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'Volunteering at Oxfam gives me satisfaction'

Youssef is originally from Syria. Last year, he was resettled with his family on the Isle of Bute through a UK Government run scheme. Youssef has been volunteering at the Oxfam shop in Rothesay for...

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‘I’m so proud of the progress I’ve made’

Eiman Mirghani is a chemistry student, blogger, advocate for peace and New Scot. She arrived in Glasgow last year after being forced to flee her home in Sudan. Here, she blogs about how participating...

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A wee message from a New Scot

Today people around the world are gathering to celebrate World Refugee Day. ...

Campaigners form a human chain in George Square

Scotland rolls out the welcome mat to mark World Refugee Day

Event to be held 11-12pm Wednesday 20 June, George Square. ...

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Museum Without A Home finds refuge in Glasgow

Award-winning exhibition to be held during Refugee Festival Scotland. ...

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Glaswegian Oxfam shop volunteer visits refugee response in Greece to mark 75 years of the international development organisation

A Glaswegian grandmother was chosen with three other Oxfam shop volunteers, with nearly sixty years of service between them, to visit Oxfam's work helping refugees and migrants in Greece ahead...

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1m South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Oxfam responds to today's announcement that one million South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda. ,  ...

Standing as one with refugees at Scottish festivals

By Lindsey McGhie Lindsey is coordinating Oxfam's festival campaigning throughout Scotland in summer 2017. ...

Glasgow band SambaYaBamba #StandAsOne in their kilts

#StandAsOne campaign at Scottish festivals

Scottish festival-goers join the human chain to #StandAsOne with refugees ...

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