Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Victorians step up to support Afghan refugees

7 October 20210 comments

Victorian businesses, community groups and individuals have come out in droves to support newly arrived Afghan refugees who were evacuated from Kabul last month with offers clothing,… Read Full Article

Afghan family’s incredible journey celebrated in emotional reunion

7 October 20210 comments

Afghani women ‘Amina’* is an unlikely superhero.

The diminutive, bespectacled Hazara woman brought her three children out of Afghanistan and to safety in Australia despite not having complete… Read Full Article

‘The game of their lives’ – how the Afghan women’s soccer team lived to play again

7 October 20210 comments

The Afghan women’s soccer team should currently be competing in Asian Cup qualifiers taking on other national teams from Central Asia and the Middle East.

Instead, they have… Read Full Article

Refugee’s courageous journey to safety

2 September 20210 comments

On her epic refugee journey Iraqi woman Wafaa Razooqi has twice beaten cancer, endured the death of her husband and survived the invasion of her home town… Read Full Article

Refugee realising his entrepreneurial dream

1 September 20210 comments

The Baghdad Supermarket in Craigieburn offers ten varieties of coffee among the cornucopia of mostly Middle Eastern and Mediterranean foods and produce on offer.

Owner Bashar Audish will… Read Full Article

Afghan community calls on Australia to rescue refugees from Taliban

17 August 20210 comments

Australia’s Afghan community has called on the federal government to immediately offer humanitarian visas to 20,000 refugees from vulnerable groups in Afghanistan, including women and minorities. 

Thousands of… Read Full Article

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Taliban are unreformed rights abusers – NGOs say

7 October 20210 comments

Claims that the Taliban has reformed itself, abandoning brutal punishment practices while becoming inclusive of women and...

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Remittances a vital lifeline for Afghan families

7 October 20210 comments

Remittances from Afghans working abroad have become a lifeline for many people in the beleaguered nation which faces twin...

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Afghans in Indonesia face even more uncertainty

7 October 20210 comments

Thousands of Afghan refugees living in limbo in Indonesia face an even more precarious future after the Taliban’s rise...

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Film exposes the human face of refugee journeys

4 October 20210 comments

A new film by Hazara photojournalist, filmmaker and former refugee Barat Ali Batoor, that chronicles an asylum seeker boat...

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