Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

A town’s worth of Afghan evacuees settled in Victoria

17 December 20210 comments

Afghan refugee evacuees equivalent to the population of a medium-sized Victorian town have been supported to settle in Victoria since the Taliban seized control of the beleaguered… Read Full Article

Afghan evacuee Jalal Ahmadzai writes about how hope endures despite the fact that the Taliban’s seizure of power has left the dreams of an entire generation in tatters

17 December 20210 comments

Abrupt change, uncertainty and the unknown often strike fear into the hearts of humans. When events take a turn for the worse at a time when one… Read Full Article

Refugees’ book tells of Afghanistan’s tragedy

17 December 20210 comments

A recently arrived Afghan evacuee couple is writing a book on his experiences as the Taliban took control of the capital Kabul and he was forced to… Read Full Article

Human displacement soared as borders slammed shut – UN report

3 December 20210 comments

The world has seen a dramatic increase in internal displacement due to disasters, conflict, persecution and violence at a time when global mobility has been almost completely… Read Full Article

Evacuated Afghan refugees feel safe and welcome – survey

2 December 20210 comments

Afghan refugees evacuated to Australia amid the Taliban’s takeover of their homeland overwhelmingly feel safe, supported and optimistic about their futures, a new survey has found.

But they… Read Full Article

Afghan family’s double ‘miracle’

2 December 20210 comments

For Afghan refugee Atefa Ibrahimi, arriving in Australia has been a double miracle.

The first piece of fortune was being able to get her family into Kabul’s airport… Read Full Article

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Mixed report card on Global Compact on Refugees

23 November 20210 comments

Progress has been made in implementing the new Global Compact on Refugees which seeks to share responsibility for refugee...

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Hungary’s ‘stop Soros’ asylum laws ruled illegal

23 November 20210 comments

Hungary’s new laws criminalising support for asylum seekers and limiting the right to asylum violates EU law, according...

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Diversity important for business success – law group says

23 November 20210 comments

Diversity and inclusiveness are increasingly being recognised as business imperatives, according to an Asian lawyers...

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US border agencies’ abuse revealed

16 November 20210 comments

Dozens of reports have emerged of the shocking and systematic abuse of asylum seekers by US border agencies. NGO Human...

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