Thursday 23 May 2013

Is this Sanctuary? A film showing how it feels to sign at the police station

Esam, a Kurdish asylum seeker from Iraq has made this film 'Is this Sanctuary?' about how it feels to go to the police station to sign for the UK border agency. He interviews asylum seekers before and after they sign and also those who support them.

We hope you find this film enlightening and we would like to invite you to join us on to march through Bristol with us on June 29th or to support asylum seekers in your city as part of our national day of action.You can read more about this on the rest of this website.

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You are welcome to link to this page on facebook and elsewhere, (but please don't copy or embed the video), to help people see the reality of the fear and pressure asylum seekers are living with in Bristol and build awareness about our campaign for dignity for asylum seekers.

Please e-mail if you would like to have a copy of this film suitable for group screenings or if you would like to invite him to talk about his film.


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    1. thanks Ruth to all your help for publishing my film in the blog and to all
      my friends

  2. Thank you for sharing this Esam, it's a great video.


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