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Anne Gresley
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Here’s another Brexit fallout article. This one is about the vilification of asylum seekers.


The following paragraph really stuck out for me: ” … stating that having asylum seekers near your home means immediate threat of child-snatching is outright racist, borrowing centuries-old tropes. The protest led to the eviction of 20 asylum seekers from the property (and the fact that 20 people lived in one property illustrates how cramped and poor the conditions were likely to be). So people who had fled their home in search of safety were welcomed by protesters stating they were, by virtue of their race, likely rapists, murderers and child abusers.”