Tag: City of Sanctuary

City of Sanctuary event celebrates role of refugees

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

REFUGEES and asylum seekers are not a burden on Bristol – they are an asset which enhances the city, Lord Mayor Faruk Choudhury told the annual City of Sanctuary celebration. The Lord Mayor was backed by other officials and dignitaries including the city’s political master, mayor George Ferguson, in emphasising the pride that Bristolians have […]

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Call for practical support for Bristol City of Sanctuary

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bristol continues to demonstrate its self-confidence and humanity on Wednesday May 9, when supporters of City of Sanctuary will come together to find ways of making its new status a reality. Civic leaders, business and faith representatives will join Bristol Refugee Rights Members with their experience of seeking sanctuary to discuss plans to make Bristol […]

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Bristol set to become UK’s third ‘city of sanctuary’

| November 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Bristol NUJ backs call for city of sanctuary for refugees and asylum seekers

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