How are displaced people coping with coronavirus? | The Stream

Physical distancing, handwashing and the wearing of face masks have become a new normal as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues without any sign of respite. But the looming threat of COVID-19 outbreaks is none more acute than among communities of displaced people, particularly those living in overcrowded refugee camps and settlements. Aid teams already near … Read more How are displaced people coping with coronavirus? | The Stream

Should Illegal Migrants be Forced to Turn Back? | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa More than 4000 migrants have crossed the Channel to the UK so far this year with hundred arriving in the past few days which is double the number arriving this time last year. Due to the maritime law, the British coastguards are required to escort them to safety, however the … Read more Should Illegal Migrants be Forced to Turn Back? | Good Morning Britain

Will the Beirut explosions cause a humanitarian disaster? | Inside Story

Lebanon was in a dire state even before Tuesday’s explosions in Beirut. The government is bankrupt, millions of Lebanese are jobless, and the country is hosting 1.5 Syrian refugees. The huge blast made things worse by destroying the main port for a nation heavily reliant on food imports. 300,000 homeless people Beirut have received little … Read more Will the Beirut explosions cause a humanitarian disaster? | Inside Story

Refugee survivors of sexual abuse find help in Rwanda

Samrawit, an Eritrean refugee, was taken by human traffickers and held captive for nearly two years in Libya. She survived horrific violence and sexual abuse. With help from the UN Refugee agency, she was evacuated to Rwanda where she is receiving psychosocial care to help her heal from the trauma. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you … Read more Refugee survivors of sexual abuse find help in Rwanda

TV series show: Australian refugee drama ‘Stateless’ and female-directed stripper drama ‘P-Valley’

TV critic Dheepthika Laurent and Clovis Casali look at new releases ahead of the European summer. They discuss the harrowing asylum seeker detention drama “Stateless”, co-produced by Cate Blanchett, plus “P-Valley”, a drama about strippers in the heart of the African American community in the US. They also chat about shows from NBC’s new streaming platform … Read more TV series show: Australian refugee drama ‘Stateless’ and female-directed stripper drama ‘P-Valley’

UN Report Finds Migrants Face Violence by African Officials

A new U.N. refugee agency report on migrants who braved long and often-deadly land routes to Libya has found that government officials, such as border guards, police and soldiers, in the African countries they crossed were responsible for nearly half of all cases of physical violence against them. The finding, which is bound to raise … Read more UN Report Finds Migrants Face Violence by African Officials

Malaysia finds Rohingya feared drowned hiding on island

Twenty-six Rohingya refugees, who had been feared drowned while trying to swim ashore close to the Malaysian resort island of Langkawi, have been found alive. They were found trying to hide in the vegetation on a nearby islet, a senior coastguard official said on Monday. All have been detained as Malaysia does not recognise refugee … Read more Malaysia finds Rohingya feared drowned hiding on island

Kurdish-Iranian writer granted refugee status in NZ

He tried to arrive in Australia via boat. Instead, he spent nearly six years detained on an island. But as of Friday(July 24), Kurdish-Iranaian writer Behrouz Boochani was granted refugee status by New Zealand. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Kurdish-Iranian writer granted refugee status in NZ

Refugee Behrouz Boochani granted asylum in New Zealand

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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

‘Infuriating and disgusting’: Australians protest prolonged refugee detention

Hundreds of people in Brisbane, Australia, have staged a rally in support of asylum-seekers holed up in a make-shift detention centre in the city. FRANCE 24 correspondent Richelle Harrison Plesse reports. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more ‘Infuriating and disgusting’: Australians protest prolonged refugee detention

UK court: ‘ISIL bride’ Begum can return to fight for citizenship

A woman stripped of her British citizenship after joining ISIL (ISIS) will be allowed back to the United Kingdom to fight for her return. Shamima Begum was found in a Syrian refugee camp last year. A court has ruled she can challenge the decision on her nationality, in person. Al Jazeera’s Sonia Gallego reports. – … Read more UK court: ‘ISIL bride’ Begum can return to fight for citizenship

Australia’s asylum seekers excluded from government financial aid

Refugee advocacy groups in Australia are warning of an impending crisis for asylum seekers. Many have lost their jobs, and are finding it hard to make ends meet because of the pandemic. And they have also been excluded from government support packages. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports from Sydney, Australia. – Subscribe to our channel: … Read more Australia’s asylum seekers excluded from government financial aid

Should Shamima Begum Be Allowed to Return to the UK? | Good Morning Britain

Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to the UK to fight the decision to remove her British citizenship, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Ms Begum, now 20, was one of three schoolgirls who left London to join the Islamic State group in Syria in 2015. Her citizenship was revoked by the Home Office … Read more Should Shamima Begum Be Allowed to Return to the UK? | Good Morning Britain

Shamima Begum refuses to speak to journalists at a camp in northern Syria

Shamima Begum refused to speak to journalists at a camp in northern Syria following the decision by senior judges to allow her to return to the UK to challenge her Ms Begum – one of three east London schoolgirls who travelled to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State group (IS) – travelled to Syria … Read more Shamima Begum refuses to speak to journalists at a camp in northern Syria