Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Sisters reunited after epic journeys to safety

31 July 20200 comments

Two sisters who fled the brutal military regime in Eritrea – each following a different but equally tortuous pathway to freedom and safety – are now rebuilding…

Read Full Article

Refugee health professionals eager to help fight pandemic’s second wave

31 July 20200 comments

Dozens of refugee health professionals across Victoria stand ready to help out in the fight against the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic should they be called on.

In…

Read Full Article

Global poverty eradication a mirage – new report

31 July 20200 comments

Global efforts to eradicate poverty are failing because the way progress is measured is deeply flawed and targets set amount to ‘miserable subsistence’ rather than minimally adequate…

Read Full Article

Journalist and entrepreneur connecting two worlds

1 July 20200 comments

For more than 25 years Johnny Abo worked as a journalist for the local and international media trying to explain the workings of Syria’s government and society…

Read Full Article

Refugee pays a price for freedom

1 July 20200 comments

Iraqi refugee Alaa Rafo Alasguir was tortured by ISIS and lost the business and wealth he had built up with his own hands over 27 years to…

Read Full Article

One per cent of global population now displaced – UN report

19 June 20200 comments

Forced human displacement has reached devastating new levels with one in 97 people on the planet now forcibly displaced, according to a new UN report

Around 79.5 million…

Read Full Article

Latest Articles

Improving refugee settlement outcomes

29 June 20200 comments

Entrenching a monitoring and evaluation process into refugee settlement programs could improve their sustainability and...

Read More

Book review – The Next Great Migration, by Sonia Shah

29 June 20200 comments

“Life is on the move, today as in the past,” says author and journalist Sonia Shah. “For too long, we’ve...

Read More

Trump administration ramps up barriers to asylum

29 June 20200 comments

The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Trump administration can deport some asylum-seekers without granting them a federal...

Read More

UN calls for protection of refugees, migrants under COVID-19

29 June 20200 comments

Then United Nations has called for increased protections for migrants and refugees amid the COVID-19 pandemic, reminding...

Read More