Published On: Wed, Jan 20th, 2016

Apartheid of the asylum seekers on British streets

Refugee imigrant    An Albanian asylum seeker at her red door in Middlesbrough

 

A secret apartheid policy brands hundreds of asylum seekers in England’s poorest town by housing them in properties with red front doors, it can be revealed.

The doors make asylum homes easy to identify and are blamed for numerous attacks in which people were victims of harassment and abuse.

A former local MP compared the red paint, used on terraced streets in deprived areas of Middlesbrough, to the yellow stars that Jews were forced to wear in Nazi Germany…

 

Read the full story at The Times, by Andrew Norfolk Chief Investigative Reporter (subscription) 

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