The Refugee Council are campaigning for the right of asylum seekers to work in the
Many journalists seeking asylum have fled persecution in their own countries because of their journalistic work. Also doctors and teachers they come here looking for a place of safety and still want to work but aren't allowed to do so. Is it a crime to be an asylum seeker? Is it a crime to run away from murder, and rape? Is it a crime to ask for your protection? So! Why?