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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The ten humanitarian crises being overshadowed by Ukraine

3 May 20220 comments

With much of the global media’s attention focused on the conflict in Ukraine, there is a danger that other...

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Migrant bus plan backfires on Texas governor

3 May 20220 comments

A plan by the Governor of Texas to embarrass President Biden by bussing migrants from the US’ southwest border to...

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Human displacement soaring in Ukraine – UN

3 May 20220 comments

The UN’s refugee agency UNHCR says it expects more than eight million people to flee Ukraine this year, more than...

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Catholic Church calls for more refugee visas

27 April 20220 comments

Australia’s Catholic bishops have called on the federal government to provide humanitarian visas for an extra 20,000...

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