Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Passion for language fuels migrant’s dreams

27 May 20210 comments

Iranian migrant Rahman Abarin drove buses and spent endless hours working and studying to achieve his dream of becoming an English teacher.

He set out on a difficult… Read Full Article

Refugee mechanic fixes his family’s future

27 May 20210 comments

A refugee family forced apart by conflict and economic necessity is now reunited in Australia and building a new future together.

To make a living Syrian refugee Habib… Read Full Article

Refugee steps up to support COVID vaccination campaign

27 May 20210 comments

Iraqi refugee Aram Shaabo is gearing up to join the fight against COVID-19 as a pharmacist working in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.

He has been working as a health… Read Full Article

Australian Afghans fear US withdrawal will trigger civil war

30 April 20210 comments

Afghan minority communities in Australia fear a bloodbath when US-led coalition troops pull out of Afghanistan after almost two decades of fighting a deadly war against a… Read Full Article

Noor’s image touches the world

30 April 20210 comments

The poignantly piercing image of a young Rohingya girl that has gone viral on social media and the internet is becoming a symbol of the increasingly desperate… Read Full Article

Artist’s passion survives war and displacement

30 April 20210 comments

A refugee artist whose passion for his work was almost extinguished by decades of war is rekindling his lifetime love affair with art after settling in Melbourne

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Karen people under siege again in Myanmar

5 June 20210 comments

Thousands of Karen refugees fleeing the armed conflict in Myanmar are stranded along the banks of a river that forms...

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Rohingyas protest relocation to ‘prison’ island

5 June 20210 comments

Rohingya refugees forcibly removed by Bangladesh authorities from camps on the mainland to a remote so-called ‘prison’...

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New UK immigration plan will exclude women, children – report

5 June 20210 comments

Women and children would be hardest hit by the UK government’s plans to change Britain’s immigration and asylum system,...

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UNHCR calls for vaccine roll out to include refugees and asylum seekers

3 June 20210 comments

The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR is warning about shortages of vaccines in the Asia-Pacific region, including for refugees and...

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