Fazil Kawani of Refugee Council to talk in Shrewsbury

On Wednesday 16th May 2012 at 6.30 pm we present a free talk by Fazil Kawani, - Executive Director of Integration at the Refugee Council.  The talk will be at the Central Building in the centre of Shrewsbury SY1 1QG (go to link below for map).   He will talk about the 1951 Refugee Convention, the asylum system and the experience of asylum seekers in the UK. Fazil is a Kurd born in Iraq and  arrived here as a refugee in 1980 at the age of 19. He qualified as a Civil Engineer, but since 1992 has been working with refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.  All are welcome, refreshments will be available.  Further information from the Shrewsbury Amnesty Secretary, Ann Bartles-Smith at annb_smith@yahoo.co.uk or Tel. 01743 363282

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