Nobel-nominated Greek granny famed for helping refugees dies

Threee elderly women were pictured bottle-feeding a refugee baby whose parents had just landed on Greece's Lesbos island after a perilous sea crossing.

published on : 12th March 2023

More refugees arrive in Italy's Lampedusa; Pope Francis asks world to think 'as a human family'

The refugees and migrants reportedly come from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

published on : 9th March 2023

Saved from death at sea, Syrian refugees face deportation

Human rights monitors say the case of the boat survivors is a troubling new twist in Lebanon’s ongoing push for Syrian refugees to go home.

published on : 18th January 2023

Rohingya refugees suffer widespread police abuse: Human Rights Watch

The rights group said it had spoken to dozens of Rohingya refugees living in the sprawling and overcrowded camp network in the country's southeast, documenting at least 16 cases of serious abuse.

published on : 17th January 2023

Migrant entry numbers into Europe hit six-year high  

People arriving at Europe’s borders to apply for asylum have a reasonable chance of being allowed in, while those who come without a visa in search of jobs and better lives are mostly turned away.

published on : 13th January 2023

Rohingya refugees get emergency treatment after boat lands in Indonesia

The refugees were temporarily sheltered at a local facility, with health workers treating those who were sick, Winardy added.

published on : 27th December 2022

180 Rohingya refugees adrift on boat feared dead, says UN

"Relatives have lost contact. Those last in touch presume all are dead. We hope against hope this is not the case," the UNHCR tweeted on Sunday.

published on : 26th December 2022

Rohingya refugee boat lands in Indonesia after month at sea

Thousands of the mostly Muslim Rohingya, heavily persecuted in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, risk their lives each year on long, expensive sea journeys.

published on : 25th December 2022

UN urges rescue of 190 people believed to be Rohingya refugees adrift in Andaman Sea

Most of those on board are thought to be Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar who had lived in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh for as many as five years and are seeking a better life.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Sri Lanka navy rescues over 100 Rohingya refugees adrift off Indian Ocean

A navy statement said 104 Myanmar nationals were found aboard a small trawler suspected to have originated from Myanmar and was heading to Indonesia when it ran into engine trouble in rough seas.

published on : 19th December 2022

Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh believed adrift in Andaman Sea as engine breaks down

One of the refugees managed to contact the Rohingya Human Rights Initiative (RHRI) and give the coordinates which showed the ship drifting southeast of the Andaman Islands towards Aceh in Indonesia.

published on : 10th December 2022

US appeals court ruling that would lift asylum restrictions

The asylum rule has been used by the Biden administration to expel migrant families and single adults, though not children travelling alone.

published on : 8th December 2022

Mexican asylum seekers set their sights north — on Canada

It has been harder for Mexicans to seek asylum in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic. Despite the risk of rejection, though, the surge in Mexicans seeking refugee status in Canada persists.

published on : 27th November 2022

Walked for three days, slept in jungle, starved: Bangladeshi refugee recounts escape to Mizoram

"The children, elderly people and patients suffered the most. But luckily, none of us was bitten by snakes or attacked by wild animals," Bawilianthang told The New Indian Express.

published on : 24th November 2022

Bangladesh refugees pushed into Mizoram

Influx a result of crackdown by Bangladesh Army with help of Arakan Army of Myanmar.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Rohingya, Bangladeshi refugees new MCD poll issue

Asking the crowd, Mishra said, “Imagine, if Kejriwal comes to MCD, then who will get the shops in your markets?”  To his question, the crowd shouted  “Rohingyas”.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Double whammy? Now, fleeing refugees from Bangladesh enter Mizoram

The Chin-Kuki people and the Mizos belong to the Zo community and they share the same culture and ancestry.

published on : 21st November 2022

Tripura appeals to Bru refugees to enrol names in voters list by Dec 8

CM Manik Saha and Deputy CM Jishnu Dev Varma held a special review meeting on the progress of Bru resettlement where Saha urged the Bru leaders to go to designated resettlement villages for benefits

published on : 10th November 2022

Ready to pay with my life, but won’t allow CAA, says Mamata

Mamata’s remark is said to be politically significant as the venue of the rally in Nadia district, which has significant electorates of Matuas, Hindu refugees from Bangladesh.

published on : 10th November 2022

'Freedom and fences': Prison-like centre puts focus on UK's immigration situation

Independent government inspectors said they saw families sleeping on floors in prison-like conditions that presented fire and health hazards. 

published on : 5th November 2022
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