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Close the camps, save lives

The Home Office is currently using a range of accommodation to house newly arrived asylum seekers.  Since September 2020, that has included using former army barracks.  Along with many other organisations, Restore believes that former army barracks are not suitable accommodation for people who have been persecuted and are living with past trauma.  We also believe that the conditions in the former army barracks are not acceptable, especially in a pandemic.  They are not Covid secure and there has been an outbreak of Covid in one of the camps.   

Freedom from Torture has started a petition lobbying the Government to close the camps and save lives.  To sign please click here.

For a link to a recent article in the Independent about the camps, please click here. 

Refugee Action has provided a simple way to e-mail your MP about this issue.  Please click here for more information.

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