'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..
A new Harvard University report says unaccompanied child refugees in Greece are being forced to sell sex in efforts to try to pay human traffickers to take them further along their journey across Europe. The report comes as refugees continue to risk their lives to reach Europe’s shores. The International Organization for Migration says 9,000 refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean this weekend alone. Leonard Doyle: "Almost 9,000 migrants have been rescued over the weekend by individ...
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More than 60,000 refugees are stranded in Greece in conditions the Human Rights Watch has described as deplorable and volatile. KSL News recently visited a camp and found a Latter-day Saint woman making a huge difference.
This photo of a Syrian refugee kissing his daughter in the rain is heartbreaking
Syrian refugee kissing his daughter as he makes his way towards the Macedonian border in the rain. This situation is beyond heartbreaking. How anyone could fire teargas (and worse) at these desperate souls is beyond comprehension. When did compassion leave us?
When Macedonia closed its border to migrants last month, after declaring a state of emergency, thousands spent a night in no-man's-land. The following morning they tried to push through police lines, leading officers to fire stun grenades into the crowd. AP photographer Darko Vojinovic captured this young father's despair. In the previous three weeks 39,000 migrants had been registered as they passed through the country en route for Serbia, and then Hungary - a member of the European Union.