Bangladesh: Is Bhasan Char a ‘prison island’ for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Bangladesh: Is Bhasan Char a ‘prison island’ for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream” – below is their description. Concerns are mounting about the fate of some 20,000 Rohingya refugees who have been relocated to a remote island 60km (37.5 miles) off the coast of Bangladesh in recent … Read more Bangladesh: Is Bhasan Char a ‘prison island’ for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – June 2nd, 2021

NBC News published this video item, entitled “NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – June 2nd, 2021” – below is their description. New York’s transit system says its computers were hacked in April, Dr. Fauci speaks on President Biden’s July 4 vaccination goal, and Netanyahu opponents strike a deal to push out the prime minister. Watch … Read more NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – June 2nd, 2021

Tigray conflict fuels refugee crisis, struggle to deliver aid

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tigray conflict fuels refugee crisis, struggle to deliver aid” – below is their description. The United States’ special envoy for the Horn of Africa is in Ethiopia. He is meeting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to discuss the Tigray conflict, among other issues. Fighting between the Ethiopian military … Read more Tigray conflict fuels refugee crisis, struggle to deliver aid

Calls for peace and humanitarian relief in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region | The World

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Calls for peace and humanitarian relief in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region | The World” – below is their description. Thousands continue to flee escalating violence in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region. For months fighting between the country’s government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front has seen thousands killed … Read more Calls for peace and humanitarian relief in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region | The World

First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia’s scarred Tigray

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia’s scarred Tigray” – below is their description. The first international #aid convoy arrived Saturday in the capital of #Ethiopia’s #Tigray region since fighting broke out more than a month ago, triggering a #refugee crisis and humanitarian disaster. FRANCE 24 … Read more First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia’s scarred Tigray

First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region” – below is their description. The first international aid convoy arrived Saturday in the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region since fighting broke out more than a month ago, triggering a refugee crisis and humanitarian disaster. FRANCE 24 … Read more First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region

People from Tigray region of Ethiopia flee to Sudan

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “People from Tigray region of Ethiopia flee to Sudan” – below is their description. In northern Ethiopia, the government is sending reinforcements to the restive Tigray region despite international calls for mediation. Tigray’s leader has called on the United Nations and the African Union to condemn Ethiopia’s … Read more People from Tigray region of Ethiopia flee to Sudan

Crisis in Lebanon: Aid being given by NGOs is ‘not enough’, UNICEF warns

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Crisis in Lebanon: Aid being given by NGOs is ‘not enough’, UNICEF warns” – below is their description. For the people of Lebanon, four crises have come at the same time: an economic crisis, a refugee crisis, then coronavirus, and now the recent blast which devastated the … Read more Crisis in Lebanon: Aid being given by NGOs is ‘not enough’, UNICEF warns

Europe says 90 percent fewer refugees arrive since 2015

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Europe says 90 percent fewer refugees arrive since 2015” – below is their description. Europe’s border agency says last year there were 90 percent fewer people arriving than at the height of the refugee crisis, back in 2015. About 140,000 irregular migrant arrivals were recorded in 2019. … Read more Europe says 90 percent fewer refugees arrive since 2015

Did Angela Merkel manage the refugee crisis of 2015? | DW News

“Wir schaffen das “or” We will manage it” was one remark of many that German Chancellor Angela Merkel made during a press conference in Berlin back in 2015. Over a million refugees arrived in Germany seeking asylum, making it the largest incoming refugee population since World War II. Her constituents — and the world — … Read more Did Angela Merkel manage the refugee crisis of 2015? | DW News

Are EU countries using COVID-19 to clamp down on refugees? | Inside Story

Italy and Greece have long complained of being overwhelmed by undocumented migrants into Europe. Rights groups say the coronavirus pandemic has given both Mediterranean countries a chance of a crackdown. The president of Sicily in Italy has ordered all refugee centres to close by midnight on Monday. Greece’s government is rejecting accusations of secretly expelling … Read more Are EU countries using COVID-19 to clamp down on refugees? | Inside Story

Europe’s refugee crisis: Who is responsible for saving people at sea? | The Stream

Humanitarian groups have long criticised Europe’s migration policies for its focus on keeping refugees and migrants out of their borders rather than creating paths to safety. And with an ongoing pandemic, many European politicians have yet another reason to keep people at sea. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that so far this year … Read more Europe’s refugee crisis: Who is responsible for saving people at sea? | The Stream

The Syrian girl who fled civil war for a new life in the UK – BBC News

For the past few years we’ve been following the life of a Syrian refugee, Rouaa, who’s now 9 years old. She was born in the year the Syrian conflict started – a civil war that’s led to the world’s biggest refugee crisis. Rouaa is one of 5 million Syrians who’ve fled their native land. The … Read more The Syrian girl who fled civil war for a new life in the UK – BBC News

Inside the Rohingya Refugee Crisis | Between Us

The plight of Rohingya refugees is one filled with testimonies of brutal violence. Al Jazeera’s Senior Correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom encountered “the most horrific descriptions of atrocities” while covering the crisis for more than three years. “No other story has had as much of an impact on me as this one has,” he said. In this … Read more Inside the Rohingya Refugee Crisis | Between Us

Turkey-Greece refugee crisis: Germany willing to take children in

Germany says it will lead a coalition of European Union nations willing to take in unaccompanied or ill refugee children from Greece’s overcrowded camps. Negotiations are under way to bring in 1,500 children with Germany saying it will accept an “appropriate share”. Thousands of refugees and migrants have crossed the Greek border from Turkey after … Read more Turkey-Greece refugee crisis: Germany willing to take children in