Home Secrectary meets refugees for World Refugee Day


Home Secretary Theresa May has today marked World Refugee Day by meeting and hearing about the remarkable lives of five people given sanctuary in the UK after fleeing war and persecution in their home countries. The Home Secretary invited the refugees to have tea with her at the Home Office in central London marking the start of Refugee Week, which begins today (20 June),
The refugees who met the Home Secretary included Dr Akong Tulku Rinpoche, a monk who founded the first Tibetan Buddhist Centre to be built in the West and Carlos Arredondo, a Chilean singer, songwriter and poet.
Source: http://nds.coi.gov.uk/content/detail.aspx?NewsAreaId=2&ReleaseID=420016&SubjectId=2

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