Refugees

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Asylum accommodation deaths ‘twice as high’ as Home Office admitted
Government accused of downplaying toll after requests from charities reveal discrepancies

Jessica Purkiss, Mirren Gidda, Aaron Walawalkar and Mark Townsend

24, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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RAF airlifts 102 people who had fled Afghanistan to UK
Flights mark first military relocation of Afghans and British nationals since end of Kabul evacuation

Miranda Bryant

23, Oct, 2021 @12:43 PM

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‘We planted a seed’: the Afghan artists who painted for freedom
The Taliban has whitewashed Kabul’s political murals – and those who created them have fled into exile

Ruchi Kumar

23, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Taliban ‘forcibly evicting’ Hazaras and opponents in Afghanistan
Human Rights Watch has logged illegal seizures of land and homes then given to Taliban supporters

Emma Graham-Harrison

23, Oct, 2021 @4:00 AM

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‘We’ve heard it could be months’: Afghan refugees await UK homes
Holed up in hotels, evacuees are turning their thoughts to when and where they will be settled

Helen Pidd and Amelia Gentleman

22, Oct, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Nearly one-third of refugees at Melbourne detention hotel test positive for Covid and one hospitalised
Court hears claims an ambulance was turned away from the Park hotel without being allowed to assess a ‘distressed’ patient

Ben Doherty

22, Oct, 2021 @12:45 AM

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Afghan refugees may be housed in UK hotels for up to a year, say councils
Officials warn situation is becoming increasingly unsuitable, especially for children’s mental health

Amelia Gentleman and Helen Pidd

21, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on Little Amal: telling the unpalatable truth | Editorial
Editorial: The puppet’s journey from Turkey to the UK charmed audiences – but also discomfited them. And that’s the point

Editorial

20, Oct, 2021 @6:02 PM

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‘A Covid incubator’: outbreak in Melbourne refugee detention hotel grows as vaccination rate lags
Up to six men infected as advocate warns Park hotel is circulating air between floor with confirmed Covid cases and other levels

Ben Doherty

18, Oct, 2021 @9:55 PM

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‘People felt threatened even by a puppet refugee’: Little Amal’s epic walk through love and fear
From being pelted with stones in Greece to receiving a papal welcome in Rome, the giant girl’s migrant trek from Syria to Manchester provoked powerful responses

Amelia Gentleman

18, Oct, 2021 @1:29 PM

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Little Amal in Britain: giant puppet of Syrian girl reaches her journey’s end
Three-metre tall figure will land on Folkestone beach after walking thousands of miles across Europe

Harriet Sherwood Arts correspondent

17, Oct, 2021 @2:20 PM

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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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