As governments use the pandemic as an excuse to double-down on border closures, refugees are losing vital protection
At times of economic crisis, our feelings towards migrants can become hardened.
With normal routes disrupted by the pandemic, more people are driven to dangerous tactics.
The Canadian government should send a clear signal that it cares about constitutional and international law, heed a Federal Court ruling and take steps to immediately suspend the STCA.
Five years ago, communities in Italy and Greece volunteered to help migrants and refugees. Now that solidarity has disappeared. Why?
The 2015 reception crisis had a profound impact on civil society in Europe. A significant set of attitudes and practices emerged that give a sense of what political participation means today.
Wars play a central role in increasing numbers of refugees worldwide. Is it time to think about a “destruction tax”?
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been stuck in makeshift camps for years. They are now being targeted by criminal gangs, alongside public health and well-being issues.
Populists didn’t do well enough in the EU’s recent elections to destroy Europe from within. But with far-right and far-left parties winning new seats, consensus on key issues looks ever less likely.
Sea levels could rise by two metres by 2100, sparking a refugee crisis unlike anything the world has ever seen.
Financial support for refugees is underpinned by conditions that can exclude those who want to live as independently as possible.
Immigration is seen as a global crisis, but the distribution of immigrants is anything but equal. Which countries have the most? Where they come from? Data provides some surprising answers.
Italy’s deputy prime minister remains immune from prosecution because his coalition partners, the Five Star Movement, let members vote online to uphold it.
After 1.3 million migrants from the Middle East and Africa came to Europe in 2015, many countries built fences or closed their ports. That has pushed migrants to take riskier routes into the EU.
Research shows that when refugees arrive in Canada they find a health system that is ill-equipped to meet their complex social and psychological needs.
A series of recent comics are trying to shift the narrative about refugees.
Despite heated debates about immigration policy, German citizens’ views of migrants and a ‘refugee crisis’ changed little in the year after Angela Merkel’s 2015 decision to open borders.
All Eritrean men between the ages of 18 – 50 have to serve in the army for more than 20 years, forcing thousands to flee. But things look set to change.
In government with the Five Star Movement, the radical politician’s Lega is going from strength to strength.
Social media can act as the engine room for public engagement with refugees, allowing people to move beyond ‘I should do something’ to ‘I will take action’.