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Vaccines are free even without papers! A campaign (in Many Languages)

BritBanglaCovid has designed leaflets in a number of languages highlighting the following:  'If you have no paperwork to prove your immigration status, don't let that stop you from vaccinated. You do not need to show proof of your immigration status nor your ID nor your address. You can register with a local General Practitioner (GP) for free of  charge. COVID VACCINES ARE FREE OF CHARGE!' (ENGLISH EDITION) BANGLA EDITION FRENCH EDITION GREEK EDITION ITALIAN EDITION POLISH EDITION PORTUGUESE EDITION ROMANIAN EDITION RUSSIAN EDITION SPANISH EDITION TURKISH EDITION URDU EDITION YORUBA EDITION -----------------------------------------
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Migrants & Refugees under Covid Public Meeting (Recorded)

Having spoken about a broad range of minority related subjects during the first, second and third lockdown, this time BritBanglaCovid organised a Zoom public meeting with experts, campaigners and community groups who know the impact of migrant and refugee communities during this pandemic. Migrants are left without any protection from social distancing rules, and health protection when they need help. Professionals had demonstrated how migrants are dehumanised by the NHS and other officials.

Migrants & Refugees under Covid Public Meeting

Join another public meeting on 7th February 2021 at 3pm. Link:  Here BritBanglaCovid has been at the forefront of raising issues impacting British Bangladeshi and other minority communities during the pandemic. We have noticed how the Windrush generation was and is being treated by the current British government. There has also been a strong community response against racism and the hostile environment in UK and beyond. Let us not forget the Black Lives Matter movement. But the real question for 'Migrants and Refugees under Covid' Zoom public meeting is: 'how did the hostile setting manifest itself during the pandemic both nationally and internationally?' And then to follow up from the issue is: 'what practical strategies worked and did not work against such a hostility?' To understand a complex issue, BritBanglaCovid has invited national and international experts to take part in our 4th Round Table Discussion: Antonia Bright - Chair of Movement for Justice Jame

BritBanglaCovid wants Bangladeshi Stories

Rate of deaths in the UK is to rise more than ever before. We are yet to see many Bangladeshis to lose their loved one  and no doubt their jobs.  In such a scene we are also seeing heroic figures doing what they can to support those who are vulnerable in their local community. BritBanglaCovid want to hear from you to capture your stories to share to the future generations to come.  This is an unprecedented time as you know.   

Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine explained

The U.K. approved a second Covid-19 vaccine, and it’s a homegrown one this time. The government has ordered 100 million doses of the shot developed by  AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford, more than any other candidate.  This is how it works:      

Bengali writer and coach learns to makes roti during first lockdown

  Tanzila Zaman, a community mentor, and writer of a book, ‘Mother Tongue’, shares her experience of the pandemic.  EARLY LIFE Tanzila Zaman was born in Barisal,  Bangladesh. Most of her life, prior to coming to the UK just over 10 years ago, she lived, studied and worked in  Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh. Her mother was always busy and cooking, cleaning and maintaining their home. Tanzila enjoyed her time in school.  In Dhaka she studied at the best institutions and later she worked for a corporation.  Her passion to excel in her career made her come to the UK. Her employer preferred her to get trained in Singapore. She chose London.  BRITISH EXPERIENCE ‘Most of the things you study in Bangladesh is about memorising things. It is not practical at all. In London you are flexible. In Bangladesh there are restriction, and lots of memorising. I don’t like memorising.’   ‘When I came to London my life changed (dramatically).  When I came to the UK, I started studying and Allah blessed

Merry Christmas from BritBanglaCovid

Hi everyone, I know it's a difficult time for everyone. We just have to play our part in such a time to help and support others who are less fortunate than us.  Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year (if you can) from BritBanglaCovid.