DIANNE NGOZA describes the dehumanising conditions migrants face when detained inside the controversial and privately operated Yarl’s Wood immigration removal centre
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
EU COUNTRIES will deport failed asylum-seekers to war-torn Mali, the bloc announced yesterday after concluding a deal with the west African country.
The agreement includes commitments by the European Union to support Mali’s economic development, the introduction of biometric...
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
MORE than 750 children have been brought to Britain under the government’s scheme to transfer youngsters from the Jungle refugee camp in Calais, the government claimed yesterday.
Ministers launched efforts to fast-track the resettlement of minors in October after the site was...
Saturday 10th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PROTESTERS opposed to Australia’s brutal handling of refugees disrupted the Canberra parliament yesterday — some gluing their hands to a railing before security officers finally wrested them out.
About 30 demonstrators, shouting from a public gallery, drowned out the House...
Thursday 1st Dec 2016
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to tear up his country’s refugee deal with the European Union yesterday after MEPs voted to freeze membership talks.
In his first speech since Thursday’s non-binding European Parliament vote, Mr Erdogan threatened to open...
Saturday 26th Nov 2016
GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed yesterday that his government would try harder to care for refugees after a woman and child died in a fire at the overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos.
Mr Tsipras said he was “shocked, as is the entire Greek nation, by the tragic...
by Ruhi Loren Akhtar
Wednesday 23rd Nov 2016
As the toxic rhetoric around immigration, border walls and refugees intensifies, Joana Ramiro speaks to REECE JONES on the violent human cost of militarising imaginary lines
Tuesday 15th Nov 2016
THE EU signalled a U-turn on refugee quotas yesterday in the face of opposition from east European member states.
European Commission spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud said: “It should be possible to relocate everyone and that is what it is important to focus on.”
AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced yesterday that the US will resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps.
He said that the Obama administration had agreed to resettle some of the almost 1,300 asylum-seekers held at Australia’s...
Monday 14th Nov 2016