Tag: Refugees

9-month-old baby dies from dehydration in Greek refugee camp

A 9-month-old baby died in the Moria refugee camp in Greece, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced on Saturday.The...

Behrouz Boochani arrives in New Zealand after more than 6 years...

Kurdish-Iranian refugee and journalist Behrouz Boochani has landed in New Zealand after he left Papua New Guinea, more than six years after...

Plans to increase number of staff at Refugee Commission – Farrugia

The number of staff working at the Refugee Commission is set to increase, Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia told parliament on Wednesday....

Watch: 44 migrants from Open Arms vessel disembarked in Malta

44 migrants that were rescued by the Open Arms rescue vessel, have been disembarked in MaltaThis was confirmed...

Bangladesh to move Rohingya to flood-prone island next month

Bangladesh will start relocating Rohingya Muslims to a flood-prone island off its coast next month as several thousand refugees have agreed to...

Over 470K asylum seekers still awaiting a decision – EASO

At the end of August there were over 470,000 (471,200) asylum applications still waiting for a first decision, the European Asylum Support Office reports.

Church Commission concerned at fuelling racism

The Church’s Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) has expressed its ‘Deep Concern’ by what it describes as ‘an unfortunate choice of words’ in relation...

Roberta Buhagiar appointed as new Refugee Commissioner

Dr Roberta Buhagiar has been appointed as the new Refugee Commissioner.She has worked in the field of...

Countries that make weapons of war foment migration but refuse refugees,...

Pope Francis on Sunday scolded countries that produce weapons for wars fought elsewhere and then refuse to take in refugees fleeing the...

Watch: “No person should end up on the scrap heap of...

Auxiliary Archbishop Joseph Galea-Curmi delivered a homily that was centred on acceptance, respect and dignity towards others, particularly displaced individuals,...