Photo Story: La Liga project at Zaatari refugee camp

Refugee children, beneficiaries of La Liga Foundation socio-educational project, prepare to join a celebration, at the Big Sports House Stadium, in the Zaatari refugee camp, … Read more

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief

The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members Read more

More than 70 million displaced people worldwide, says UNHCR

The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict exceeded 70 million globally last year – the highest number in the UN refugee agency’s almost … Read more

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres

Amid ongoing conflict in and around the capital, UNHCR spokesperson Rupert Colville expressed deep concern about the “ghastly conditions” in which migrants and refugees are … Read more

Germany withholds funds from Uganda

The German government has decided to withhold €100 million of funds it had pledged to Uganda for refugee resettlement annually.

Germany’s decision follows that of … Read more

Photo Story: Children saved from Libya go for a drive with Pope Francis

Pope Francis gave a lift to eight children who only last month were airlifted out of Libya.

Pope Francis took eight children rescued from crisis-hit … Read more

ECJ rules that EU States cannot repatriate refugees even after committing a crime

The European Court of Justice said Tuesday that it has ruled that EU member States cannot repatriate people who have a well-founded fear of … Read more

Italy welcomes 147 refugees rescued from Misrata, Libya

A group of 147 mainly African refugees, rescued from the Libyan city of Misrata, were flown to an Italian military airport near Rome on Monday … Read more

Pope Francis asks for prayers and safe humanitarian corridors for refugees of the Libyan conflict

Pope Francis has asked for prayers for vulnerable refugees trapped detention centers in Libya, where conflict is raging.

Addressing the faithful gathered in St. … Read more

Singer Dua Lipa visits children uprooted by Syria’s conflict

Dua Lipa traveled to Lebanon with UNICEF this week to meet children and young people who were uprooted by the eight-year conflict in Syria. There are more … Read more

UNHCR chief warns New Zealand massacre was the result of toxic politics and media

Filippo Grandi, the head of the UNHCR, warned that the deadly attack in Christchurch, New Zealand was the result of the worst toxicity in … Read more

Eight-year-old Syrian girl found dead as colder weather hits Syrian refugee camps

In the northern town of Minyeh, an eight-year-old Syrian girl was found dead after falling into a river during the storm, AP reported.

Khaled Alawi … Read more


The other back to school – When there is a will, there’s a way

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She is writing on a notebook like any child who in these days have started going to school.

But instead of going into classroom, or Read more


The U.S. is to cap refugees number at 30,000


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the United States would cap the number of refugees allowed into the country at 30,000 for fiscal … Read more


Any major offensive in Idlib would cause new refugee crisis from Turkey to Europe

Turkey’s presidential spokesperson has said a major offensive targeting Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib could cause a new refugee crisis from Turkey to Europe.”Everyone’s common … Read more

Watch: Special Feature France 24 : 400 refugees return from Lebanon to Syria

France 24:  Some 400 refugees on Thursday crammed into trucks, tractors and buses lined up by the Lebanon-Syria border to join the convoy that would Read more

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German churches intervened in almost 500 deportation of asylum seekers in Q1 2018


Deutsche Welle reports that German churches intervened in 498 deportations of asylum seekers who they believed required reconsideration, in the first quarter of 2018 in … Read more

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MOAS to to scan for Rohingya refugees in Southeast Asia

The Asian Correspondent reports that MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) has announced it will deploy its search and rescue vessel MY Phoenix to the Andaman … Read more