Shahidul Alam, an award-winning photographer, writer and activist from Bangladesh, was being held indefinitely and without bail after openly criticising the government’s violent handling of student led demonstrations. On 29 July 2018, two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus, sparking peaceful demonstrations by students calling for better road safety laws. In an interview Read more…
These emergency grants cover items such as food, living expenses, accommodation, furniture, travel and medicines in the UK and overseas.
In 2018 we gave more than 50 hardship relief grants totalling over £25,000.