Feeding the Conversation

Taghi Tazkir: Feeding the Conversation at Little London Community Centre. Last year, I spent many a Saturday volunteering with the Leeds University Student Action for Refugees (STAR) group who run conversation classes at the Little London Community Centre. The classes were always rewarding but tiring, both for the students and the teachers. That is where Taghi Tazkir comes in, providing …

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Refugees in Focus.

Human Rights Week at Leeds University does an outstanding job every year of raising awareness of a huge array of issues that endanger the basic rights of people worldwide. The week of non-stop events is led by the Leeds University Union’s (LUU) Amnesty International Society but is successful in uniting a diverse set of groups, emphasising the diversity of rights …

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Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery in India

Interview with Dave Skivington by Press Gang Member, Howard (Part 1) In a recent interview with David Skivington, author of the novel Scar Tissue, he recalled that inspiration for his book came from the disturbing experience he had while travelling in India at the age of 18. David recalled that while he and a friend were walking down the street …

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