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Josephine Okokon, head of St Martins-in-the-Field high school for girls, London© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Guardian My race became an issue very early in my career as a teacher and I began to discover these subtle, covert barriers. I was often the only female teacher of colour and I soon began to seeContinue reading “‘There is absolutely systemic racism’: BAME headteachers share their views”
“On Thursday the 9th of December, the Nationality and Borders bill passed its third reading in the House of Commons. The Nationality and Borders bill that Patel introduced in July 2021 aims to stop the criminal gangs those who smuggle people to the UK via irregular routes. In particular, the bill aims to stop irregular channel crossings from occurring,Continue reading “THE NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL: BENEFITTING PEOPLE SMUGGLERS AT THE EXPENSE OF REFUGEES”
‘Brilliant and dedicated’ children’s hospital worker Petra Srncova, 32, was last seen after she finished a shift on November 28. Police were called to a park minutes away from her London home on Sunday after children out playing discovered her body. Scotland Yard said Czech-born Miss Srncova’s death was ‘unexplained’ but initial inquiries suggested it was notContinue reading “Distraught father of nurse Petra Srncova, 32, demands answers”
Hamid Hakimi, a former interpreter for the British military, says he fears for his pregnant wife who is acutely depressed because of the isolation they feel in the remote part of Scotland. Some newly-arrived Afghan refugees regret fleeing the Taliban and certain death because of a lack of support from UK authorities, i has learned. People who fled Afghanistan amid the takeover byContinue reading “Treat us like human beings, say Afghan refugees who have received lack of support from authorities”
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