In the Commons Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary and front-runner in the Labour leadership contest, made his first intervention in Brexit related questions, stating that the government’s decision to remove the child refugee protections from the EU (withdrawal agreement) bill was a “disgraceful decision”.
The UN has hailed a "decisive shift" in the approach to helping surging numbers of displaced people, after a summit ended with billions in donations and concrete promises to simplify refugee integration.
Police in France have been forcing some 1,000 refugees to leave a gymnasium in the vicinity of the northern port of Dunkirk following a court ruling that declared the makeshift camp a health and security hazard.
Almost a quarter of British children do not know the meaning of the word “refugee”, according to a new survey, amid mounting evidence of a growth in negative sentiments and skepticism toward those seeking asylum in the UK.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the United States needs Rukban refugee camp in southern Syria and near the border with Jordan, where thousands of internally displaced people are stranded, in order to justify its illegitimate military presence in the crisis-hit Arab country.
The United Nations says at least 84 people, two-thirds of them young children, have lost their lives since December while fleeing the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group's last enclave in the eastern Syrian province of Dayr al-Zawr to Hol refugee camp in the neighboring province of Hasakah.
The Thai foreign minister has suggested resolving the case of jailed Bahraini footballer with refugee status in Australia by sending him to a third country or his requested country of asylum instead of extraditing him to Bahrain, where he has to serve a 10-year sentence related to the uprising of 2011 against the ruling Al Khalifah regime.