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Wagga man's 'small gesture of solidarity' with asylum seekers

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SHIVERING in freezing conditions for five hours on Wollundry Lagoon on Saturday, Wagga man Scott Howie took a stand against perceived insensitivity over the plight of asylum seekers. 259 more words


I was allowed to board the AFM’s patrol boat when it arrived at its base carrying sixty-five rescued migrants. One of the advantages of covering arrivals in the middle of the night was that very few journalists would be present so we’d have a lot more freedom to move around than is the norm. 154 more words


Myths, Stereotypes, and Migrants

As the discussion on EU migration heats up, so does the discussion on the impact of migrants on the host nation. And most of the time, the aforementioned impact is usually portrayed in a negative light. 1,080 more words

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Thai Police personnel arrest 13 Rohingyas in Southern Thai

Chittagong, Bangladesh: A group of Thai police personnel raid at a palm plantation in southern Thailand, arrested 13 Rohingyas and exposed a ring that trafficked Burma’s ethnic minority Rohingya Muslims into the country, police official said from Bangkok yesterday.


Who am I/ Where am I / What am I doing here?

This interactive data map is probably on of my favourite sources of migration flows in the world, whether it’s for research or just to play around with (check out the interactive data map… 580 more words


'A Kind of Purgatory': African Refugees in Israel

By some estimates, 60,000 African asylum-seekers — mainly from Sudan and Eritrea — reside in Israel. For these men, women and children, the journey to the country is perilous: traversing hostile countries, often encountering bandits and facing the Egyptian and Sinai deserts before they even reach the border. 792 more words

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Asylum Seekers in a Jewish State

The unprecedented sudden influx of asylum seekers into Israel, has challenged Israel’s control of state borders and has led to a range of controversial policies as well as a fair amount of research focusing on the issues surrounding asylum seekers in Israel. 637 more words