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#Refugees

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey Controversial

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

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

From TheJournal.ie Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey Greece

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral' Refugees

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.

From TheJournal.ie Footage from this morning shows Turkish coastguard 'attacking' migrant dinghy Battle For Survival

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.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel's party faces hammering at polls over refugee policy Germany

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.

From TheJournal.ie Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp Migrant Crisis

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.

From TheJournal.ie Chaos breaks out as French police try and force refugees out of 'Jungle' camp Calais

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.

From TheJournal.ie Kurdish refugees found in back of lorry awaiting transfer to asylum centre Wexford

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.

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

After a four month, 4000km journey.

From TheJournal.ie Hugging women are challenging the Soldiers of Odin vigilante group Finland

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.

From TheJournal.ie Harassment and humiliation in Lebanon: 'If I get into a cab, the driver will try to touch me' A Safe Place

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais Welcome To The Jungle

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.

From TheJournal.ie Anne Frank's stepsister compares Donald Trump to Hitler Auschwitz Survivor

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.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers Tighter Borders

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws Migrant Crisis

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

Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..

From TheJournal.ie Banksy's new work hits out at use of teargas in 'Jungle' refugee camp Les Miserables

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

The artist’s latest mural has appeared in London.

From TheJournal.ie Denmark is to start taking refugees' possessions to pay for their stay Extreme Measures

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

International lawmakers say the plan could be illegal.

From TheJournal.ie Braving the snow in hope of a better life: 'Nothing can stop them' Migrant Crisis

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.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports Germany

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.

From TheJournal.ie Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker Cologne

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.

From The42 PSG threaten hip-hop artist M.I.A. over wearing 'Fly Pirates' jersey in music video Legal Warning This post contains videos

PSG threaten hip-hop artist M.I.A. over wearing 'Fly Pirates' jersey in music video

The Ligue 1 champions are unhappy with their brand featuring in her song Borders.

From TheJournal.ie Poll reveals fear of terrorism as Lucinda Creighton suggests refugee screening Immigration Debate

Poll reveals fear of terrorism as Lucinda Creighton suggests refugee screening

The Renua leader Lucinda Creighton was speaking following the sex attacks in Cologne on New Year’s Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President Controversial

Influx of refugees to Europe is "an organised invasion" - Czech President

Milos Zemen says that men should instead be staying to fight Isis.

From TheJournal.ie 'I never truly understood what it was like to go without, but I do now' Column

'I never truly understood what it was like to go without, but I do now'

Lorraine Courtney has just returned from Lebanon’s Syrian refugees where she saw firsthand Concern’s great work.

From TheJournal.ie UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015 Perilous Journey

UN: More than one million refugees have entered Europe in 2015

The vast majority have crossed the Mediterranean and landed in Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of Irish people would house a refugee Red C Poll

Almost half of Irish people would house a refugee

About the same proportion also feel economic migrants strengthen Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl Switzerland

Court was right to not recognise marriage of 14-year-old girl

The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.

From TheJournal.ie Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year... Migrant Crisis

Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...

The number of arrivals currently stands at four times the total for all of 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian refugee who sold pens on the streets now owns three businesses Buy Pens Campaign

Syrian refugee who sold pens on the streets now owns three businesses

A fundraising campaign raised $190,000 for Abdul Halim al-Attar and his family.

From TheJournal.ie 'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat' Women And War

'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

From TheJournal.ie US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them Mark Chelgren

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them

One local political leader called the comments “vile, hateful and downright deplorable.”

From TheJournal.ie Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees Better Shelter

Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees

It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.

From TheJournal.ie US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America US4038

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world' Opinion

'Yes, I mourn for Paris. But, I do so while weeping for the invisible victims in our global world'

‘When we see the bloodshed in Paris, we should open our borders to refugees, not close them’, writes Mairead Healy.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees Paris Attacks

Nearly half of US states want to shut their doors to Syrian refugees

Obama has criticised “shameful” calls to screen the refugees based on their religion.

This man took in 24 refugees and documented his 'disappointment' in a powerful Facebook post

Dirk Voltz and his partner Mario opened their home.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany Bamberg

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle Refugee Crisis

'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.”

From TheJournal.ie This Danish newspaper is letting refugees take charge for the day Nice One

This Danish newspaper is letting refugees take charge for the day

Today’s Dagbladet Information was entirely written by a dozen refugees.