Latest in Tag: Refugee Highlight
Latest in Tag: Refugee
The focus will be on narrative, documentary and even animation film, and how all three have provided an unlikely space to spotlight the ongoing plight of refugees across the world.
The recent events in Afghanistan have triggered the refugee crisis once again, more ferocious than ever. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 3.5 million people are currently displaced from Afghanistan due to the deteriorating security situation in the country. This staggering number raises the fear of countries neighbouring Afghanistan, especially …
In the Stalingrad neighbourhood, not very far from the Arc de Triomphe, hundreds of refugees camp to sleep in the street, waiting in front of the government building where they need to apply for papers.
For first time ever, number of displaced people reached 70.8 million end 2018, according to UNHCR
Horrific sanitary conditions, lack of food, and police beatings: just some of the conditions migrants in Greek camps are subjected to, according to a new report. The situation for children is particularly precarious.The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) raised concerns Tuesday over the "inhuman and degrading" conditions in Greece's refugee …
UN official strongly backed Egypt’s demand for more funds to continue refugee support
Mediterranean countries are all in the same boat: they don’t want ships carrying rescued refugees to dock at their ports. That approach poses a big problem for aid organizations. DW’s Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.Repeated cases of refugee rescue boats being turned away from European ports have sparked anger among aid workers and religious authorities. …
Some of the films can be considered explicit messages to world leaders in hope of reconsidering policies related to refugees
Civil rights groups have branded the executive order as inhumane, but discriminating based on religion may not be outlawed.
It is possible to find better solutions if all European countries dealt with this issue together, says Elona Müller-Preinesberger
Refugees have high expectations of their new country, we let them do as they will even if it goes against the nature of German society, so as to not be accused of racism, says Mitra Robeer
Everything about the life of an asylum seeker has two sides. The dreams that refugees may have of a Promised Land can shape their destiny, making them indignant or satisfied. If they are looking for safety and the right to a better life, then they would be grateful towards Germany, its renowned bureaucracy and the …
The UN high commissioner for refugees is meeting with high-level Egyptian officials during his visit to Cairo
It is clear for those visiting Germany, reading about it, or working in or with it over recent years, that the refugee issue is no longer an internal matter only related to experts or whoever is interested. The issue seems to be an obsession, illness, or symptom of an incurable illness that will sweep all …
Egypt is becoming a key transit country for refugees wanting to travel across the Mediterranean. Even more Egyptians seem to be leaving their country. Now the EU is planning a refugee agreement with Cairo
Changing political landscape may make Egypt the preferred partner in the refugee crisis
Children make up nearly half of refugees worldwide. DW’s Kathleen Schuster spoke with the UNHCR’s Babar Baloch about the perils that children face as refugees.
Many open-air museums in Germany reconstruct daily life as it was in olden days. But in Kommern, it is not just about the maintenance of centuries old monuments but about highlighting more recent architecture as well.
Almost two thirds of participants in an international survey agreed with a statement saying that some of the refugees entering their countries were disguised terrorists. Opinions on border policies are more divided.
We wanted to show the world that Egypt is not the violent, war-ridden place the media makes it out to be, says member of MUN delegation
Slovakia takes over the EU presidency on July 1. The problem? Eastern Europe doesn’t want any more refugees, but an EU-wide solution to the crisis is not in sight. And a Brexit won’t make life any easier either.
The recent refugee crisis in the Arab world and Europe has taken the spotlight off Sub-Saharan Africa. But a new report by UNHCR reveals that the situation in Africa in 2015 was also grim. Here is a graphical overview.
Fewer migrants are arriving in Greece – the EU’s deal with Turkey appears to be working. But for how long? The EU continues to demand visas for Turks entering the bloc, much to Ankara’s displeasure.
The refugee camp in Idomeni is to be cleared – but is alternative accommodation in Greece really ready yet? Panagiotis Kouparanis reports from Hersos, where authorities are setting up a new camp.
Ahead of the EU-Turkey summit, Angela Merkel continues to aim for a pan-European solution to the refugee crisis. Some eastern EU states reject the agreement. They do not want to accept any refugees at all.
The Greek government has delivered at the last minute. Just ahead of the EU Summit in Brussels, the government has unveiled all its new reception centers conceived to stem the refugee flow.
For our Europe correspondent Bernd Riegert, 2015 was the year of the “super crisis.” As he reports, he was shaken by visits to refugee camps, a lack of solidarity among EU members and poor crisis management.
Despite much-hyped EU summits and agreements, Greece has yet to see much substantive practical support in dealing with the refugee crisis, as Pavlos Zafiropoulos writes from Athens.
Combining artificial intelligence and language acquisition skills, robots will soon teach refugee children the German language. Scientists are focusing on children to develop the technology’s effectiveness.
More coordinated European response is beginning to take shape, says joint IOM-UNHCR statement