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#Refugees

# refugees - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"We've avoided a tragedy here" - people of New Ross just relieved that discovered migrants are alive

Five people, including a three-year-old girl, were found in a container transported to Rosslare from France at the weekend.

# refugees - Monday 3 October, 2016

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum

While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.

# refugees - Sunday 25 September, 2016

"Ireland seems to be far down the list of desired destinations for these refugees"

Will our children judge us for not doing enough for migrants the way we now wonder about Ireland’s response to the migrant crisis after World War II, asks Barry Ward.

# refugees - Sunday 18 September, 2016

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport

Life gets strange (and boring) when you’re living in an abandoned airport with no prospect of leaving.

# refugees - Friday 16 September, 2016

Ireland the most welcoming country for Syrian refugees, according to major European study

IRC chief executive David Miliband says the study shows the vast majority of Europeans have “not lost their hearts”.

# refugees - Friday 9 September, 2016

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU

They did not give details of how much each card would be worth.

# refugees - Sunday 4 September, 2016

"When you go down the streets, everyone smiles at you": Syrian refugee families settle in the US

10,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in the country.

# refugees - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say

However, many believe that spending more on defence is not the answer.

# refugees - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'We are dead souls in living bodies': Australia accused of deliberately ignoring abuse of refugees

Asylum-seekers and refugees suffer “severe abuse, inhumane treatment, and neglect,” according to the report.

# refugees - Sunday 31 July, 2016

This Irish man is trying to help refugees overcome a major information problem

And through the use of an old tech.

# refugees - Monday 18 July, 2016

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

# refugees - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland

Some 273 asylum seekers have already arrived here from Lebanon.

# refugees - Friday 17 June, 2016

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

# refugees - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean LE Roisin This post contains images

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

# refugees - Friday 29 April, 2016

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'

The man set himself alight on in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies.

# refugees - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

# refugees - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

UN refugee agency fears 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean

The UNHCR released a statement today after interviewing survivors.

# refugees - Monday 18 April, 2016

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

# refugees - Friday 15 April, 2016

Words of thanks from a Syrian: Irish schoolchildren showed me kindness and hope

Alia Alsoud left Syria in 2011 at start of the civil war. She visited Ireland recently to meet children and teenagers concerned about the refugee crisis.

# refugees - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Bono urges US lawmakers to view foreign aid as national security

The U2 frontman said he understands the financial stress countries are under as they debate how much aid to give.

# refugees - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# refugees - Friday 8 April, 2016

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

# refugees - Friday 18 March, 2016

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.

Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy

There were 20 men, 15 children and five women on the boat that was attacked.

# refugees - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy

The right-wing populist Alternative for Germany is prepared to scoop up the protest vote.

# refugees - Friday 4 March, 2016

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp

Police moved into the camp again yesterday to demolish the make-shift homes the migrants have been living in.

# refugees - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp

A number of people have been evicted from the southern section of the camp in France over the past two days.

# refugees - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Kurdish refugees found in back of lorry awaiting transfer to asylum centre

They were discovered at the back of a truck that had travelled to Ireland from France.

# refugees - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This refugee cat who got lost while fleeing Iraq has been reunited with his family Kunkush

This refugee cat who got lost while fleeing Iraq has been reunited with his family

After a four month, 4000km journey.

# refugees - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group

The Sisters of Kyllikki said they are intent on showing that the country is a tolerant, safe place.

# refugees - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Harassment and humiliation in Lebanon: 'If I get into a cab, the driver will try to touch me'

Female refugees living in the country have spoken of sexual harassment and attempts by men to exploit them.

# refugees - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# refugees - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Anne Frank's stepsister compares Donald Trump to Hitler

Eva Schloss also likened the experience of Jewish people in WWII to that of Syrian refugees today.

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

# refugees - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws

Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..

# refugees - Monday 25 January, 2016

Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.

# refugees - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Denmark is to start taking refugees' possessions to pay for their stay

International lawmakers say the plan could be illegal.

# refugees - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them'

The harsh winter weather has made migrants’ journey through Europe even harder.

# refugees - Friday 15 January, 2016

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

# refugees - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.