The refugee crisis
For a local perspective, Martin Simmons, Communications Officer at Suffolk Refugee Support in Ipswich, will give a talk entitled, ‘Refugees: A Local Perspective on a Global Issue’ tomorrow evening. It will be part of the Ipswich and District branch of the United Nations Association AGM on Friday, 4 September 2015 at 7:30 pm in the Collinson Room at the Friends Meeting House, 39 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich IP1 3JH. All welcome. No charge. Free refreshments. Martin will give a brief overview of the global situation, followed by the first-hand testimony and then a more in-depth look at the local situation. He hopes to bring a Rwandan refugee to give his personal testimony.
Photo of refugees staging a sit-in in front of Budapest’s Keleti station on 2nd September.