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In refuge on Refugee Rights Day: The Awan family story

Photo courtesy of The Awan Family Support Committee

Since August 2013, Khurshid Begum Awan has been living in sanctuary in a Montreal church. She had courageously opted to defy a deportation order which would have disrupted her access to care, divided her family and put her safety at risk.

Widely observed as Refugee Rights Day, April 4 marks the anniversary of the Singh Decision. On a day where we remember migrant and refugee struggles for freedom, dignity and security and recommit to fighting ongoing injustice, we highlight the struggle of the Awan family.

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| March 31, 2014

Roma refugee families hang 'Roma Are Not Bogus Refugees' banner

Photo: Justice for Roma Refugees

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Bill C-31 song: Cuts to refugee health care

The second video in the "Dare Your Face" series. Brendan and Adrian go to the doctor's office to perform a new song inspired by the recent cuts to refugee health care in Canada.

The link from the video: http://www.doctorsforrefugeecare.ca/

http://www.fugitives.ca/
http://www.facebook.com/TheFugitives
http://www.twitter.com/fugitivesmusic

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| June 28, 2012
| June 20, 2012

Health care workers take action for refugees

Health care workers all across Canada took action Monday in defence of refugees' access to treatment. (Photos: Jesse McLaren)
Health care workers all across Canada took action Monday in defence of refugees' access to treatment.

Related rabble.ca story:

Cuts to refugee health care: Not the Canada that I know

A video against cuts to refugee health coverage. Video produced by Ian Lawrence in cooperation with Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care:

www.doctorsforrefugeecare.ca
www.facebook.com/RefugeeHealthCare

On Monday, June 18, 2012 in cities across the country physicians and other health care workers opposed to cutting health services for refugees will be participating in a day of action.

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| June 18, 2012
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