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Refugees

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Right to Life kayaker reaches Rome

Georges Alexandre has made an epic journey from Tunisia to Italy highlighting the risks faced by migrants. Tony Garner meets him.

Filed in: Belgium European Union Migration Refugees Tunisia

‘I’m scared I might never see them again’

The shocking reality of Britain’s treatment of asylum-seekers has hit home for Amy Hall as her friend’s family faces being sent back to Egypt.

Filed in: Refugees United Kingdom

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

Filed in: Burma Mental Health Refugees Thailand

Illegal detention of Somalis in Ukraine continues

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report on the ongoing nightmare for 81 asylum seekers. 

Filed in: Human Rights Refugees Somalia Ukraine

Are ordinary Tuaregs becoming Mali conflict scapegoats?

Nick Harvey and Julien Tremblin look at the plight of Tuareg refugees caught in the crossfire of a conflict that’s as devastating as it is complex.

Filed in: Algeria Burkina Faso Conflict Hunger Mali Mauritania Migration Niger Refugees

Obama must act before the US implicates itself in a war crime at Camp Ashraf

Iraq is planning to close the camp at the end of 2011 – but the fate of its inhabitants is far from secure.

Filed in: Human Rights Iran Iraq Refugees

The shocking link between racism and schizophrenia

A migrant is up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia in the UK than a white British person. On World Mental Health Day, Nick Harvey argues that racial discrimination is to blame.

Filed in: Equality Human Rights Migration Refugees Society

'I was in an art class'

Even the young are not exempt: a Costa Rican schoolgirl recalls the day Canadian immigration officers arrested her.

Filed in: Refugees

John ‘Bosco’ Nyombi: flight and detention

John ‘Bosco’ Nyombiwas removed from Britain to months of fear and persecution as a gay man in Uganda. Eventually, a British judge ruled his removal illegal and ordered that he be brought back. He tells Dinyar Godrej about his journey.

Filed in: Gay Rights Migration Refugees Uganda United Kingdom

From a scorched land

Two survivors from Karen state, where the Burmese military has been laying villages to waste, tell their stories.

Filed in: Burma Refugees

Right of return

Chagossians’ struggle for justice given a new legal boost.

Filed in: Chagos Human Rights Military Refugees

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