Kenya: ‘reckless’ closure of world’s biggest refugee camp will put lives at risk

The Kenyan government’s decision to close down two large refugee camps, including the world’s biggest at Dadaab, is likely to put thousands of innocent lives at risk, said Amnesty International. Read more in the press release


#RefugeesWelcome Here

The list of human tragedy grows day by day – people crushed by lorries, drowned on our shores and denied shelter at our borders. It is a damning charge against European leaders and their continual failure to provide safe routes for those fleeing war and persecution.

We must keep up the pressure for real action to achieve a humane, comprehensive and effective response to end the suffering of thousands.

Please email your MP to let them know refugees are welcome here.

Amnesty activists to say #refugeeswelcome

Amnesty Blackheath and Greenwich activists will tomorrow gather at the Cutty Sark from 7.30pm to show their support for refugees from Syria and elsewhere. If want to join us please just turn up and look for us with our placards. 

Afterwards we will join others at our monthly letter signing session. For further details email us on