#refugees

  • Article: UN Condemns Australia's Separation of Sri Lankan Refugee Family
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    UN Condemns Australia's Separation of Sri Lankan Refugee Family

    By Madeleine Keck|July 19, 2018

    This is the latest case of inhumane treatment toward asylum seekers by the Australian government. Read more

  • Article: Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis
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    Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2018

    The RCMP intercepted 20,593 asylum seekers in 2017 — in comparison to 2,464 in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Toronto Mayor Says the City's Shelters Can't Handle Surge of Asylum Seekers
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    Toronto Mayor Says the City's Shelters Can't Handle Surge of Asylum Seekers

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2018

    There were only 459 refugees and asylum seekers staying in shelters in all of 2016. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Calls Trump's Migrant Family Separation Policy 'Immoral'
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    Pope Francis Calls Trump's Migrant Family Separation Policy 'Immoral'

    June 20, 2018

    Separating families is “contrary to Catholic values.” Read more

  • Article: More Than Half the World's Refugees Are Children
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    More Than Half the World's Refugees Are Children

    June 19, 2018

    More people fled war or persecution in 2017 than ever before. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Visits Syrian Refugees in Iraq: 'People Here Have Lost Everything'
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    Angelina Jolie Visits Syrian Refugees in Iraq: 'People Here Have Lost Everything'

    June 18, 2018

    "This is the worst devastation I have seen in all my years working with UNHCR." Read more

  • Article: Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides
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    Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides

    March 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I regret that I got married. Girls my age are now studying. I am totally destroyed." Read more

  • Article: Refugee Children in Canada Could Be at Risk for Mental Health Issues, Experts Say
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    Refugee Children in Canada Could Be at Risk for Mental Health Issues, Experts Say

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 16, 2018

    Changing schools is hard enough for a kid. Read more