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Refugee Tales By Ali Smith Marina Lewycka Patience Agbabi Chris Cleave Jade Amoli-Jackson Stephen Collis Inua Ellams Abdulrazak Gurnah,

  • Title: Refugee Tales
  • Author: Ali Smith Marina Lewycka Patience Agbabi Chris Cleave Jade Amoli-Jackson Stephen Collis Inua Ellams Abdulrazak Gurnah
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Two unaccompanied children travel across the Mediterranean in an overcrowded boat that has been designed to only make it halfway across A 63 year old man is woken one morning by border officers acting on a tip off and, despite having paid taxes for 28 years, is suddenly cast into the detention system with no obvious means of escape An orphan whose entire life has beenTwo unaccompanied children travel across the Mediterranean in an overcrowded boat that has been designed to only make it halfway across A 63 year old man is woken one morning by border officers acting on a tip off and, despite having paid taxes for 28 years, is suddenly cast into the detention system with no obvious means of escape An orphan whose entire life has been spent in slavery first on a Ghanaian farm, then as a victim of trafficking writes to the Home Office for help, only to be rewarded with a jail sentence and indefinite detention These are not fictions Nor are they testimonies from some distant, brutal past, but the frighteningly common experiences of Europe s new underclass its refugees While those with citizenship enjoy basic human rights like the right not to be detained without charge for than 14 days , people seeking asylum can be suspended for years in Kafka esque uncertainty Here, poets and novelists retell the stories of individuals who have direct experience of Britain s policy of indefinite immigration detention Presenting their accounts anonymously, as modern day counterparts to the pilgrims stories in Chaucer s Canterbury Tales, this book offers rare, intimate glimpses into otherwise untold suffering.
    Refugee Tales Two unaccompanied children travel across the Mediterranean in an overcrowded boat that has been designed to only make it halfway across A year old man is woken one morning by border officers acting

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    1. In 2015 a large group of former detainees, refugees and asylum seekers, plus people who worked with and to support them, together with writers and other artists, walked along the Pilgim s Way and told stories each evening in public buildings The project was inspired by Chaucer s Canterbury Tales , which brought an almost invisible people and language to the fore for the first time, and it was intended to raise the visibility and profile of a group of people often either ignored or demonised by s [...]

    2. I received a copy of Refugee Tales as a gift from friends, one of whom, Andy, took park in the original Refugee Tales walk A Walk in Solidarity with Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Detainees In order to raise awareness of the plight of many people trapped in never ending detention in Britain, people walked for nine days or less along the old Pilgrim s Way, stopping to rest at night and be told stories Those stories have now been collected into this book The Walk was organised by Gatwick Detainees [...]

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