/me.
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Why did @UKLabour abstain ? Is it because they are chasing the racists' vote in the local elections & don't want to be seen as "soft" & showing compassion ? Do you think countries that do respect the #RefugeeConvention will let the UK know that what they govt is doing is #NotOkay
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In passing #AntiRefugeeBill Lords & MPs desert #BritishValues #RefugeeConvention #Trafficking #DV #Women survivors Refugee rights based on protection We should #ProtectNotPunish people👇🏾 #NationalityAndBordersBill #TogetherWithRefugees 🧡#StandWithUkraine
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