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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Asylum deal with NZ agreed ‘in principle’

1 March 20220 comments

A longstanding offer from New Zealand to resettle up to 150 asylum seekers in Australia’s offshore detention centres has...

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Yemen humanitarian crisis rolls on

1 March 20220 comments

Seven years after the start of the conflict in Yemen, the nation continues to face a devastating and unrelenting...

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Fresh humanitarian crisis hits Ethiopia

25 February 20220 comments

A fresh refugee crisis has erupted in strife-riven Ethiopia after thousands of Eritreans were forced to flee a camp when...

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Quebec forcing refugees, migrants to learn French ‘tout de suite’

25 February 20220 comments

The government of the Canadian province of Quebec is passing a law to effectively force all new immigrants to learn...

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