30 days for refugees - Day 6
We told you yesterday about the story of Baraa , who we were able to help thanks to the support of people like you. We can’t thank you enough for all that you’re doing to help refugees.
Today, we’re asking you to speak out about the treatment of refugees and asylum seekers in detention centres in Canada.
Did you know that over the last 10 years over 800 children have been held in immigration detention in Canada? Children are placed in detention with or without their families for several weeks, and sometimes for up to a year. In February 2016 a 16 year old Syrian refugee boy was help in solitary confinement in immigration detention for 3 weeks.
Please take action now by urging Canada to stop detaining refugee and migrant children. Thank you so much for your support on this. You’re helping to make the world of difference to refugees.