A house but not a home: Refugees in Britain long for community amid Covid-19

The plight of Middle Eastern refugees in Europe is firmly back on the agenda after a Kurdish-Iranian family of five tragically died attempting to cross the English Channel last month.Among the deceased were two children and a 15-month-old infant. This devastating episode has led to renewed calls for the UK Government to provide safe passage for refugees, to avoid any future catastrophesBut even for those who have made it into Britain, conditions are oftentimes gruelling – something Covid-19 has only exacerbated. For instance, the Home Office is now housing asylum seekers at former military bar…

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