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The Guardian's Windrush campaign

Category:Best Campaigning / Investigative Journalism


The Guardian exposed the shameful way Windrush immigrants were caught up in a deliberately targeted immigration policy or “hostile environment”. As a result over 2,000 people were granted citizenship and promised compensation, the PM apologised and home secretary Amber Rudd resigned. Guardian readers raised over £1.1m in our Christmas appeal for charities helping those affected by the scandal.