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# refugee-crisis - Friday 20 November, 2015

White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs

He called for “screening mechanisms that allow us to determine who the mad dogs are”.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 19 November, 2015

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America

“We might as well take down the Statue of Liberty,” said one disgusted Democrat.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey

It comes as politicians from sixty nations, including Ireland, gather for a summit in Malta.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 29 October, 2015

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'

Looking at the current crisis, I see myself and my parents at the time when we struggled, writes Thamil Ananthavinayagan.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany

It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 12 October, 2015

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours

The total is higher than recent days.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel

Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 3 October, 2015

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her

All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 28 September, 2015

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Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated

People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From despair to euphoria and back: Life for a Syrian refugee family in Germany

They have landed in Heidenau – one of Germany’s most depressed, racism-infested towns.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 24 September, 2015

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'

North Korea, by contrast, is a “cradle of happy life”.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The42 Former Man United star Eric Cantona promises to house and feed refugees The King

# refugee-crisis - Monday 21 September, 2015

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers

The Hungarian army will be able to participate in border control and use non-lethal force under the new legislation.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown

There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 18 September, 2015

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There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican

They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report

The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.

Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines

The country experienced an influx of people after Hungary introduced tougher measures earlier this week.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 17 September, 2015

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants

Tensions had been building for several hours after refugees were left at the fence without food, water or information.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Migrant crisis latest: ANOTHER emergency summit has been hastily arranged

It comes as Hungary effectively closes its border with Serbia – trapping several hundred people on the Serbian side.

Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas

Up to 600 refugees are expected.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 14 September, 2015

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees

Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar

It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.

Germany to start border controls in response to refugee crisis

Austria’s state-owned rail operator is stopping all trains into the country.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 13 September, 2015

A Syrian living in Ireland thinks taking in 4,000 refugees is too little, too late

Ghandi Mallak thinks Irish citizenship is “an honour not an entitlement”. He is upset it has taken European politicians so long to help Syrian people.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 12 September, 2015

'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?' Syria This post contains videos

'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'

Irish citizen Ghandi Mallak says no Syrian wants to flee their county, they are forced to – and anyone in their position would probably do the same.

Punk song about a 'Nazi a**hole' tops German charts amid support for refugees

Even a choir of pensioners has performed a cover version.

'We are people sharing the same sky': Hundreds rally in Dublin to support refugees

Thousands of people around the world attended rallies to urge governments to do more.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 11 September, 2015

This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir

Journalist Alex Crawford joined a group of people making the journey from Syria to Greece.

What will happen when the bed-pledgers are contacted to make good on their promise?

‘Is pledging a bed a true sign of solidarity or just an empty promise to ease first-world guilt?’ asks Brian O’Flynn.

Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen' Hungary This post contains videos

Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'

Women and children were caught in the chaotic scrum.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees?

Details were announced this morning.

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees

A special cabinet meeting was held this morning to discuss Ireland’s response to the crisis.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Hungarian journalist fired after 'kicking migrants'

The camerawoman was seen tripping up a man with a child in his arms.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking

A special cabinet meeting will take place this week to discuss Ireland’s response to the migration crisis.

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'

And the Rock of Cashel too.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 7 September, 2015

More than half the population wants Ireland to take in 5,000 refugees

The Claire Byrne Live poll has thrown up some interesting results.