Refugees

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Shipwreck claims the lives of at least 43 migrants off the coast of Libya
The UN calls for the resumption of state-led operations in the Mediterranean, as rescue groups’ vessels are detained in port

Kaamil Ahmed

21, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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More than 30 countries condemn Australia at UN over high rates of child incarceration
Human rights session calls on Canberra to raise age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 as China attacks Australia over ‘baseless charges’

Daniel Hurst

20, Jan, 2021 @9:09 PM

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Nearly all refugees held in Melbourne hotel detention to be released, advocates say
Refugees to be granted bridging visas more than a year after they were transferred to Australia under now-repealed medevac laws

Josh Taylor

20, Jan, 2021 @2:17 AM

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Kent refugee site locked down after scores test positive for Covid
Police officers enforce move at Napier barracks after warnings from humanitarian organisations

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

19, Jan, 2021 @8:03 PM

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Hanna Ahmed obituary
Other lives: Volunteer and support worker with refugee and anti-FGM groups in Bristol

Natasha Carver

18, Jan, 2021 @2:58 PM

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Migrant caravan trekking north to US border clashes with Guatemalan troops
Honduran migrants began crossing Guatemalan border Friday as troops use teargas, riot shields and sticks to repel weary travellers

Tom Phillips

17, Jan, 2021 @5:52 PM

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'My neighbourhood is being destroyed to pacify his supporters': the race to complete Trump's wall
In his final months in office, Donald Trump has ramped up construction on his promised physical border between the US and Mexico – devastating wildlife habitats and increasing the migrant death toll

Samuel Gilbert

16, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Asylum seeker housing conditions under scrutiny at third ex-military site
Allegations of poor conditions, poor food quality and mental health crises at RAF Coltishall in Norfolk

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Journeys of hope: what will migration routes into Europe look like in 2021?
Thousands of people, many fleeing persecution and conflict, will risk everything this year, seeking a new life of freedom and opportunity

Lorenzo Tondo and graphics by Finbarr Sheehy

14, Jan, 2021 @7:45 AM

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'People are traumatised and scared': Germany's student-run law clinics for refugees
Over 30 drop-in law clinics have sprung up across Germany to help refugees apply for asylum

Abby Young-Powell in Berlin

13, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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'Like torture’: Calais police accused of continued migrant rights abuses
Relentless and escalating programme of refugee evictions amounts to a campaign of harassment, say activists

Peter Yeung in Calais

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Asylum seekers on hunger strike over conditions at Kent barracks site
Home Office urged to shut temporary accommodation after allegations of overcrowding and poor hygiene

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

12, Jan, 2021 @2:53 PM

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