Refugees

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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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The Observer view on a united approach by the EU and UK to the refugee crisis | Observer editorial
As human misery mounts at Europe’s borders, a compassionate, joined-up solution to migration is required

Observer editorial

17, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Priti Patel threatening to use X-rays to verify asylum seekers’ ages
Nationality and borders bill would allow for ‘scientific’ measuring of bones or taking of DNA samples

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

15, Oct, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Poland criticised over stranded migrants after seventh death at border
Identity documents suggest latest person to die was 24-year-old Syrian who arrived in Belarus last month

Jon Henley

15, Oct, 2021 @2:01 PM

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UN quizzed over role in prison-like island camp for Rohingya refugees
Rights groups raise concerns over deal to provide services on Bhasan Char, as Bangladesh plans to increase camp’s population by 80,000

Kaamil Ahmed

15, Oct, 2021 @12:27 PM

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Italy using anti-mafia laws to scapegoat migrant boat drivers, report finds
A decades-long policy of criminalising asylum seekers is filling prisons with innocent men, according to analysis by rights groups

Lorenzo Tondo

15, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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RAF plane to fly up to 40 Afghans to UK as evacuations resume
Flight carrying translators and others who have escaped Taliban to land at RAF Brize Norton on Friday

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

14, Oct, 2021 @3:17 PM

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As important as the Taj Mahal? The Palestinian refugee camp seeking Unesco world heritage status
For 70 years, the ramshackle Dheisheh refugee camp near Bethlehem has been a site of displacement. Why is this ‘heritage of exile’ not enough for Unesco to grant it the status it gives Macchu Picchu and Venice?

Oliver Wainwright

14, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Afghan refugees accuse Turkey of violent illegal pushbacks
Migrants, many fleeing the Taliban regime, claim they are being beaten, harassed and turned back by Turkish border forces

Peter Yeung

14, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Afghan refugee stabbed to death in London in front of schoolchildren
Hazrat Wali, 18, who came to UK two years ago, attacked near sports field where children were playing rugby

Euan O'Byrne Mulligan

13, Oct, 2021 @5:39 PM

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UK ‘colluding in torture’ by leaving women and children in Syria camps
Rights watchdog accuses Britain of turning a blind eye to degrading treatment of those who lived under IS

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

13, Oct, 2021 @5:01 PM

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