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Press Review 47: 14-17 November 2014
Scott Morrison adviser says asylum claim proposals put refugees at risk. Burmese refugees pay up to $1,000 for official refugee status in Malaysia. Indonesia says Australia's decision to reject refugees creates bilateral tension. Somalia: Terrorism Fears Cripple Rotten Aid System in Hungry Somalia. Congo-Kinshasa: UN Warns of Humanitarian 'Catastrophe' As Hundreds of Thousands Flee Violence in Katanga. Congo-Kinshasa: Police Operation Kills 51 Youth. Ebola crisis now 'stable' in Guinea, WHO says. More than 600 migrants rescued in Mediterranean, says Italian coastguard. South Africa: Special Zim Permit Deadline Looms.
Press Review 46: 10-14 November 2014
African nations seeks ways to stop flow of refugees to South Africa. The case for including migration in the post-2015 agenda. Turkey's 'other' refugees languish in limbo. Syria war refugees' key role in telling the story. Analysis: Refugee or IDP - does it really matter? Students killed in Nigeria bomb attack. Zimbabwean officials deny vice-president's resignation. Nigerian president to run for second term. Syrian rebels reject UN's Aleppo truce plan. Ebola death toll up 200 since Friday, WHO figures show. Mali quarantines clinic after second Ebola death. Tunisia prepares for Libya influx despite hardened attitudes. Angola 'killing, torturing opponents'. Burkina roadmap agreed 'but needs top brass OK'. Rome evacuates children from immigrant center as violence mounts. Obama Plan May Allow Millions of Immigrants to Stay and Work in U.S.
Press review 42: 13-19 October 2014
Tanzania gives Burundi refugees citizenship. Australia asylum cases challenged in court. Tunisia’s seaborne samaritans rescue stranded migrants. Brazil: The 'El Dorado' for international migrants. Somalia's Falis Abdi Mohamud in Netherlands asylum bid. Refugees: Out of the frying pan and into the fire of South Africa’s healthcare system. Use abandoned British army equipment to save Iraqi refugees, say campaigners. Rwanda: Two Aid Agencies Blocking Repatriation of Rwandan Refugees in DRC. Tanzania’s new citizens to get land, voting rights. Lebanon sharply limits Syrian refugee entry. Bulgaria Violates International Law By Denying Syrians Asylum, Rights Group Says. Somalia: Amid Unstable Security, UN Warns of Growing Humanitarian Crisis. Kent charity delivers aid to Calais migrants. Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations. DRC expels top UN official. Mass jailbreak as DRC violence worsens. Mozambique Opposition Party to Challenge Election Credibility. SAPS 'breaking law' by detaining alleged illegal migrants. Relatives fear for detainee. HRC probes dark heart of Lindela.
Press review 41: 5-12 October 2014
Smuggling of Migrants Tops Agenda At Opening of Conference On Organized Crime. Australian Paediatricians Agree That Detaining Refugee Kids Is Child Abuse. Finding the Missing Piece of Refugee and Asylum Policy. Alternatives to refugee camps: Can policy become practice?. South Africa: Court Victory for Asylum Seekers. South Sudan: Famine Threatens South Sudan If Conflict Deepens - Report. Nine killed in eastern DRC attack. Perilous escape to an uncertain fate. High rate of abuse, rape by cops in Cape. Waiting for change at Lindela. Hunger strikers: 'They shot us in the head at Lindela'. Money bucks the corrupt system at Lindela.
Press Review 40: 29 September – 5 October 2014
Nauru asylum seekers sew lips shut in protest over Cambodia transfer. Basic needs unmet for UK asylum-seekers. Somalia battles al-Shabab for Galgala mountains. DRC ex-militiamen, relatives starve to death. Rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo slow to disarm. Libya aid push constrained by insecurity. Boko Haram video shows Abubakar Shekau alive. Analysis: South Sudan at a crossroads. Ebola outbreak: 'Five infected every hour' in Sierra Leone. Now hunger threat shadows Ebola in West Africa. Somali troops 'capture key port town' from al-Shabab. Court defends rights of foreigners. Prepared for permits says SA.
Press review 39: 22-28 September 2014
Official: Refugees could soon settle in Cambodia. Australian-Cambodian refugee agreement could set disturbing precedent – UN agency. Germany organizing conference on refugee crisis. Gay Asylum Seekers Forced to ‘Prove’ Their Sexuality. Ebola-hit nations may 'face collapse'. New Study Warns of Thousands More Ebola Cases in W. Africa. Chad becomes 37th African state to seek ban on homosexuality. Impoverished Zim squeezes poor. Worst case: 'Ebola could infect 1.4 million, rumble on for years, become a permanent feature, lead to new conflict'. Zimbabweans in SA can renew work permits from next week. Visa hearings: ‘cost to tourism too high’. Court: Home Affairs disregarded rights. SA to Deport Illegal Zimbas.
Press review 38: 15-21 September 2014
Briefing: Myanmar’s “Rohingya” - what’s in a name? Mapping Mediterranean migration UN global stateless forum calls for rights for 10 million ‘invisible people’. Has the great climate change migration already begun? Natural disasters displaced more people than war in 2013, study finds. Is the EU doing enough to prevent migrant deaths at sea? Malta boat sinking 'leaves 500 dead' - IOM. Bill Shorten says Australia should consider increasing refugee intake. What is it like to be a doctor in immigration detention centres? South Sudan backtracks on foreign worker policy. Cameroon border towns no safe haven for Nigerian refugees. Nigeria's police, army 'have institutionalised torture'. Ebola spirals out of control in West Africa. Hundreds of Syrian Kurds Fleeing Islamic State Gather on Turkish Border. Taming the beast. Killings spark fear in Somali community. South African move on child trafficking.
Press Review 36: 1-7 September 2014
Thousands of Refugee Children Are Suffering in Thai Detention. Australia asylum seeker 'brain dead' after infection - activists. Concern over Bangladesh move to repatriate Rohingyas to Myanmar. Ethiopia refugee camp submerged by floods. Red Cross to Kenyatta: send troops to quell clan clashes. Namibia: Call to Restrict Travellers From Ebola-Hit DRC. Landlord migrant check scheme to be rolled out in West Midlands. Calais migrants foiled as they try to storm ferry. Northern Nigeria: ruined lives. Mozambique rivals sign landmark peace deal. Sierra Leone to order anti-Ebola shutdown. US confirms al-Shabab leader Ahmed Godane killed. Brits are worst in over-stay stakes. South African stuck in Ebola-hit Liberia.
Press Review 35: 25-31 August 2014
Several thousand children deprived of schooling because of immigration status, group says. Australia sued over asylum detainees' health care. 170 bodies found week after sinking. Detention of migrants at Lindela is unlawful. UN: Children with albinism segregated in Tanzania. Experts: Torture common in E Africa, DRC. UN backs military action against DRC rebels. Israel confirms Egyptian proposal for Gaza ceasefire - official. 9 killed in clashes between rivals in Somalia. More caregivers needed. New dawn for policing.