Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Sisters reunited after epic journeys to safety

31 July 20200 comments

Two sisters who fled the brutal military regime in Eritrea – each following a different but equally tortuous pathway to freedom and safety – are now rebuilding…

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Refugee health professionals eager to help fight pandemic’s second wave

31 July 20200 comments

Dozens of refugee health professionals across Victoria stand ready to help out in the fight against the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic should they be called on.

In…

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Global poverty eradication a mirage – new report

31 July 20200 comments

Global efforts to eradicate poverty are failing because the way progress is measured is deeply flawed and targets set amount to ‘miserable subsistence’ rather than minimally adequate…

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Journalist and entrepreneur connecting two worlds

1 July 20200 comments

For more than 25 years Johnny Abo worked as a journalist for the local and international media trying to explain the workings of Syria’s government and society…

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Refugee pays a price for freedom

1 July 20200 comments

Iraqi refugee Alaa Rafo Alasguir was tortured by ISIS and lost the business and wealth he had built up with his own hands over 27 years to…

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One per cent of global population now displaced – UN report

19 June 20200 comments

Forced human displacement has reached devastating new levels with one in 97 people on the planet now forcibly displaced, according to a new UN report

Around 79.5 million…

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Latest Articles

July 2020

Bashar’s gallery – Iraqi artist’s work reflects refugee experience

1 July 20200 comments

For Iraqi artist and refugee Bashar Yousif paint and canvas is a form of storytelling. His work is informed by...

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News from AMES Australia

1 July 20200 comments

Refugee client supported into work and study Syrian refugee Raed Hamoud Alshaar is leaving no stone unturned in his...

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Syrian exiles face poverty, uncertainty – UNHCR

1 July 20200 comments

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in the Middle East...

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June 2020

Traumatised refugees benefit from meditation

29 June 20200 comments

Mindfulness and meditation are helping refugees with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) recover and heal after living...

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