Rules imposed after the 9/11 attacks can obstruct aid to Somalia’s internally displaced people.
Omar Abdisalan/AMISOM Photo
Rules imposed after 9/11 and still on the books are getting in the way of delivering aid to conflict zones. In countries like Yemen and Syria, it could mean the difference between life and death.
The MV Tampa rescued 438 asylum seekers from a stricken boat in the waters between Indonesia and Australia.
The Tampa incident in 2001 has formed the underlying basis of the approach to asylum seekers attempting to reach Australia by boat ever since.
Britain’s commitment to spend 0.7% of it’s GNI on aid has come under pressure.
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It could embolden other demands for diverting aid.
African migrants, rescued off the Spanish coast in March 2017, arrive in Granada.
The Conversation asked two experts to look at the data.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has proposed tougher language requirements for new citizenship applicants.
Refugees are both more likely to apply for citizenship, and twice as likely as other migrant groups to have to retake the test.
Peter Dutton is a former policeman, which is just one reason why he should be held to the highest standards of accuracy in making a claim.
Peter Dutton has put his credibility in the frame by sticking to his claim about the role of an incident involving a young boy in triggering the Manus Island disturbance that saw Papua New Guinea defence…
A German Railway AG program helps refugees with career orientation and helps integrate them into the country’s employment system.
Many refugees are unable to use the skills and knowledge they have brought with them and obtain work equal to their experience.
South Sudanese refugees at the Bidi Bidi camp in Uganda.
Uganda has won praise for the way it treats its refugees. But now it is at breaking point.
The ‘White Australia’ ideology was commercialised and used to sell things from soaps and games to pineapple slices.
Multicultural Research Library
While contemporary Australia is proud of its multicultural status, the White Australia policy shows this wasn't always the case.
Food is delivered by the UN in South Sudan.
Last month South Sudan announced a dramatic increase in the cost of aid-worker permits from $100 to $10,000. It's now backtracked on the decision.
Syrian refugees on the Jordanian side of the border wait to enter a medical clinic in March 2017.
Employing Syrian refugees is not the same as protecting them.
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Migrants keep going back to the vilified go-betweens that can get them construction jobs or domestic work.
Thengar Char, a flood-prone island that rose from the sea just 11 years ago. The Bangladeshi government wants to relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees here.
Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
The idea of relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote flood-prone island would set a bad precedent for managing human rights crises.
Starting a new school can often feel overwhelming.
Child refugees talk about their experience of transitioning into a new high school in Australia.
The Dadaab refugee complex, near the Kenya-Somalia border.
Kenya says it will appeal a high court ruling blocking the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp. The country must now weigh national security against its international obligations.
UNDP in Europe and Central Asia
An influx of people seeking shelter from conflict has sharpened attitudes against groups which have been in Europe for centuries.
Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters
Myanmar's Rohingya issue has become a full-blown humanitarian crisis that affects all of southeast Asia. ASEAN nations would do well do move beyond their non-interference policy and help.
An Eritrean is searched at Rosenheim in Germany in 2015.
Should the EU be giving money to repressive regimes to stop the flow of migrants?
The wife of a jailed opposition leader, during a rally to mark the third anniversary of his arrest in Caracas, Venezuela.
Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters
Venezuelans, fleeing hunger and repression at home, have surpassed Central Americans as the top US asylum-seekers.
Basque children fleeing the Spanish Civil War arriving in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1937.
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
There were mixed reactions to refugees from the Spanish Civil War and the Nazis by the British press.