Our press releases provide insight into the work we do and highlight real issues facing those seeking asylum and refugees in Scotland today
Read our current press releases here:
- 29 April 2015 Refugee Festival Scotland launches programme to celebrate refugees This year's festival set to Celebrate a diverse and welcoming Scotland that upholds the rights, protection and dignity of refugees
- 12 August 2014 Home Office leaves the vulnerable out on a limb Dismay on merciless Home Office decision that will leave many vulnerable asylum seekers struggling for basics
- 21 May 2014 Refugee Week Scotland 2014 - programme highlights Refugee Week Scotland launches its exciting 2014 programme this week. The festival for everyone celebrates the welcome Scotland offers
- 21 May 2014 Scotland’s musicians join the world to celebrate World Refuge Day Edinburgh-based alternative hip-hop trio Young Fathers will headline this year’s World Refugee Day concert in Glasgow.
- 7 November 2013 Refugee women speak out for a fairer asylum system Refugee women from more than fifteen countries will gather in Glasgow this weekend at the 'Speak for Yourself' conference.
- 17 September 2013 UK refugee charities urge the Prime Minister to help Syrians find safety In an open letter to David Cameron, leading UK refugee charities are calling on the UK Government to help resettle the Syrian Refugees.
- 17 June 2013 Refugees from across the world unite to launch Refugee Week Scotland 2013 A group of young dancers from a Palestinian refugee camp met with refugees now living in Scotland to celebrate the launch of Refugee We
- 9 May 2013 In response to the Queen's Speech Scottish Refugee Council CEO John Wilkes responds to the Immigration Bill announced formally in the Queen's speech
- 6 May 2013 Refugee Week Scotland launches 'festival for everyone' The brochure for the annual arts and cultural festival is released
- 29 April 2013 Ground-breaking Scottish service for young refugees ‘a model for others’ Scottish Guardianship Service is highly praised in an independent evaluation