Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

One man’s mission to help the Burmese people

1 April 20210 comments

A migrant from Burma now living in Melbourne has launched a one man campaign to raise awareness about the human rights crisis in his homeland that was… Read Full Article

Shot at, forced to flee but still smiling

1 April 20210 comments

A refugee family who were targeted by the Burmese military and spent two decades in a refugee camp are finally rebuilding their lives in Melbourne.

Karenni couple Bo… Read Full Article

Refugees’ epic journeys to freedom across the ‘roof of the world’

1 April 20210 comments

Tibetan refugees Palden and Tashi Tensing made perilous month-long treks over the highest mountains in the world to find new lives in peace and safety.

On their separate… Read Full Article

Australia remains resilient in the face of COVID – Scanlon report

16 February 20210 comments

The latest Scanlon Foundation report on social cohesion in Australia has produced some surprisingly positive results in the face of the social and psychological impact of the… Read Full Article

Melbourne Burmese minorities fear coup will bring more suffering

16 February 20210 comments

Burmese minority communities in Melbourne say they are worried about the future of their compatriots at home in the wake of the Burmese military coup.

As the Burmese… Read Full Article

Melbourne Syrians supporting victims of war and COVID at home

29 January 20210 comments

Members of Melbourne’s Syrian community have launched a campaign to support the children of families in Syria who are falling into poverty and destitution as a result… Read Full Article

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Refugee writer fears for Burma’s democracy

24 February 20210 comments

Rohingya author and refugee Habibrahman, who fled repression and torture in his homeland and eventually found safety and a...

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What next for Biden on immigration?

23 February 20210 comments

People seeking asylum in the United States are being allowed into the country for the first time in years as...

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Fears over Malaysia plan to deport migrants back to Myanmar

23 February 20210 comments

Malaysia is set to deport migrants and asylum seekers back to Myanmar amid fears the returnees will face persecution...

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Equitable vaccine delivery and humanitarianism under pressure

16 February 20210 comments

The COVID-19 pandemic is putting humanitarian efforts under enormous stress, according to a new report, which also raises...

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