Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Ukrainian sisters’ flight to freedom

3 May 20220 comments

Two Ukrainian sisters have found refuge in Australia after braving bombs and snipers in a desperate journey to safety.

Yevheniia Cherkasova, 24, and her sister Alexandra, 14, fled… Read Full Article

Escaping Ukraine’s killing fields

3 May 20220 comments

Anastasiia Kozinaz fled Ukraine’s killing fields for the sake of her two boys, leaving behind her husband, her family and everything she had known.

Anastasia’s house was just… Read Full Article

Amin’s dream to green Afghanistan

3 May 20220 comments

Afghan refugee Amin Niazai had a dream to turn the deserts of his country green, creating food sources, jobs and sustainable ecosystems.

Amin, who has a doctorate in… Read Full Article

Afghan evacuee families being reunited

31 March 20220 comments

Dozens of Afghan families are being reunited in Australia following months of separation caused by the return of the Taliban regime in their homeland.

In recent weeks the… Read Full Article

Afghan photojournalist tells how he became the story

31 March 20220 comments

For twenty years Omar Sobhani covered war and social transformation in Afghanistan as a photojournalist working for Reuters; recording the human cost of armed struggle as well… Read Full Article

Neighbours step up to support Afghan evacuee family

31 March 20220 comments

When Afghan evacuee ‘Abdul’ and his family moved into his first Australian home in a quiet street in Glenroy, in Melbourne’s north, he was not expecting the… Read Full Article

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Child refugee numbers soaring in Europe

13 May 20220 comments

Numbers of child refugees seeking asylum in Europe are soaring, according to new figures. The number of unaccompanied...

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Migrant deaths at sea soaring

13 May 20220 comments

More than 3,000 refugees, asylum seekers and migrants died or went missing during 2021 while trying to reach European...

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Court action launched to save Hotel Rwanda hero

13 May 20220 comments

A $US400 million law suit has been filed in the US in a bid to free Paul Rusesabagina, the real...

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Migration and business stalled by COVID – report

13 May 20220 comments

The COVID pandemic brought migration to Australia to an effective standstill and was the cause of half a million...

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