"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Sunday 17 March 2013

Another story
Dad left holding the babies after immigration officials refuse to let his wife have UK visa.



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Cyprus savings levy: questions and answers.


Q: How has the deal gone down in the City?

Badly. Sebastien Galy of Société Général predicted: "This will probably go down as an ill thought out rescue plan with consequences for peripheral Europe."

And SocGen's chief economist, Michala Marcussen, warned: "The package for Cyprus still comes with tough conditionality and the risk is that introducing a new 'unique' bank levy measure – despite the many reassurances – could trigger renewed concerns."

More :

Pair win backing for brave bid to halt deportation.


Petition in support of them :

The Saleh family's story :


Mrs Saleh, an Egyptian national, applied for asylum in the UK after escaping an abusive and cruel husband whose acts endangered her and her children’s lives for over 15 years to the extent of death and rape. The Egyptian authorities ignored this domestic abuse as her husband has close links with police, judges and other officials. The entire family is under serious threat of honour-based violence and possibly even death if deported back to Egypt. Simply setting foot in Egypt again leads the family to fear for their lives seeing as they could not ask for protection from the authorities, knowing that they have close ties with her husband. The family believes if they are removed to Egypt they would be forced into hiding...

Save Saleh Family on Facebook :


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