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Dangerous weaponry used on refugees with no legal status in Calais

The chemical compound contained in expired weapons may no longer be approved, write Anna Feigenbaum and Vyvian Raoul.

Filed in: European Union France Migration

Why are volunteers being treating like criminals in Greece?

Natasha Tsangarides examines what’s driving a crackdown on people supporting refugees on the island of Lesvos.

Filed in: Europe Greece Migration Refugees

The fear of ‘not enough to go round’

Global inequality lies at the root of our anxiety over migrants, says Bridget Anderson.

Filed in: European Union Migration Refugees

9 inspiring stories of solidarity with refugees and migrants

While governments seal borders and erect walls, ordinary people are offering support and shelter. Hazel Healy offers a global sample.

Filed in: Migration

Freedom and football

In a letter to a friend, Antoine Cassar relives a visit to a detention centre in Luxembourg.

Filed in: Human Rights Luxemburg Migration

Moving from ‘no borders’ to broaderland for the borderless

Farzana Khan makes the case for a new way of being open.

Filed in: Ethics Migration

Myth 4: Economic migrants are a drain on rich world economies

Migration follows a demand for labour - and benefits the receiving country, writes Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Finance Migration

Afloat and Alive

To deal with climate change Europe must be welcoming, write Andrew Baldwin, Ethemcan Turhan and Marco Armiero.

Filed in: Environment Migration

The lives we left behind

In Greece, Harriet Paintin talks to Pakistani refugees about their dangerous journeys and their families back home.

Filed in: Greece Migration Pakistan

Don’t let Islamic State turn you against refugees

There’s a reason that the Paris suicide bombers made sure to bring their passports, writes Hazel Healy.

Filed in: France Migration Refugees

Is UNHCR failing to protect unaccompanied refugee children?

A chronic lack of coordination between agencies and volunteers is putting minors at risk in Lesbos, says Natasha Tsangarides.

Filed in: Greece Human Rights Migration Refugees

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