On World Refugee Day, June 20, we look at the root causes which force people to leave their homes across the world
The chaos created by the NATO-led invasion of Libya in 2011 has made the country a breeding ground for human trafficking to Europe, leading to hundreds of deaths each year
Incidents of fire outbreaks were reported from refugee camps on Samos and Chios islands in Greece this month. Refugees also protested in Lesvos, demanding safety and evacuation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
Incidents of fire and clashes between refugees and a section of hostile natives have also been reported on the island.
Conditions in Moria and other refugee camps in Greece have deteriorated further due to the increased inflow of migrants after Turkey opened its borders allowing them to cross over to Europe
The Turkey-Greece borders are on alert as Turkey allows thousands of refugees to cross over to Europe. The move is being viewed as an attempt by the Turkish government to blackmail the European Union (EU) to support its imperialist designs in the Syrian conflict
One of the boats capsized in the Ionian Sea near Paxi, Greece while the other accident took place in the Aegean Sea near Cesme in Turkey. 29 people were rescued
The scope and scale of the right-wing resurgence this year shows the urgent need for greater working class mobilizations that can safeguard and deepen democracy and build coalitions
Across India, people have taken to the streets against the discriminatory and unconstitutional bill passed in both houses of parliament that implicitly turns Muslims into second class citizens in the country
Activists and volunteers who took part in a donation convoy for refugees in Bosnia-Herzegovina have reported the harsh conditions of the refugees living there
It’s Europe’s greedy lending to Africa that is driving the migration wave which is fueling the European Union’s xenophobic politics
The tragedy, the biggest of its kind this year, has intensified the UN refugee agency’s calls to open safe pathways for refugees who otherwise take perilous journeys to escape poverty and war.