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english.elpais.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Mass arrests and forced transfers: How migrants are exiled in North Africa with European money

Migrants and refugees trying to reach Europe often face harsh punishments like being abandoned in remote desert areas, subjected to kidnappings and violence. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Social media marketing

Beyond borders: Migrants online

Social media is a vital tool for migrants and refugees in navigating borders. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Europe news

In Spain, we don't share Britain's migration panic stop the boats' has few fans here | Maria Ramirez

Spain has received more migrants and refugees than the UK in the first 10 months of 2023, despite having a smaller population.
Unlike in the UK, immigration is not a central issue in Spain's political debate and the country views immigration as a positive source of growth. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Mass arrests and forced transfers: How migrants are exiled in North Africa with European money

Migrants and refugees trying to reach Europe often face harsh punishments like being abandoned in remote desert areas, subjected to kidnappings and violence. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Social media marketing

Beyond borders: Migrants online

Social media is a vital tool for migrants and refugees in navigating borders. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Europe news

In Spain, we don't share Britain's migration panic stop the boats' has few fans here | Maria Ramirez

Spain has received more migrants and refugees than the UK in the first 10 months of 2023, despite having a smaller population.
Unlike in the UK, immigration is not a central issue in Spain's political debate and the country views immigration as a positive source of growth. [ more ]
moremigrants
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Refugees and migration: Criticism of Europe's asylum policy DW 05/30/2024

Prevention of catastrophic refugee camp conditions urged as top priority by migration researcher Franck Duvell. [ more ]
#migrant-crisis
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

At least 23 people missing off Tunisia coast, authorities say

At least 23 people missing off Tunisian coast, with search and rescue ongoing; 5 suspects arrested for unauthorized sailing operations. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Rishi Sunak says migrants threaten to overwhelm' UK

Rishi Sunak warns of migrant crisis and calls for global reforms on refugees
He emphasizes the need to tackle illegal migration to maintain public faith in politicians [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Europe news

Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel, 1 dead DW 12/15/2023

One person has drowned after an inflatable dinghy carrying 66 migrants and refugees towards Britain encountered difficulties off France's northern coast.
Tens of thousands of people a year have been making the dangerous crossing of the English Channel from France in small boats seeking to migrate to the UK. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

At least 23 people missing off Tunisia coast, authorities say

At least 23 people missing off Tunisian coast, with search and rescue ongoing; 5 suspects arrested for unauthorized sailing operations. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Rishi Sunak says migrants threaten to overwhelm' UK

Rishi Sunak warns of migrant crisis and calls for global reforms on refugees
He emphasizes the need to tackle illegal migration to maintain public faith in politicians [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Europe news

Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel, 1 dead DW 12/15/2023

One person has drowned after an inflatable dinghy carrying 66 migrants and refugees towards Britain encountered difficulties off France's northern coast.
Tens of thousands of people a year have been making the dangerous crossing of the English Channel from France in small boats seeking to migrate to the UK. [ more ]
moremigrant-crisis
#human-rights
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
France politics

Lebanon's economic crisis endures, as does the EU's fear' of refugees

EU grants to Lebanon questioned for lack of impact on its economic crisis. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
UK news

One in five asylum seekers on Rwanda list is from Afghanistan, charity says

One in five asylum seekers set for deportation to Rwanda are from Afghanistan. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Why are refugee deaths at an all-time high?

2023 was the deadliest year for refugees and migrants, with 8,565 deaths, a 20% increase from the previous year.
Majority of deaths occurred by drowning in the Mediterranean, with nine percent from vehicle accidents and seven percent from violence. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Relief as Italian court says rescued refugees cannot be sent back to Libya

Italy's highest court prohibits returning refugees to Libya
Refugees in Tunisia welcome the court ruling [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Migrants suicidal' at former RAF base housing hundreds of asylum seekers

A new report accuses the Home Office of using Wethersfield airfield as a large open-prison camp for asylum seekers.
The report reveals that asylum seekers at the camp are experiencing worsening mental health, including anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

Oslo Freedom Forum Witnesses Global Momentum For Bitcoin And Activism

Bitcoin is a crucial tool in promoting financial freedom and human rights worldwide. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
France politics

Lebanon's economic crisis endures, as does the EU's fear' of refugees

EU grants to Lebanon questioned for lack of impact on its economic crisis. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
UK news

One in five asylum seekers on Rwanda list is from Afghanistan, charity says

One in five asylum seekers set for deportation to Rwanda are from Afghanistan. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Why are refugee deaths at an all-time high?

2023 was the deadliest year for refugees and migrants, with 8,565 deaths, a 20% increase from the previous year.
Majority of deaths occurred by drowning in the Mediterranean, with nine percent from vehicle accidents and seven percent from violence. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Relief as Italian court says rescued refugees cannot be sent back to Libya

Italy's highest court prohibits returning refugees to Libya
Refugees in Tunisia welcome the court ruling [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Migrants suicidal' at former RAF base housing hundreds of asylum seekers

A new report accuses the Home Office of using Wethersfield airfield as a large open-prison camp for asylum seekers.
The report reveals that asylum seekers at the camp are experiencing worsening mental health, including anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
1 month ago
Cryptocurrency

Oslo Freedom Forum Witnesses Global Momentum For Bitcoin And Activism

Bitcoin is a crucial tool in promoting financial freedom and human rights worldwide. [ more ]
morehuman-rights
Irish Independent
2 months ago
EU data protection

Thousands of Ukrainian refugees to have their welfare cut to same rate as new arrivals under new plans

The Government is aligning social welfare rates for Ukrainian refugees and new arrivals at lower levels. [ more ]
#asylum-seekers
www.dw.com
2 months ago
New York City

Germany: Refugee clinging to coach falls onto highway DW 05/13/2024

Refugees discovered traveling secretly under coach in Bavaria. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Protesters block coach in Peckham from taking asylum seekers to Bibby Stockholm barge

Protesters blocked coach taking asylum seekers, declaring refugees are welcome despite police warnings. Over 40 officers attended and eventually removed the protestors. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Huge rise in refugees becoming homeless as charities slam dysfunctional' system

The number of homeless refugees seeking urgent housing from English councils has increased significantly over the past two years.
Refugees who are sleeping on the streets have surged, with one in five seeking help in 2022 now rising to two in five in 2023. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

More than 200 Afghans who applied for sanctuary in UK waiting two years for decision

Over 200 Afghan applicants for sanctuary in the UK have been waiting two years for a decision from British authorities.
The number of applicants waiting for a decision has increased despite the Ministry of Defence's promise to eliminate the backlog by the end of summer. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Archbishop of Canterbury attacks Rishi Sunak's damaging' Rwanda plan

The Archbishop of Canterbury criticized Rishi Sunak's Rwanda deportation bill and accused the government of a pick-and-choose approach to international law.
The Archbishop argued that the bill would outsource Britain's legal and moral responsibility for refugees and asylum seekers, undermining global standing and damaging the country's reputation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Social justice

Refugees should be treated with care': readers say why they donated 1.3m to charity appeal

The Guardian and Observer 2023 charity appeal has raised over 1.3m for refugee and asylum seeker charities.
The appeal is supporting three charities: Refugee Councils of Britain, Refugees at Home, and Naccom. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
New York City

Germany: Refugee clinging to coach falls onto highway DW 05/13/2024

Refugees discovered traveling secretly under coach in Bavaria. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Protesters block coach in Peckham from taking asylum seekers to Bibby Stockholm barge

Protesters blocked coach taking asylum seekers, declaring refugees are welcome despite police warnings. Over 40 officers attended and eventually removed the protestors. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Huge rise in refugees becoming homeless as charities slam dysfunctional' system

The number of homeless refugees seeking urgent housing from English councils has increased significantly over the past two years.
Refugees who are sleeping on the streets have surged, with one in five seeking help in 2022 now rising to two in five in 2023. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

More than 200 Afghans who applied for sanctuary in UK waiting two years for decision

Over 200 Afghan applicants for sanctuary in the UK have been waiting two years for a decision from British authorities.
The number of applicants waiting for a decision has increased despite the Ministry of Defence's promise to eliminate the backlog by the end of summer. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Archbishop of Canterbury attacks Rishi Sunak's damaging' Rwanda plan

The Archbishop of Canterbury criticized Rishi Sunak's Rwanda deportation bill and accused the government of a pick-and-choose approach to international law.
The Archbishop argued that the bill would outsource Britain's legal and moral responsibility for refugees and asylum seekers, undermining global standing and damaging the country's reputation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Social justice

Refugees should be treated with care': readers say why they donated 1.3m to charity appeal

The Guardian and Observer 2023 charity appeal has raised over 1.3m for refugee and asylum seeker charities.
The appeal is supporting three charities: Refugee Councils of Britain, Refugees at Home, and Naccom. [ more ]
moreasylum-seekers
#afghanistan
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
UK news

Afghan pilot given asylum begs for wife to join him as damning report issued

A heroic Afghan pilot in the UK faces challenges reuniting with his family due to visa issues and a broken system. Charities are advocating for system improvements. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Home Office denies visas to young Afghan musicians, Southbank Centre says

The Afghan Youth Orchestra faced visa denial for their UK tour from Portugal.
The orchestra's tour aimed to raise awareness of Afghan women and girls' plight. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
UK news

Ex-Afghan special forces to have UK relocation claims re-examined

Former Afghan special forces who served alongside the British but were denied relocation to the UK will have their cases re-examined.
Ineligible applications with credible claims of links to Afghan specialist units will be reassessed. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Minister admits flawed decisions led to hero Afghans being turned away

Flawed decision-making led to Afghan special forces soldiers being turned down for settlement in the UK.
The government will re-examine the cases of around 400 special forces soldiers to ensure fair application of eligibility criteria. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

At last! Afghan heroes set for sanctuary in UK after government U-turn

Britain will review the settlement applications of 400 Afghan special forces soldiers who fought alongside British forces against the Taliban.
The decision comes after an investigation revealed that the soldiers had been subjected to murder and torture by the Taliban after being denied help by the UK government. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Afghan hero pilot given asylum now faces imminent homelessness

Afghan pilot who helped Britain in war against Taliban facing homelessness after Home Office changed eviction rules
More than 13,000 refugees with recently granted asylum seeking emergency help from councils in 2023 [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
UK news

Afghan pilot given asylum begs for wife to join him as damning report issued

A heroic Afghan pilot in the UK faces challenges reuniting with his family due to visa issues and a broken system. Charities are advocating for system improvements. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Home Office denies visas to young Afghan musicians, Southbank Centre says

The Afghan Youth Orchestra faced visa denial for their UK tour from Portugal.
The orchestra's tour aimed to raise awareness of Afghan women and girls' plight. [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
UK news

Ex-Afghan special forces to have UK relocation claims re-examined

Former Afghan special forces who served alongside the British but were denied relocation to the UK will have their cases re-examined.
Ineligible applications with credible claims of links to Afghan specialist units will be reassessed. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Minister admits flawed decisions led to hero Afghans being turned away

Flawed decision-making led to Afghan special forces soldiers being turned down for settlement in the UK.
The government will re-examine the cases of around 400 special forces soldiers to ensure fair application of eligibility criteria. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

At last! Afghan heroes set for sanctuary in UK after government U-turn

Britain will review the settlement applications of 400 Afghan special forces soldiers who fought alongside British forces against the Taliban.
The decision comes after an investigation revealed that the soldiers had been subjected to murder and torture by the Taliban after being denied help by the UK government. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Afghan hero pilot given asylum now faces imminent homelessness

Afghan pilot who helped Britain in war against Taliban facing homelessness after Home Office changed eviction rules
More than 13,000 refugees with recently granted asylum seeking emergency help from councils in 2023 [ more ]
moreafghanistan
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

I know the adrenaline of escaping': Henry Cockburn on turning his time on the run into a refugee rap epic

The Tale of Ahmed intertwines the concepts of seeking asylum and mental health struggles. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
France politics

Could the EU-Lebanon aid deal backfire on Syrian refugees? DW 05/07/2024

The EU-Lebanon deal worth 1 billion Euros sparked outrage in Lebanon for not addressing governance, corruption, and for being seen as selling out the Lebanese people. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden's plan to bring in Gazan refugees is national security insanity

The Biden administration is considering accepting refugees from Gaza. [ more ]
#ukraine
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukrainian fighting aged men who fled to Poland will be sent back to Kyiv to fight

Poland is assisting Kyiv in sending back Ukrainian men of fighting age who are evading war to fight for their country. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
4 months ago
Europe news

Two years later, two Berlin residents from Ukraine on how war affects their lives

Ukrainian President warns of Russia's new offensive in early summer
Germany supports Ukraine but criticized for not doing enough to help ensure victory
Impact of war: influx of Ukrainian refugees in Germany [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

We are not in a position to make plans': The uncertain exile of Ukrainians in France

Over 14 million Ukrainians displaced by war, 69,000 in France
Ukrainian refugees in France face uncertain future and challenges with family situations. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine: Two years of war in figures

Over 6.4 million Ukrainians are refugees due to the occupation by Russia.
Financial aid to Ukraine has seen a significant gap between promised and delivered amounts. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

What do Ukrainian refugees make of Israel's war on Gaza?

The conflict in Ukraine is losing momentum in terms of global attention and support, as the focus shifts to the conflict between Israel and Gaza.
Ukrainian refugees in countries like Scotland feel that their struggle against Russia is being overshadowed by the Israel-Gaza conflict. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukrainian fighting aged men who fled to Poland will be sent back to Kyiv to fight

Poland is assisting Kyiv in sending back Ukrainian men of fighting age who are evading war to fight for their country. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
4 months ago
Europe news

Two years later, two Berlin residents from Ukraine on how war affects their lives

Ukrainian President warns of Russia's new offensive in early summer
Germany supports Ukraine but criticized for not doing enough to help ensure victory
Impact of war: influx of Ukrainian refugees in Germany [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

We are not in a position to make plans': The uncertain exile of Ukrainians in France

Over 14 million Ukrainians displaced by war, 69,000 in France
Ukrainian refugees in France face uncertain future and challenges with family situations. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine: Two years of war in figures

Over 6.4 million Ukrainians are refugees due to the occupation by Russia.
Financial aid to Ukraine has seen a significant gap between promised and delivered amounts. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

What do Ukrainian refugees make of Israel's war on Gaza?

The conflict in Ukraine is losing momentum in terms of global attention and support, as the focus shifts to the conflict between Israel and Gaza.
Ukrainian refugees in countries like Scotland feel that their struggle against Russia is being overshadowed by the Israel-Gaza conflict. [ more ]
moreukraine
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Police evict migrants from makeshift camp in Paris

Paris police carry out eviction of underage migrants near Olympics prep. [ more ]
#international-development
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
UK news

Spending foreign aid budget on refugees in UK wreaking havoc'

UK government diverted 4.3bn from overseas aid budget to support refugees in Britain in 2023, causing disruption in development partnerships.
27.9% of the total UK aid budget in 2023 spent on housing and food costs for refugees in Britain, creating value for money risks. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
3 months ago
UK news

An eye watering 4.3 billion of taxpayers money has been spent on refugees in the UK

Overseas aid diverted for UK refugees reached £4.3 billion last year, with notable increases in spending on in-donor refugee costs.
Concerns raised over the significant proportion (30%) of aid being spent on refugee costs in the UK, indicating potential misuse of Overseas Development Aid. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
UK news

Spending foreign aid budget on refugees in UK wreaking havoc'

UK government diverted 4.3bn from overseas aid budget to support refugees in Britain in 2023, causing disruption in development partnerships.
27.9% of the total UK aid budget in 2023 spent on housing and food costs for refugees in Britain, creating value for money risks. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
3 months ago
UK news

An eye watering 4.3 billion of taxpayers money has been spent on refugees in the UK

Overseas aid diverted for UK refugees reached £4.3 billion last year, with notable increases in spending on in-donor refugee costs.
Concerns raised over the significant proportion (30%) of aid being spent on refugee costs in the UK, indicating potential misuse of Overseas Development Aid. [ more ]
moreinternational-development
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

LGBTQ+ Africans fled to a UN refugee camp to escape brutal persecution. It followed them there.

Isaac Smith is part of a group of queer individuals seeking safety in South Sudan.
Homophobic violence and discrimination have pushed Smith and others to flee their home countries. [ more ]
#migration
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

North Africa bears the brunt of Europe's externalisation policies: Analysts

Desperate people continue to seek safety in Europe despite efforts to prevent them from entering.
Individuals are fleeing unspeakable horrors and facing challenges to reach safety in Europe. [ more ]
The New Yorker
3 months ago
Books

Briefly Noted Book Reviews

Martha Graham transformed American dance with philosophical rigor and innovative works.
Lauren Markham examines belonging and migration injustices through a Greek island's refugee camp fire incident. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

People helping asylum seekers in Europe face rising violence, report warns

Aid workers aiding refugees facing escalating intimidation
Authorities in some countries engaging aggressively with human rights defenders [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe news

North Africa bears the brunt of Europe's externalisation policies: Analysts

Desperate people continue to seek safety in Europe despite efforts to prevent them from entering.
Individuals are fleeing unspeakable horrors and facing challenges to reach safety in Europe. [ more ]
The New Yorker
3 months ago
Books

Briefly Noted Book Reviews

Martha Graham transformed American dance with philosophical rigor and innovative works.
Lauren Markham examines belonging and migration injustices through a Greek island's refugee camp fire incident. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

People helping asylum seekers in Europe face rising violence, report warns

Aid workers aiding refugees facing escalating intimidation
Authorities in some countries engaging aggressively with human rights defenders [ more ]
moremigration
euronews
3 months ago
EU data protection

People seeking safety deserve compassion - not this Rwanda Bill

Refugees deserve dignity and respect
Policy causing psychological harm [ more ]
#homelessness
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

Call for refugees in UK to have twice as long to find homes after hotel evictions

Homelessness charities urge government to extend time for refugees to find homes after a significant increase in rough sleeping among asylum accommodation leavers.
Calls for government to double the days given for refugees to move out from 28 to at least 56, with fully funded transition support for housing and benefits. [ more ]
NewsChain
4 months ago
London

Alarm over rise in refugees sleeping rough after Home Office evictions

Hundreds of refugees were evicted from Home Office accommodation in London, leading to an increase in rough sleepers.
Over 90% of refugees living on the streets had received a positive decision on their asylum claim. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
London

Rough sleeping in London up 23% to highest level in a decade

Rough sleeping in London is at its highest level in a decade.
Over half of those counted sleeping rough for the first time.
Refugees face additional challenges with government rules giving them just 28 days to move on. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
London

Number of homeless refugees in Glasgow doubles amid asylum backlog

The number of homeless refugees in Glasgow has doubled in recent months due to the Home Office's plan to clear the asylum backlog.
Mini refugee camps are appearing in London and Liverpool council has declared the situation an emergency.
People granted refugee status are coming to Glasgow from other areas in the UK to seek housing support. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
London

Call for refugees in UK to have twice as long to find homes after hotel evictions

Homelessness charities urge government to extend time for refugees to find homes after a significant increase in rough sleeping among asylum accommodation leavers.
Calls for government to double the days given for refugees to move out from 28 to at least 56, with fully funded transition support for housing and benefits. [ more ]
NewsChain
4 months ago
London

Alarm over rise in refugees sleeping rough after Home Office evictions

Hundreds of refugees were evicted from Home Office accommodation in London, leading to an increase in rough sleepers.
Over 90% of refugees living on the streets had received a positive decision on their asylum claim. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
London

Rough sleeping in London up 23% to highest level in a decade

Rough sleeping in London is at its highest level in a decade.
Over half of those counted sleeping rough for the first time.
Refugees face additional challenges with government rules giving them just 28 days to move on. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
London

Number of homeless refugees in Glasgow doubles amid asylum backlog

The number of homeless refugees in Glasgow has doubled in recent months due to the Home Office's plan to clear the asylum backlog.
Mini refugee camps are appearing in London and Liverpool council has declared the situation an emergency.
People granted refugee status are coming to Glasgow from other areas in the UK to seek housing support. [ more ]
morehomelessness
#protests
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Fear, grief, anguish on Berlin's Arab Street' as Israel levels Gaza

Tensions rise in Berlin's Arab Street following police crackdowns on pro-Palestine rallies
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators express shock at alleged police violence during protests [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Berlin's football community joins protests against far right DW 02/04/2024

More than 150,000 protesters gathered in Berlin to demonstrate against the far-right and support refugees.
Many football clubs and fan groups joined the protest, using football as a platform to speak out against the far-right. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Fear, grief, anguish on Berlin's Arab Street' as Israel levels Gaza

Tensions rise in Berlin's Arab Street following police crackdowns on pro-Palestine rallies
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators express shock at alleged police violence during protests [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Berlin's football community joins protests against far right DW 02/04/2024

More than 150,000 protesters gathered in Berlin to demonstrate against the far-right and support refugees.
Many football clubs and fan groups joined the protest, using football as a platform to speak out against the far-right. [ more ]
moreprotests
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Asylum backlog at over 120,000 despite record number of refugees granted protection

A record number of refugees were granted protection in 2023
Significant drop in asylum claims and increase in withdrawn applications in 2023. [ more ]
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia's invasion of Ukraine inadvertently sparks a Jewish renaissance - in Armenia - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Armenia sees influx of Jews due to Russia-Ukraine war
Mama Jan cafe serves as a meeting place for Armenia's new Jewish community [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

The plight and hope of Ukrainian and Russian refugees in Serbia

Around 150,000 Russians and 16,000 Ukrainians currently residing in Serbia.
Refugees from Ukraine and Russia seek safety and stability in Serbia amidst the ongoing conflict. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Mental health

In Rafah, we sit in flimsy tents as the bombs fall. There is no escape: we can only wait for the worst | Bahzad Al-Akhras

Life as a refugee in Gaza is filled with suffering and uncertainty
The Israeli military's airstrikes have led to a profound sense of hopelessness in the community [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Into the arms of strangers': child refugees of Nazi Germany remember

The Kindertransport saved over 10,000 children, mostly Jewish, from the Nazis by bringing them to the UK to live with foster families.
An exhibition titled 'I said, Auf Wiedersehen' in Berlin marks the 85th anniversary of the Kindertransport and showcases the emotions and experiences of the children, parents, and foster families involved. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Social justice

Refugees are a symptom of collective failure only working together will tackle the root causes | Filippo Grandi

The second Global Refugee Forum serves as a moment of global unity to address the challenge of forced displacement.
Sharing responsibility among countries is crucial in providing support to refugees. [ more ]
#germany
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Far-right group protests refugee housing plan DW 12/09/2023

More than a thousand right-wing extremists protested in Gera, Germany against plans to build housing for refugees
The extremist group, Aufbruch Gera, is classified as a suspected extremist case by the domestic spy agency [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Germany considers Afghan deportations after police stabbing DW 06/04/2024

Germany considers resuming deportations of criminals to Afghanistan and Syria after a refugee's alleged stabbing incident. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Far-right group protests refugee housing plan DW 12/09/2023

More than a thousand right-wing extremists protested in Gera, Germany against plans to build housing for refugees
The extremist group, Aufbruch Gera, is classified as a suspected extremist case by the domestic spy agency [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Germany considers Afghan deportations after police stabbing DW 06/04/2024

Germany considers resuming deportations of criminals to Afghanistan and Syria after a refugee's alleged stabbing incident. [ more ]
moregermany
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Revealed: More than 1,000 unmarked graves discovered along EU migration routes

Over 1,000 migrants and refugees who died at the borders of Europe in the past decade were buried in unmarked graves
At least 2,162 bodies of migrants and refugees have still not been identified [ more ]
#Refugees
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Why are so many Afghans being kicked out of Pakistan? | Start Here

Over 370,000 Afghans have fled Pakistan due to a crackdown on undocumented refugees.
Deteriorating relations between Pakistan and the Taliban government in Afghanistan are contributing factors to the deportation drive. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Number of homeless refugees in London jumps 39 per cent in one month

Over 800 individuals were left without a home in October after their claims were decided by the Home Office, leading to concerns about homelessness in London.
The problem is exacerbated by the short notice given by the Home Office before refugees need to vacate hotels or hostels. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Finland to close all but one of its border crossings with Russia

Finland accuses Moscow of intentionally pushing migrants and refugees to its borders.
Finland is closing all but one of its border crossings with Russia in response to the rise in arrivals of migrants and refugees.
More than 600 asylum seekers have entered Finland via Russia in November, compared to only a few dozen in September and October. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Why are so many Afghans being kicked out of Pakistan? | Start Here

Over 370,000 Afghans have fled Pakistan due to a crackdown on undocumented refugees.
Deteriorating relations between Pakistan and the Taliban government in Afghanistan are contributing factors to the deportation drive. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Number of homeless refugees in London jumps 39 per cent in one month

Over 800 individuals were left without a home in October after their claims were decided by the Home Office, leading to concerns about homelessness in London.
The problem is exacerbated by the short notice given by the Home Office before refugees need to vacate hotels or hostels. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Finland to close all but one of its border crossings with Russia

Finland accuses Moscow of intentionally pushing migrants and refugees to its borders.
Finland is closing all but one of its border crossings with Russia in response to the rise in arrivals of migrants and refugees.
More than 600 asylum seekers have entered Finland via Russia in November, compared to only a few dozen in September and October. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
New York City

The New York Apartment Where Kissinger Spent His First Years in America

Henry Kissinger's early days in the United States were spent in an unremarkable building in Washington Heights.
The building on Fort Washington Avenue was the first long-term home for the Kissinger family after arriving as refugees from Nazi Germany. [ more ]
time.com
1 week ago
Europe news

What to Know About Anti-Syrian Unrest in Turkey

Tensions rise in Turkey as attacks by enraged Turkish groups on Syrian refugees escalate, leading to the closure of main border crossings between the two nations. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 week ago
US news

What we know about the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Utica, N.Y

Grief and anger in Utica, N.Y. after a police officer fatally shoots Nyah Mway, a 13-year-old boy, mistaking a pellet gun for a handgun. [ more ]
time.com
3 weeks ago
Writing

Ben Stiller: Why I Can't Stay Silent About the Suffering in Israel and Gaza

Celebrity like Ben Stiller deals with expressing complex feelings amidst global crises, navigating social media backlash, and personal reflections on humanitarian work. [ more ]
The Atlantic
3 weeks ago
Writing

Open the Door Wider for Refugees

The importance of generosity and kindness in providing refuge and second chances to refugees around the world. [ more ]
The New Yorker
3 weeks ago
Writing

When the Apocalypse Is Just Another Day

The novel 'The Morningside' explores a mid-apocalyptic scenario, revealing the aftermath of a climate catastrophe and the impact on refugees in a tide-swamped Manhattan-like city. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
Europe news

At least 11 people dead after two shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea

64 people missing after shipwrecks off the coast of southern Italy. [ more ]
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