Afghanistan

JJ Chalmers: ‘In some ways, it’s like I was born again after Afghanistan’
TV

JJ Chalmers: ‘In some ways, it’s like I was born again after Afghanistan’

After sustaining horrific injuries in Helmand, JJ Chalmers fought back to make a new life as a TV presenter and disability advocate

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees
Refugee crisis

Exclusive: Fewer than 500 people in the UK have offered to help find homes for Afghan refugees

Government data obtained by The Big Issue shows the disparity between the number of people offering homes to refugees from Ukraine and from Afghanistan.

Government on course to repeat Afghanistan evacuation mistakes in Ukraine, MPs warn
ukraine invasion

Government on course to repeat Afghanistan evacuation mistakes in Ukraine, MPs warn

The UK didn’t do enough to evacuate aid workers from Afghanistan, MPs said, and early signs show similar mistakes could be made regarding people in Ukraine.

Government pleads with landlords to house Afghan refugees after only 350 come forward
Afghanistan

Government pleads with landlords to house Afghan refugees after only 350 come forward

Afghans face ‘lottery’ for UK resettlement – with no dates set for further evacuations
Afghan refugees

Afghans face ‘lottery’ for UK resettlement – with no dates set for further evacuations

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Experts wait on ‘crucial details’ after Afghan resettlement scheme launch confirmed
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Experts wait on ‘crucial details’ after Afghan resettlement scheme launch confirmed

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open
Social Justice

Women and LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan are still waiting for the UK refugees scheme to open

‘Nowhere near good enough’: Government slammed over lack of support for LGBTQ+ Afghans
Activism

‘Nowhere near good enough’: Government slammed over lack of support for LGBTQ+ Afghans

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