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Islington’s Gracepoint venue played host to the Kurdistan Students’ Union annual literature festival on Saturday – the first time the event has been held in the UK.

At Protein Studios in Shoreditch from October 10 to 15, the exhibition features the combined work of photographer Caroline Irby and journalist Veronique Mistiaen

The special screening of the documentary will raise funds for the International Rescue Committee

From June 19 to 25, Refugee Week is back with arts and educational events around the country to raise awareness and hope for a better way of dealing with the ongoing crisis, and Islington and Hackney are no exceptions

The Muslim Welfare House is one of Islington’s most widely used community centres. The Gazette speaks to its CEO, Toufik Kacimi.

Festival producer and Hackney Downs resident Mark Lindow has penned I’ll Be Along D’reckly, about his native Cornwall

Islington Council is working with advice groups to offer support to people who may be affected by Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Stand Up for the Refugee Crisis and the Habibi Project are both hoping to raise money and awareness for displaced people

Sixth-formers from two Islington schools took a trip to Auschwitz as part of a campaign to ensure the terrible lessons of the Second World War are remembered by this generation. The Gazette was there.

A year ago, Jeremy Corbyn promised Islington North ‘won’t be forgotten’ after he was elected Labour leader. Twelve months on, James Morris asks community leaders across his constituency whether he has kept his word.

I have recently started working with an organisation that helps resettle Syrian refugees and supports asylum seekers, writes Rebecca Baron, Adolphus Road, Finsbury Park.

Into the febrile cauldron of Brexit debate comes a devastatingly direct piece: 13 female Syrian refugees sharing their stories.

Earlier this week, a father and son walk through an Islington park. They see a man with a loaf of bread, feeding ducks in a pond. The boy is curious. The father asks the man if his son can take a slice. They get chatting. The bread man asks the father where he is from. Syria, he replies. He is one of a handful of refugees to have recently fled the turmoil of his home country to make a new home in Islington. The bread man, with tears in his eyes, says: “I want you to know how welcome you are here.”

Imogen Blake hears from UK refugees, who share their traumatic experiences for Islington art show.

A gang of “heartless” Holloway and Finsbury Park conmen have been jailed for a combined 19 years after fleecing pensioners of their life savings in a £1million fraud.

His magnetic performaces in Happy Valley and War&Peace have made James Norton a household name, not to mention a heartthrob.

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