AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading
Germany will begin to “evaluate” mobile phone data of migrants whose identity is in question and speed up the deportation process of people who were denied refugee status, the country’s interior minister said.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely will likely land his administration in court. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading
Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s sudden cold weather and governments must do more to help them, the U.N. says.
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Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launches the “Share the Meal” app for smartphone users to help feed Syrian refugee children.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.
(REUTERS) – The European Union’s migration commissioner said on Thursday (September 17) that barriers of the kind that Hungary had erected on its Serbian border were temporary solutions that only diverted refugees and migrants to other countries and escalated tensions.
(REUTERS/SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – A Hungarian camerawoman was reportedly fired from her job on Tuesday (September 8) amid allegations that she tripped up refugees as they fled from police in Hungary.