Care4Calais

Care4Calais is a charity offering practical and direct support to refugees in the UK, France and Belgium. In the UK, Care4Calais provides essential items such as toiletries to refugees, helps them register with doctors, helps with language learning and works to get young people into school. It also provides support with dealing with the legalContinue reading “Care4Calais”

Border Violence Monitoring Network

An independent network of non-profits and associations, the Border Violence Monitoring Network monitors and publicises human rights violations at the borders of the European Union. Formed in 2016, the Border Violence Monitoring Network works predominantly in Greece and the Balkans, tracking events from the Turkish border with Greece and Bulgaria up to Italy and AustriaContinue reading “Border Violence Monitoring Network”

No Name Kitchen

No Name Kitchen works in Europe, predominantly the Mediterranean and the Balkans, to provide humanitarian aid and political help for migrants and refugees. No Name Kitchen provides practical humanitarian aid, including hygiene kits, food vouchers and clothing. It also collects testimonies of experiences at national borders, and contributes to the Border Violence Monitoring Network toContinue reading “No Name Kitchen”

Reprieve

A legal action non-governmental organisation, Reprieve investigates, litigates and campaigns regarding human rights abuses. Registered in England and Wales, Reprieve works with people who have suffered human rights abuses, such as defending those held without charge or facing the death penalty. The group advocates for policy change, working with policy-makers and legislators to ensure governmentsContinue reading “Reprieve”

Innocence Project

The Innocence Project aims to free those in incarceration who are innocent, and campaigns for improvements to the legal system. Founded in 1992 in America, the Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted, improve case law and reform legal policies. It supports exonerees post-release, as well as research into forensic science to avoid furtherContinue reading “Innocence Project”

Namati

Namati is a global network of grassroots legal advocates, seeking to give legal empowerment to poorer communities. Founded in 2012, Natami supports communities around the world with securing their legal rights in matters of citizenship, health, and land and the environment. Namati works with partners at a grassroots level to train community paralegals, and itsContinue reading “Namati”