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#world refugee day

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

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

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

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'

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'

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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