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Australia succeeds in stopping migrants but many in limbo

AUSTRALIA SUCCEEDS IN STOPPING MIGRANTS BUT MANY IN LIMBO

CANBERRA, Australia - When Aziz Abdul reached Australia's Christmas Island aboard a smuggler's boat, he had no idea that weeks earlier...

Former Gov. Ray, who helped relocate refugees to Iowa, dies

FORMER GOV. RAY, WHO HELPED RELOCATE REFUGEES TO IOWA, DIES

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and...

 
 
 
Ireland scores with refugee 'World Cup' soccer tournament

IRELAND SCORES WITH REFUGEE 'WORLD CUP' SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Refugee communities from across Ireland take part in an annual soccer tournament which aims to help them find their feet in their new...

Stabbing spree at refugee apartment complex in Boise targeted a 3-year-old girl's birthday party

STABBING SPREE AT REFUGEE APARTMENT COMPLEX IN BOISE TARGETED A 3-YEAR-OLD GIRL'S BIRTHDAY PARTY

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Boise, Idaho. Authorities say he stabbed nine people, including six children. The man allegedly targeted...

 
 
 
Injunction sought to prevent Puerto Rican refugees' eviction from Florida hotels

INJUNCTION SOUGHT TO PREVENT PUERTO RICAN REFUGEES' EVICTION FROM FLORIDA HOTELS

A civil rights group is seeking a federal injunction to block the eviction of about 2,000 Puerto Rican hurricane refugees from Florida...

Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy still violates fundamental human rights laws

TRUMP'S 'ZERO-TOLERANCE' IMMIGRATION POLICY STILL VIOLATES FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAWS

Trump's " zero-tolerance " immigration policy violates the international human rights law that protects immigrants , refugees , and...

 
 
 
What life is really like for LGBT refugees in Ukraine

WHAT LIFE IS REALLY LIKE FOR LGBT REFUGEES IN UKRAINE

When Dasha was 20 years old she began living as an out transgender woman. She had obsessed over the decision since her early teen years....

Toronto faces having to close community centres, cancel programs to house migrant tide from U.S

TORONTO FACES HAVING TO CLOSE COMMUNITY CENTRES, CANCEL PROGRAMS TO HOUSE MIGRANT TIDE FROM U.S

Toronto's emergency shelter system is past capacity and can no longer accommodate new refugee or asylum seekers, Mayor John Tory warns. More...

 
 
 
EU leaders try to resolve bitter scrap over migrants at Brussels mini-summit

EU LEADERS TRY TO RESOLVE BITTER SCRAP OVER MIGRANTS AT BRUSSELS MINI-SUMMIT

BRUSSELS - The leaders of Germany, France and about a dozen other European Union nations are converging on Brussels for an afternoon...

RefugeeConnect's World Refugee Day Soccer Tournament Brings The Community Together

REFUGEECONNECT'S WORLD REFUGEE DAY SOCCER TOURNAMENT BRINGS THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER

On Saturday, June 23, the local Cincinnati, Ohio community will converge on the soccer field at Xavier University where, for the fifth...

 
 
 
Chris Selley: No signs of the Liberals getting serious about border-crossing asylum-seekers

CHRIS SELLEY: NO SIGNS OF THE LIBERALS GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT BORDER-CROSSING ASYLUM-SEEKERS

President Donald Trump finally seemed to flinch on Wednesday, backing away from his administration's barbaric mass child-snatching...

Here's how you can help children kept in heinous border detention centres

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP CHILDREN KEPT IN HEINOUS BORDER DETENTION CENTRES

Today is World Refugee Day , and nothing is a more grim reminder of the inhumane treatment of those seeking asylum in other countries...

 
 
 
M.I.A. Documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. Gets Release Date

M.I.A. DOCUMENTARY MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. GETS RELEASE DATE

M.I.A has just announced the release date of her Steve Loveridge-directed biopic Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. in honor of today's World Refugee...

Millions of people around the world have fled their home countries and become refugees - here's what they go through to make it to the US

MILLIONS OF PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD HAVE FLED THEIR HOME COUNTRIES AND BECOME REFUGEES - HERE'S WHAT THEY GO THROUGH TO MAKE IT TO THE US

Alexander Koerner/Getty Images Millions of people around the world have been forced from their home countries due to war, genocide,...

 
 
 
The U.S. has officially quit the UN Human Rights Council

THE U.S. HAS OFFICIALLY QUIT THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

The United States announced it is leaving the U.N.'s Human Rights Commission on Tuesday. The move comes at time when the U.N. Human...

UN rights chief calls Trump's family separation policy ‘unconscionable'

UN RIGHTS CHIEF CALLS TRUMP'S FAMILY SEPARATION POLICY ‘UNCONSCIONABLE'

The U.N. human rights chief on Monday called on the administration of President Donald Trump to stop forcibly taking children away...

 
 
 
The world is less peaceful now than at any point in the past decade

THE WORLD IS LESS PEACEFUL NOW THAN AT ANY POINT IN THE PAST DECADE

The world is less peaceful now than at any point in the past 10 years as the number of refugees worldwide reached the highest level...

Review: State of Decay 2

REVIEW: STATE OF DECAY 2

Let me introduce you to The Refugees. They're a hardy bunch, ten survivors who banded together in an abandoned strip mall. Every member...

 
 
 
A Syrian man who has been trapped in an airport for two months explains how he survives day-to-day

A SYRIAN MAN WHO HAS BEEN TRAPPED IN AN AIRPORT FOR TWO MONTHS EXPLAINS HOW HE SURVIVES DAY-TO-DAY

Screenshot/Twitter Hassan al-Kontar has been stranded at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 since March 7. Al-Kontar finds himself...

Sketching in a Rohingya Refugee camp in Bangladesh

SKETCHING IN A ROHINGYA REFUGEE CAMP IN BANGLADESH

[By Dan Peterson in Cardiff, Wales, UK - drawn in Unchiprang, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh] I spent the last few weeks of January in...