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But strict border policies will remain.
It’s the topic dominating this year’s General Assembly.
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None of the more than 4,000 people in the camp was injured.
Australians of conscience are aghast at our treatment of refugees, and they are variously confused and ashamed at the continuing impact of racism, in both policy and the wider culture. But so feeble is the state of the national conscience that those who raise their voices often seem to be shouting into the wind.
'This crisis can’t be managed; it has to be resolved.'
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Australia cannot credibly stand with world leaders in New York and claim to be a champion for refugee protection while maintaining its current suite of asylum policies.
While Donald Trump criticizes the Muslim family of a slain U.S. soldier, Crimean Tatar Muslims are hailed in their own country as Ukrainian patriots.
Written by Jenifer Toksvig, the poem was inspired by the stories and testimonies of people fleeing their homes and the items they took with them.
They have told me life is no longer of any value to them or their children, and they reach a state of despair. I have seen it in Asia, I have seen it in Africa, I have seen it in the Middle East... they would rather be dead than living in conditions like that. I’ve seen situations you wouldn’t even want to imagine.
And that is a conservative estimate.
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Sweden has long been Europe’s most welcoming country for refugees.
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It's been dubbed 'The Great Wall Of Calais'.
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He is but one of millions of Syrian children who are hit especially hard by the ongoing conflict.
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Wilson Security, which provides guards to detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island, will withdraw when its contracts end amid concerns over damage to its reputation. "The provision of security serv...
The migrants were packed on board dozens of boats, many of them rubber dinghies that become dangerously unstable in high seas.
'It's good for them and it's good for us.'
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The Kenyan government’s decision coincided with US secretary of state John Kerry’s two-day visit to Nairobi.
Maybe lay off the fish and chip jokes.
The captive refugees in Manus prison have witnessed too much violence and torture, but for them, the taste and intensity of violence and torture in the horrendous solitary confinements of Bravo, Chauka, The Green Zone and MAA, have been much more profound.
Comedian Corinne Grant then unleashes.
And stands by claims Nauru files are 'hype'.
Having worked in most of the world’s conflict zones over the last 15 years, I thought I had learned enough about suffering, injustice and despair. But what I saw and heard on Nauru will haunt me forever.
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A video of their encounter has gone viral.
It's a moment of joy in a Kenyan refugee camp.
She's a real Olympic heroine.
It’s run by volunteers, and provides medical services to residents.
Fifty-three corpses of people fleeing violence and poverty were found on a single day last week.
Pope Francis urged young people on Thursday to welcome migrants and refugees, putting himself in direct contrast with the government of Poland on the second day of his visit there. Francis addressed m...
“When thinking of Syria, think of the people there, not about ISIS or Assad.”
"It’s better to hide them inside the park than have them on the street.”
The case will be filed on Wednesday.
Sweden has a reputation for championing refugee protection.