Refugees

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Alleged killing of migrant by far-right politician prompts Italy gun control row
Estimated 1.2m Italians who are not in police or the security forces own small guns, according to poll

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, Jul, 2021 @12:17 PM

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For eight years, Australia has been taking refugees as hostages. It’s time to ask: who has benefited? | Behrouz Boochani
The government needs our bodies for political power, while the detention industry needs us to fuel its money-making torture machine. But what has Australia truly gained?

Behrouz Boochani

21, Jul, 2021 @2:14 AM

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Alarm grows over migrants’ hunger strike in Brussels
Belgian government under pressure to offer residence permits to hundreds of migrants on hunger strike

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

20, Jul, 2021 @10:34 AM

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Charities raise alarm over suicides of young asylum seekers in UK
Call for sweeping changes to support teenagers after up to a dozen found to have taken their own lives

Diane Taylor

19, Jul, 2021 @10:03 AM

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Life or death for Hazaras: Australia has a moral obligation to act, now | Sitarah Mohammadi and Sajjad Askary
The Taliban killings have ramped up again in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, refugees wait in limbo in Australia and other western countries

Sitarah Mohammadi and Sajjad Askary

19, Jul, 2021 @6:09 AM

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Gina Clayton obituary
Other lives: Academic and campaigner who was an indomitable fighter for the right to asylum

Sarah Eldridge

18, Jul, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Afghans flee to eastern Turkey as Taliban takes control amid chaos
Some pay smugglers to take them to Istanbul as withdrawal of US troops rekindles fears of civil war

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul and Ruşen Takva in Van

16, Jul, 2021 @12:50 PM

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EU border agency ‘has failed to protect asylum seekers’ rights’
Author of European parliament report says Frontex agency’s director should resign or be sacked

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

15, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Priti Patel’s borders bill is designed to look tough, not solve any real problems | Daniel Trilling
Asylum claims in the UK are historically low. These punitive measures will only force more people into legal limbo, says author Daniel Trilling

Daniel Trilling

14, Jul, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Afghan family trapped in Istanbul airport after fleeing Taliban threats
Family of 16 had hoped to claim asylum in Russia, as thousands flee Afghanistan after troops withdrawal

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

12, Jul, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Napier barracks staff feared asylum seekers might die from Covid
Some residents at Kent facility were known to have health conditions but others had not been screened

Diane Taylor

11, Jul, 2021 @2:29 PM

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After Priti Patel has finished, which refugees will carry a torch for Britain?
The malicious borders bill criminalises asylum seekers and anyone who helps them

Kenan Malik

11, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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