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September 25 2015: Glasgow refugees invited to football match to help them integrate into Scottish life

The Evening Times, September 25 2015 Refugees were given free tickets to a football match to help them integrate into Scottish life. Celtic donated 20 tickets to Glasgow's Uniting Nations in Scotland (UNIS) group for the club's match against Dundee last Sunday. It is part of a move to help the refugees, who come from… Continue reading September 25 2015: Glasgow refugees invited to football match to help them integrate into Scottish life

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August 31 2015: Man who fled Libya with seven bullets in his leg backs Scottish campaign to stop violence against women

The Evening Times, August 31 2015 A man who fled to the UK with bullets in his leg after being hunted down by terrorists is backing a Scottish drive to stop violence against women. Rida Naieli, who lives in the West of Glasgow, escaped Libya last year after being shot by terrorist groups who were… Continue reading August 31 2015: Man who fled Libya with seven bullets in his leg backs Scottish campaign to stop violence against women

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August 9, 2015: From Calais to Glasgow, the harrowing stories of the refugees who have made it through the Channel Tunnel

The Sunday Herald, August 9 2015 MONA'S STORY Mother-of-four Mona Hussain left Calais and arrived in Britain by hiding in the back of a lorry with a man and a woman who was six-months-pregnant. The 35-year-old, originally from Aleppo in Syria, had been travelling through Europe for weeks before getting to Calais. She remembers there… Continue reading August 9, 2015: From Calais to Glasgow, the harrowing stories of the refugees who have made it through the Channel Tunnel

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May 12 2015: 11 years after explosion, families still feel the pain

The Evening Times, May 12 2015 THE family of Stockline victim Annette Doyle remembered her as the "life and soul of the party". They gathered yesterday on the 11th anniversary of the explosion, along with family and friends of the other eight victims. Annette was just 34 when she died following the collapse of the… Continue reading May 12 2015: 11 years after explosion, families still feel the pain

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March 11 2015: Joy as Syrian family are reunited to start new life

The Evening Times, March 11 2015 A family torn apart by war in Syria are starting a new life after being reunited in Glasgow. Mona Hussain's husband and four children feared they would never see each other again after being split up when their lives were turned upside down by the conflict in the Middle… Continue reading March 11 2015: Joy as Syrian family are reunited to start new life

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November 9 2014: My brother was murdered when he refused to join Islamic State

The Sunday Herald, November 9 2014 A Syrian refugee whose teenage brother refused to join Islamic State found out he was captured, tortured and murdered by the terror group when photographs of his body were posted on Facebook. Alaa Alkhalef, who fled to ­Scotland from war-ravaged Syria nearly two years ago, was distraught when she… Continue reading November 9 2014: My brother was murdered when he refused to join Islamic State

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September 9, 2014: Asylum seekers locked out of homes

The Evening Times, September 9 2014 Vulnerable asylum seekers are being locked out of their homes and left destitute without warning, it was claimed today. Campaigners claim that Orchard & Shipman, the housing provider which works on behalf of Serco and the Home Office, is routinely performing lock changes on the homes of people who… Continue reading September 9, 2014: Asylum seekers locked out of homes