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Specialist in international refugee law, migration economist, charity fundraiser and Do-gooder/Director at Stand For All. Personal account, includes frustration

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Whatever the outcome of today's EHCR report try and be kind. Don't go off half cocked. Read it before commenting on… https://t.co/V3njAjUVCa“All these deaths are attributable to policies which treat asylum seekers as criminals, separates families and deni… https://t.co/sn47fkISVt
Retweeted by Dan Sohege"Unacceptable". That is the verdict of @HumanRightsCtte after @JohnnyMercerUK refused to say that troops should be… https://t.co/u8ezIDvMz3
Retweeted by Dan SohegeUK urged to restart resettlement schemes after migrant drownings https://t.co/hndKF3HfO4 via @financialtimes
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @DavidBeckler1 We are obviously going to disagree on that as I would argue some of the most high profile incidents… https://t.co/MmXomMv2SHCan't see how much longer government can put off another form of national lockdown with the rises in cases being re… https://t.co/nEvTQvMykoShe would have been the first African and the first woman to head up the WTO. Trump still trying to soil institutio… https://t.co/mB4uI2o2AL
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @DavidBeckler1 Think it is reasonable to say that Labour has a problem with anti-semitism based on people's words a… https://t.co/JSHHNYtTLSthis article analyzing the safety of human consumption of dog food in light of the economic hardships of the pandem… https://t.co/VmhF8ROwtI
Retweeted by Dan SohegeThere are going to be a lot of people shouting that the #EHCR report is a smear today. This is a test for Labour. H… https://t.co/xXTPEPoErTFor more than 20 years governments have spoken about stopping channel crossings. Policies of deterrence and exclusi… https://t.co/Xzchnyxrug @HannahGaffey @MosaikEducation Thank. Retweeted. They sound like an incredible organisation. @stand_for_all Hey Dan! @MosaikEducation help refugees to access university through a combination of English classe… https://t.co/0aOF0c6qJo
Retweeted by Dan SohegeThe HO often try to use country reports to undermine an asylum seeker's fear of persecution, deliberately overlooki… https://t.co/7Fo2PfSIQo
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @mpc_1968 Bella is excellent on this. @gotimmy Thank youThis thread has spawned some excellent starter lists of large, medium, small, and teeny tiny refugee support organi… https://t.co/hsc6gH140a
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10/29
2020
Once more for those at the back, THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "FIRST SAFE COUNTRY". It doesn't exist in any legal instr… https://t.co/KNsXykO9oR
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @minnierahman https://t.co/wJdAXtJ6tl @milkgapes Can't argue @freepearn @milkgapes https://t.co/9ZK45Cg9mI @freepearn @milkgapes https://t.co/yVkAJQKmksHelpful thread on solutions here for migrants and asylum seekers making dangerous journeys - https://t.co/OMXBTwz6Vs
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @milkgapes @freepearn I'm equal mix of intrigued and scared. @stand_for_all We are a UK based charity supporting Yezidis, perhaps the most persecuted of all minorities over man… https://t.co/7ZqmKWdFc6
Retweeted by Dan SohegeJust been catching up on things. Would highly recommend listening to @mrjamesob's opening about asylum seekers on t… https://t.co/xLjsrLgq5g @WordTourney Believe me, my limited patience is running out @dreamarius Thank you. I hope it was helpful @markoftheD They also may not have a choice. Traffickers and smugglers aren't exactly known for giving asylum seeke… https://t.co/T2U3hIk5cU @markoftheD We're talking about a small percentage of asylum seekers overall, but they have reasonable concerns reg… https://t.co/f3maWRed0J @gothlit_chloe Waaaay ahead of you. Only three glasses? https://t.co/EfSEh3gMPxMovie villain: ‘I’m going to teach you a lesson you’ll never forget... I before E except after C’
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @Lgotahusky @milkgapes I remember the days when I thought 91 likes was vital. They were nice and simple. I got less… https://t.co/QWM6XlCqqYCould it be Friday now please? This feels like an incredibly long week. @IMSpardagus Thoughts and prayers. I am fairly certain you did a bang up job of arguing the case though. @JimmySecUK @TheScepticIsle Thanks mate. Very kind. Ben knows what I do. I was more joking with him than anything.Please keep adding any organisations supporting refugees/asylum seekers to the thread and sharing so that people ca… https://t.co/RfzZGnpChwThis is a superb response by @BellaSankey in refuting some of the more pernicious myths that surround asylum seeker… https://t.co/OY9lFvLejyIf you lived in the Bristol area, there's a good list of refugee agencies on the @voscur website. https://t.co/shbSGVTPmq
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @TheScepticIsle Uhm @Lgotahusky Awww.Also, apologies on my end. First time using zoom on my phone and it was very disorientating with poor sound quality.Many thanks to @iancollinsuk for having me on his show today to discuss the recent loss of life in the channel and… https://t.co/4kyAdW1GJXThread- ideas for helping refugees. https://t.co/76tLAXyE8E
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @LibbyRuffle @suffolk_refugee Thank for sharing this @Refugee_RE @brian8471 @jimrobbins Thank you for sharing this. Very much appreciated @mrcolinparker @AsylumMatters @VoiceRas @DASH_ASYLUM_UK @SYMAAG @AsylumLink @NACCOMnetwork Thank you so much for sharing these. @stand_for_all @AsylumMatters @VoiceRas @DASH_ASYLUM_UK @SYMAAG @AsylumLink @NACCOMnetwork #RefugeesWelcome
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @Fraggle_Chick @UKLGIG @AVIDdetention @BIDdetention @FreedVoices @VOICESNetworkUK @detainedvoices @Room2Healhttps://t.co/MCHNeTKa7BEven more great organisations you could support. Wherever you are in the country there are people working hard to h… https://t.co/9wAfZMYvk4Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this thread today. So many amazing organisations. I keep saying this,… https://t.co/ggKRsT4Cyu @justbeeforest @commaficionado Thank youSome great suggestions for the Oxford area for helping support refugees, also strongly recommend supporting… https://t.co/Jd74sFpNfgAbsolutely, and if anyone else has any organisations supporting refugees they would like highlighted today please r… https://t.co/K3j2yWtfE2Please share this great thread by @commaficionado. I can relate to absolutely everything in it and it would be real… https://t.co/8SQFSxmXOg @Fraggle_Chick @UKLGIG @AVIDdetention @BIDdetention @FreedVoices @VOICESNetworkUK @detainedvoices @Room2Healhttps://t.co/pz45BzC7E6 @Fraggle_Chick @UKLGIG @AVIDdetention @BIDdetention @FreedVoices @VOICESNetworkUK @detainedvoices @Room2Healhttps://t.co/1UhWREaOUlAn excellent and useful list of more organisations providing much needed support for refugees. As always, I know ti… https://t.co/jqv0MOLag9I'm not saying the Home Office is getting to people, but........... H/t @SatbirLSingh, @omaromalleykhan,… https://t.co/ZUAOEgzgx9 @SatbirLSingh We need tighter controls on wardrobes to prevent an influx of people coming in and becoming Kings and Queens @Dani_L_112 @northwestnap I love it round there. Lived in Huddersfield for a while and West Yorkshire is truly God's own country.This website is free https://t.co/zY5K9yim6Y
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @omaromalleykhan @SatbirLSingh We're not saying that we support Goblins trying to eat people in the mines of Moria.… https://t.co/N8bRzg6ney @ZoeJardiniere @_MarkFitz Aaaaand I have a new background image for my computer @SatbirLSingh Mistakes may have been made, but we've learned from them to make a fairer and more compassionate Death Star in the future.Since you need cheering up, they've announced the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards for 2020 and they do not disap… https://t.co/DXDlEd12Hb
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @SatbirLSingh That's a description which is going to stickCampaigning against injustice in 2020 sometimes feels like a million of us have marched through hellfire to reach t… https://t.co/ZHWOojnTG3
Retweeted by Dan SohegeTo keep things simpler the government now introduces a new "plus one" service, so you can catch up on all the Covid… https://t.co/a6xMb8MaGV @dijdowell I am expecting to be disappointed.Rasoul Iran-Nejad Shiva Mohammad Panahi Anita Armin and baby Artin Remember their names. This is what happens when… https://t.co/I73ZfguXZ4
Retweeted by Dan SohegeAfter 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle wit… https://t.co/1maLFuLClc
Retweeted by Dan Sohege @minnierahman I have been so tempted to post one like this. Nicely playedA family, a child, a baby. They died trying to get to the place they believed they would be and feel safe. The go… https://t.co/0A1xfaApoG
Retweeted by Dan SohegeYou know what? Tomorrow the news will roll on and most people will forget. There'll be another story, another outra… https://t.co/Gg8TsktKGCAll people want is to find some safety and peace of mind. That's it. Is that too much to ask? A family, children, d… https://t.co/HIG23wvWKRI am so tired of this. There are so many people you can lay the blame for this at the feet of, but how can this gov… https://t.co/8tXSE8jXueWe could do so much more. Process applications in France, issue humanitarian visas, hell, fulfil existing obligatio… https://t.co/AXpNoyb0FdTraffickers and smugglers help cause these deaths. They don't give asylum seekers a say in the conditions which the… https://t.co/N77XVffzrFWhat are we doing? Decades we've focused on deterrence and exclusion and we know it doesn't do anything. Resettleme… https://t.co/NKjiZ7E8kx"They could have stayed in France". What? Where they can be beaten up by the police? Denied rights? Germany, yeah t… https://t.co/bjHhrlQRJpA 15 month old baby. I swear if anyone else tries claiming people making these journeys aren't "genuine refugees" I… https://t.co/O4Nb0ZYKRMFor the record, I still think Trump will win and have never in my life hoped to be wrong about anything quite so much.Just think. This time next week we'll still probably be weeks away from finding out who the next President of the United States will be. @JVEGoodall @collective_aid Thank you. Have posted.Another organisation which you may want to support providing support to refugees across Europe. @collective_aid @SeanMad88 Combination of both I suspect. Politicians spouting it are definitely being disingenuous. General public… https://t.co/nKw011vUnY @RebeccaBuxton Brilliant. Congratulations @Seunte I would, but I also have tasks I should be doing so am not actually here in order to yell at you for being here. @brian8471 @jimrobbins The majority of asylum seekers do remain in France. For those, and keep in mind it is a smal… https://t.co/GfAIYNv1PBGenerally disconcerting throughout this thread, but it does seem to speak volumes about how lack of knowledge, coup… https://t.co/cVP8Hfv4YmI know some charities are being mentioned more than once today, but that isn't deliberately preferential. All of th… https://t.co/ZyKhqyAfo2 @Elizabe31997557 Thank you @ClearlyPossible Thank you so much. I really wasn't sure I how I sounded.First time trying to do a zoom interview off my phone. My positive attitude towards zoom has just dropped dramatically. @pylonfan Good on you. Sorry though that you aren't able to enjoy it yourself. @Scientits It all seems so pointless. Okay, I only have the news reports and ONS data to go on like most people, an… https://t.co/AfbRG58hPS @Lgotahusky Have a great time both of you @sarniejewell They seem lovely @jamesrbuk Crap. I'd forgotten about the EHRC report. Might hide in a bunker without the internet.
10/28
2020

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