New Internationalist

Refugees

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When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Latin America Refugees United States

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

Filed in: Canada Refugees

Why did Plane Stupid chain themselves to the runway at Stansted Airport?

Last night’s action stopped a mass deportation charter flight from flying to Nigeria and Ghana. Members of Plane Stupid explain why they took part.

Filed in: Pollution Refugees United Kingdom

The protection of refugees needs a strong civil society

Civil society plays a crucial role in protecting refugees – but it too is under threat. Julia Duchrow reports.

Filed in: Migration Refugees

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Refugees

Climate change and colonial history make a toxic combination

Without proper context, the new research can be mis-read to be against ethnic diversity, writes Alex Randall.

Filed in: Climate Change Refugees

Video: We've had enough of the tiredness and lies

Caoimhe Butterly speaks directly to some of the 50,000 men, women and children trapped in Greece in three short documentaries.

Filed in: Greece Migration Refugees

Remembering the Idomeni refugees

In this photo gallery Neal McQueen captures both protest and everyday life in the refugee camp, before those living there were forced to move on.

Filed in: Greece Macedonia Refugees

Saving refugees’ lives, one top-up at a time

Lydia Noon reports on a Facebook group whose members connect displaced people to their families.

Filed in: Europe Refugees

Inside Dunkirk's new refugee camp

A purpose-built camp offers refugees a sense of relief, but for how long?, asks Sarah Shearman.

Filed in: France Refugees United Kingdom

‘The best help comes from simple, solidarity movements’

Afghan refugee organizer Yonous Muhammadi speaks to Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi in Athens, Greece.

Filed in: European Union Greece Refugees Turkey

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