Refugees

06.09.2014

Concern over Bangladesh Move to Repatriate Muslim Rohingyas to Myanmar

Concern over Bangladesh Move to Repatriate Muslim Rohingyas to Myanmar

  Human Wrongs Watch DHAKA, 4 September 2014 (IRIN)* — Bangladesh announced this week that it will send back over 2,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, stoking concerns about the prospect of returning them to an increasingly dire situation. “Myanmar has agreed to repatriate some 2,415 Myanmar nationals… »

30.08.2014

Half of all Syrians Forced to Abandon their Homes, Flee for their Lives

Half of all Syrians Forced to Abandon their Homes, Flee for their Lives

29 August 2014 – Three million Syrians will have registered as refugees outside of their country today, the UN refugee agency reported, amid accounts of increasingly horrifying conditions inside their homeland – cities where populations are surrounded, people are going hungry and civilians are being targeted or indiscriminately killed.  … »

28.08.2014

Conflict about refugee protests in Germany is getting worse

Conflict about refugee protests in Germany is getting worse

Since two years now, Germany is shaken by refugees who protest against isolation in far-off asylum seekers camps, against the obligation to reside in their camps, for fair and fast procedures for granting the right for asylum, in general for more respectful treatment by the institution and the chance of… »

07.06.2014

March for Freedom – Police brutality faced by the refugees on their way to Brussels

March for Freedom – Police brutality faced by the refugees on their way to Brussels

Amir, a member of the March for Freedom of the refugees to Brussels, explains what the March is all about and what happened at the 5th of june in Luxemburg. Transcript of a video posted by Luxemburg Wort. What is the March for Freedom about? The March for… »

27.05.2014

The Migrants’ Files: Database of Death around the European Borders

The Migrants’ Files: Database of Death around the European Borders

They know their lives are at risk, yet each year thousands of people from Africa, the Middle East and beyond — war refugees, asylum seekers and economic migrants — leave their homes and try to reach the promised land of Europe. On the third of October 2013, more than 360… »

24.02.2014

Refugee protests in Germany (photo documentation)

Refugee protests in Germany (photo documentation)

Photo: Yusuf BeyazitPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, 1st antiracist bathing and playing day at Oranienplatz BerlinPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, 1st anti-racist bathing and playin day at Oranienplatz BerlinPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, Refugee Tribunal against Germany at Mariannenplatz BerlinPhoto: Yusuf Beyazit, Demonstration Alexanderplatz Berlin… »

24.02.2014

Non-violent protests of refugees in Germany

Non-violent protests of refugees in Germany

Over a year ago, refugees in Germany started organizing themselves in order to protest in a publicly visible form against the human rights violating institutional practices like the forced isolation through the prohibition to leave the district of your asylum-seekers home, the prohibition to work and the degrading deportation practices. »

24.01.2014

New Delhi unsafe for Burmese refugees

New Delhi unsafe for Burmese refugees

The Indian national capital city of New Delhi, which gives shelter to over 8,000 registered Burmese refugees, half of them women and children, remains unsafe for the asylum seekers. A recent report titled ‘Doke Kha Bon’ from the Burma Centre Delhi has reiterated this fact adding that the women refugees,… »

03.01.2014

U.N. Warns Global Crises Testing Limits of Humanitarian System

U.N. Warns Global Crises Testing Limits of Humanitarian System

The United Nations is warning spiraling crises in the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Syria are testing the limits of the global humanitarian system. U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said more than one-in-six Central Africans are now internally displaced due to the violence there. In South Sudan, nearly 200,000… »

15.01.2013

Number of Syrians seeking refuge in Turkey continues to rise, UN agency reports

Number of Syrians seeking refuge in Turkey continues to rise, UN agency reports

14 January 2013 – The total number of Syrians seeking refuge in camps in Turkey from the ever-worsening violence of their country’s civil war has risen to over 153,300 persons, the United Nations refugee agency reported today. “This is about a 3 per cent increase since the year-end figures of… »

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