Dr Waheed Arian's Message to the British People
Dr Waheed Arian arrived in the UK as a child refugee. Waheed is a British doctor and radiologist, born in Afghanistan. He founded a telemedicine charity called Arian Teleheal. He is one of the NHS heroes who fought on the Covid-19 frontline during the pandemic.
In this short video, made in partnership with Freedom From Torture charity, he sends a message to the British people and government about the UK's New Plan for Immigration and the impact it will have on those seeking safety and sanctuary in the UK.
This material is part of the Covid Chronicles from the Margins project, funded by The Open University and The Hague. The project aims to highlight the impact of the pandemic on refugees, asylum seekers & undocumented migrants.