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# world-refugee-day - Thursday 18 June, 2020

DCU announces multiple new scholarships for asylum seekers and refugees
# Education For All
# Education For All

DCU announces multiple new scholarships for asylum seekers and refugees

Jun 18th 2020, 6:32 PM 18,390 Views 101 Comments

A recent study by DCU proved that access programmes help improve participation by refugees in higher education.

# world-refugee-day - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey
# Left With Nothing
# Left With Nothing

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Jun 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,116 Views 20 Comments

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

# world-refugee-day - Monday 20 June, 2016

One out of every 113 people on the planet is displaced or a refugee
# Record Figures
# Record Figures

One out of every 113 people on the planet is displaced or a refugee

Jun 20th 2016, 7:53 AM 5,927 Views 42 Comments

It’s World Refugee Day today. This is the first time the threshold of 60 million has been crossed.

# world-refugee-day - Saturday 20 June, 2015

'I was aware that I could have easily died at sea. But I had to leave, I had no choice'
# World Refugee Day
# World Refugee Day

'I was aware that I could have easily died at sea. But I had to leave, I had no choice'

Jun 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 46 Views 49 Comments

More than 1,800 people have died this year crossing the Mediteranean Sea. Here, people who have survived explain what drove them to such desperate measures.

# world-refugee-day - Friday 20 June, 2014

Ireland treats children seeking asylum as 'second class citizens'
# Scandal
# Scandal

Ireland treats children seeking asylum as 'second class citizens'

Jun 20th 2014, 8:40 PM 10,327 Views 151 Comments

The Special Rapporteur on Child Protection today made comparisons between asylum centres and mother and baby homes and asked why we’re not right outraged now, when it’s happening.

For the first time since WWII, more than 50 million people have been forced to leave their homes
# World Refugee Day
# World Refugee Day

For the first time since WWII, more than 50 million people have been forced to leave their homes

Jun 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,305 Views 30 Comments

See the life of two 12-year-old children in a refugee camp in Ethiopia.

# world-refugee-day - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Ireland pledges another €1.65 million to help refugee crisis in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Ireland pledges another €1.65 million to help refugee crisis in Syria

Jun 20th 2013, 7:58 AM 3,105 Views 78 Comments

Ireland has now given over €10 million to the crisis in Syria.

Is the European Union funding the torture of refugees in Libya?
# Post-Gaddafi
# Post-Gaddafi

Is the European Union funding the torture of refugees in Libya?

Jun 20th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,379 Views 19 Comments

Amnesty International says European funding to secure Libyan borders is resulting in ‘holding centres’ where abuses occur.

# world-refugee-day - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Interviews: ‘I love the food’ – first-hand stories from asylum seekers in Ireland
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interviews: ‘I love the food’ – first-hand stories from asylum seekers in Ireland

Jun 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,637 Views 107 Comments

What’s it really like being an asylum seeker? People living in State-funded accommodation describe their experiences.