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4th anniversary of the Murder of Kawa Garmyani

4th anniversary of the Murder of Kawa Garmyani

FIR seminar in London   Date: Wednesday 6 December 2017 Time: 7PM to 9PM Address: 5 Caledonian Road, King’s Cross, London, N9 1DX Federation of Iraqi Refugees is hosting a seminar addressed by Brwa Barzinji a Journalist & Writer from Iraqi Kurdistan Kurdistan must protect journalists On the 5th of December 2013, Kawa was shot by a group of gunmen outside ... Read More »

Finding a home

Finding a home

Client J- a woman with a young child contacted the Federation the week before Christmas.  She telephoned the Development Worker following an unsuccessful visit to the Home Office to seek help with her housing needs. Apparently she was told by the Home Office official that if she was homeless she should get in touch with someone in the Iraqi community ... Read More »

FIR reuniting families

FIR reuniting families

Client Y- In March 2016 the Federation was contacted by a distressed couple who was placed in emergency accommodation in Croydon.  The couple was separated from their 18 month old child by people smugglers in Lille but was subsequently found by a motorist walking alone along a busy road in the area and taken to the local police station.  After ... Read More »

Voluntary Return

Voluntary Return

Client B – Through the detainee group set up by the Federation.  The development worker was informed of an unwell man of 34 who had been discharged from 6 months in a mental hospital straight into detention. Following concerning reports the Federation’s Development worker visited and spoke to B.  The Development worker found out that B had been in the UK for ... Read More »