Tory’s plans to force asylum-seekers to prove they’re under 18 with medical tests met with fury
Thursday 20th Oct 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
AMNESTY International releases a hard-hitting report today on Australia’s detention of asylum-seekers on the island of Nauru, where it says conditions “amount to torture.”
The 64-page Island of Despair report accuses the Canberra government of subjecting refugees and...
Monday 17th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
A SMALL group of refugee and asylum-seeking athletes will compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said yesterday.
The team who will be named later this month will compete under the Paralympic flag, and will march first at the opening ceremony...
Saturday 6th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
A REJECTED asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 15 people on Sunday night after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany.
The 27-year-old set off a rucksack stuffed with explosives and sharp bits of metal outside a wine bar after being...
Tuesday 26th Jul 2016
by John Foster
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
The Fruit Trilogy
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
THE Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler's Avocado at this venue last year explored the plight of an underage sex worker who’s seeking asylum in an unknown country. It's performed in near total darkness within a...
Friday 8th Apr 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts
by Our Foreign Desk
GREECE said yesterday that deportations under the European Union-Turkey agreement had been suspended after thousands of refugees in detention camps applied for asylum.
The first shipload of 202 deportees from Chios and Lesbos arrived in Turkey on...
Wednesday 6th Apr 2016
Friends speak up for student leader under threat
Tuesday 22nd Mar 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Report claims irregular migrants trapped in legal limbo at mercy of bad employers
Wednesday 9th Mar 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
FLORA, a former Yarl’s Wood detainee, tells the Star that Britain should think about its own role in causing world violence before labelling asylum-seekers ‘scroungers or ‘beggars’
Tuesday 8th Mar 2016