Telling tales from the margins of misery



BETHANY RIELLY recommends a powerful series of accounts by refugees seeking asylum in Britain
Refugee Tales II
Edited by David Herd and Anna Pincus
(Comma Press, £9.99)
BORDERS are not just fences and rivers.
They are the incomprehensible jargon of immigration law, regulations that prevent asylum-seekers from working and rules that trap them in a terminal waiting room for years and years. Although the physical border has been crossed, asylum-seekers who come to Britain still exist on the outside of society, frozen at the edges.
Moving from detention centres in Canterbury, Westminster and... read more

 
4 September 2017 in Sport, Views: 42
Source: Morning Star
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