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Blog 1015 Refugees on boat'NOW I WONDER WHAT THEIR STORIES ARE...'
“In the end, when you meet people, we’re all the same. You don’t see that in the news. You just see them as a group, not as individuals. Now I wonder what their stories are. I see it completely differently.” These are the words of just one of the women more ...
Natalie Williams
Blog 0915 refugees on croatianTHE CRISIS CONTINUES...
Three weeks ago, our newspapers, TV screens and Facebook timelines were filled with the image of Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body washed up on the beach after his desperate family tried to reach safer lands. To a certain extent, the more ...
Natalie Williams
Blog 0915 Aylan KurdiEVERY REFUGEE'S LIFE MATTERS
On Thursday I was wandering around my local supermarket trying not to cry. I was in the toothpaste aisle buying tubes to send to Calais, when I spotted the milk teeth toothpaste. It made me immediately think of the image of Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old more ...
Natalie Williams
Blog 0915 refugeesREFUGEE CRISIS - RED ALERT
I have a friend called John. He is from what we now call the Czech Republic. In 1938 he and his brother were put on a train by their parents, along with many other children, to be sent to the UK. John never saw his parents again. They wrote letters for a more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 0512 CogsCONNECTING FAITH WITH ISSUES IN SOCIETY
Emmanuel Church in Oxford actively encourages its members to engage with their community through their home-grown project, Nexus, which seeks to equip and train, as well as through inter-church practical initiatives. I asked Chris Le Marquand, who heads u more ...
Claire Musters
Blog 1113 TakenTHE 'TAKEN' CAMPAIGN
Last month, on Friday 18th October, the UK marked Anti-Slavery Day. This annual event was established recently by Act of Parliament. It was both a day to remember the anti-slavery campaign of the early nineteenth century and a day to challenge the phenome more ...
Martin Charlesworth
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