Refugees

At least 34 refugees, mostly toddlers, drown off Libya

2017/05/25 At: 00:22

At least 34 migrants, most of them toddlers, drowned today, as coastguard boats and other vessels tried to save hundreds of others packed into boats off the coast of Libya, …

The Middle East, secularism, refugees: The programme of Emmanuel Macron

2017/04/30 At: 21:37

The international section of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s programme places the focus on independence. “I’d like to put into effect clear and determined diplomatic policies, in the tradition of De Gaulle …



Refugee pleaded with doctors on Manus Island for help before his death

2016/12/27 At: 23:29

In the days before Sudanese refugee Faysal Ishak Ahmed collapsed and died, he pleaded with doctors inside the Manus Island detention centre to treat him, having been “more than 20 …

The price of ‘stopping the boats’: abusing asylum seekers and shaming Australia

2016/12/27 At: 23:27

Australia is closing the gap between our democratic ideals and the oppressive regimes asylum seekers are fleeing from. Our greatest fear while working in Nauru – that someone would die …

Europe is failing to help a generation of traumatised children

2016/12/27 At: 23:25

Everyone knows there’s an international refugee crisis. But there is a vital issue that’s in danger of being missed – the terrible psychological damage that’s being done to millions of …

Refugees shop with blink of an eye in Jordan’s Zaatari camp

2016/12/25 At: 17:20

At a supermarket cash register in Zaatari refugee camp, a shopper looks into a small screen as a device scans her iris. The machine checks the customer’s identity before allowing …

Refugees rehoused in Greece as temperatures drop

2016/12/25 At: 17:16

Thousands of refugees and migrants will be relocated indoors from tent camps in Greece as temperatures fell below zero for the first time, the UN refugee agency said Thursday. The …