Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Global food crisis looming in 2018

18 January 20180 comments

The world’s unprecedented refugee crisis has morphed into something more intractable and potentially more deadly as a record number of people face famine and starvation across the world in…

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From refugee to park ranger

20 December 20170 comments

A young refugee has recently been appointed as a full time Ranger with Parks Victoria, in what is believed to be an Australian first.

Hsar Thein is originally from Burma…

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Surviving ISIS – a refugee’s story

20 December 20170 comments

Syrian refugee ‘George’ survived a year as a captive of ISIS treated brutally, constantly threatened with death and not knowing the fate of his wife and daughter.

Now safe and…

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Stories of the Rohingya

30 November 20170 comments

Members of Melbourne’s Rohingya community have shared their personal stories with iMPACT Magazine in a bid to highlight the plight of their compatriots who have become the victims of…

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Small acts of kindness making a big difference

23 November 20170 comments

The majestic Mountain Ash forests of the Dandenong Ranges are a long way from the mangrove swamps of Manus Island and the coral outcrops of Nauru.

But scattered among the…

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Iraqi doctor wants to contribute

31 October 20171 comment

As a doctor working in Iraq during the conflict there, Asseel Yako saved hundreds of lives.

His daily work was tending to battlefield wounds suffered by soldiers or militia members…

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18 January 20180 comments

Like the tumblers on a poker machine the forces for and against Britain’s exit from the EU are realigning over...

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UK urged to drop immigration reduction target

18 January 20180 comments

The British Government has been urged to drop its target of reducing net migration to just tens of thousands a...

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UK’s ‘hostile environment’ asylum seeker policy slammed

18 January 20180 comments

The British Government has been criticised by a parliamentary committee over its hostile approach and policy settings...

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Oscar-winning actress compelled to work with refugees

18 January 20180 comments

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett has told of how her work with refugees has left her “shaken and enriched”....

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