Press Reviews & Releases

December Press Review

Dec 07, 2023
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International  Across the globe, compassion for migrants has given way to cruel, performative politics The Guardian, 12 Nov 2023 The article argues that leaders in various countries, including Britain, Italy, Tunisia, and Pakistan, are using tough immigration policies as a distraction from domestic failures. The focus on performative policymaking, such as deportation schemes and detention centers, is criticized for being more about projecting an image of toughness than addressing the actual complexities of immigration. The author highlights the contradiction between...

November Press Review

Nov 02, 2023
Categories: news

International There are no better experts on refugees than refugees: Nhial Deng on why politicians need to listen The Guardian, 9 October 2023 That day was the start of an incredible journey for Deng, which culminated in him receiving a prestigious prize during the United Nations general assembly last month that recognised his work over the past 14 years in helping other refugees. Deng was born in Ethiopia, where his...

October Press Review

Oct 05, 2023
Categories: news

Image by Elias from Pixaby   South Sudan: Refugees fleeing the war in Sudan at risk of hunger - WFP (1).png

September Press Review

Sep 07, 2023
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International Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need urgent support as crises multiply: UNHCR UN News, 22 August 2023 UNHCR is calling for access to education and vocational training for refugees. This will not only equip them for their eventual return to Myanmar, but also ensure their dignity, safety, and productivity while in Bangladesh.  While the UN remains ready to support a sustainable return of refugees, it is crucial that UNHCR and partners are provided unimpeded access to Rakhine State...

August 2023 Press Review

Aug 01, 2023
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Photo by Ashni on Unspash International UN agency slashes cash aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan, raising the alarm on its funding crunch AP News, 18 July 2023 The United Nations food agency said Tuesday it will reduce monthly cash aid for 120,000 Syrian refugees living in two camps in Jordan because of what it described as an “unprecedented funding crisis.” Jordan is a country of 11 million people and hosts some 1.3 million refugees from Syria. Most of them...

July 2023 Press Review

Jul 06, 2023
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Photo by Amr Serag on Unsplash International  Greece migrant tragedy: coastguard rope capsized boat, survivor accounts say Reuters, 30 June 2023 Survivors of a boat disaster that likely killed hundreds of migrants near Greece have given accounts of traffickers in North Africa cramming them into a clapped-out fishing trawler. They recounted hellish conditions above and below deck, with no food or water. When the ship sank it was carrying between 400 and 750 migrants... coffee.jpg