Refugee Week – Commemoration

Where: Dover seafront

When: 20 June 2020 at 11:30am

Refugee Week in 2020 includes the 20th anniversary of the deaths of 58 young Chinese, found in a sealed container at Dover docks. CSAN member organisation Seeking Sanctuary has arranged to remember this tragic occurrence, and the subsequent deaths of all others who have died trying to reach the UK, with a commemorative event led by the Anglican Bishop of Dover, Rose Hudson-Wilkin.

In order to respect social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic, very few people will be present, but it will be live-streamed at

To read more about the commemoration, please see the related article in Independent Catholic News.