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Virtual discussion: Bristol Refugees Rights with Bristol Pride Without Borders
Sep 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
“Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution”
– United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948
Join UWE UNISON for an enlightening discussion with Bristol Pride Without Borders on Microsoft Teams
- Speakers: Asli Tatliadim; Impact and Communications Coordinator, Bristol Refugee Rights, Sam Harvey; lead volunteer Bristol Pride Without Borders & Raeida Ibrahim; member of Bristol Pride without Borders
- How to get involved
- Upcoming events
Bristol Pride Without Borders is a Bristol based support group for local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, plus (LGBT+) asylum seekers and refugees. Support groups meet fortnightly, offering mutual support, sharing and listening to one another as well as opportunities to socialise together on Bristol’s LGBT+ scene.
You can make a donation to Bristol Pride Without Borders here.
Asli Tatliadim has studied Social Anthropology and Minority rights at graduate level at University College London. For the past five years she has worked both in frontline and strategic positions in refugee rights organisations across Turkey and the U.K. Currently she is the Communications and Impact Coordinator at Bristol Refugee Rights.
Sam Harvey is a Bristol-born filmmaker and feminist with an activist heart. As an member of the LGBTQ+ community himself, he has volunteered with Refugee and Asylum Seeker support group Bristol Pride without Borders for over 3 years now. Sam is committed to supporting and being an outspoken ally for marginalised voices.
Raeida Ibrahim has studied biology and laboratory techniques in Damascus, Syria. Since then, she has worked in various hospitals for many years. Currently, she lives in the UK, where she is seeking asylum based on her sexual orientation. She is a regular member of Bristol Pride Without Borders and she is an accomplished printmaking artist.
As part of our Pride season