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#Refugees

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.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back Backtracking

Donald Trump: I'll send all Syrian refugees back

The US presidential candidate said many of the refugees could be members of Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated Cork To Calais This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters Dismaland Calais

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.

From TheJournal.ie Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis Profit

Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis

Taxi drivers at Nickelsdorf don’t feel guilty that they are making money, saying, “They have money, these people are not poor.”

From TheJournal.ie From despair to euphoria and back: Life for a Syrian refugee family in Germany Refugee Crisis

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.

From TheJournal.ie Imagine living in a 20’ x 10’ room, your belongings are in one cupboard and you don't know if you'll be there a year or a decade Opinion

Imagine living in a 20’ x 10’ room, your belongings are in one cupboard and you don't know if you'll be there a year or a decade

The sight of little Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body shamed us all into reluctant action by accepting 4,000 people into Ireland, but now we’re going to put traumatised people into a seriously flawed system, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

From TheJournal.ie This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees Milo's Appeal

This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees

Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Overcoming opposition, EU approves plan to relocate 120,000 migrants Refugees

Overcoming opposition, EU approves plan to relocate 120,000 migrants

Ban Ki-Moon appealed to leaders across the 28-nation bloc, urging them to “show leadership and compassion”.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers Refugee Crisis

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees Refugees

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees

The website operates pretty much like Airbnb. People, called “heroes”, offer up spare rooms in their homes for refugees to temporarily stay in.

From TheJournal.ie US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017 Refugee Crisis

US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017

Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown Refugees

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.

From TheJournal.ie These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours Galway

These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours

There’s just one very small portable toilet.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland grants man refugee status but rejects his wife and daughter Courts

Ireland grants man refugee status but rejects his wife and daughter

The case will have to be revisited by the Refugee Appeals Tribunal following a court order.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month Major Meeting

Migrant crisis talks: No agreement on quotas until next month

Ministers have been holding emergency talks in Brussels today.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo publishes controversial cartoon of drowned Syrian toddler Freedom Of Speech

Charlie Hebdo publishes controversial cartoon of drowned Syrian toddler

Some people claim the images mock Aylan Kurdi.

From TheJournal.ie Germany to start border controls in response to refugee crisis Tighter Controls

Germany to start border controls in response to refugee crisis

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

From TheJournal.ie Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to' Migration Crisis

Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to'

“That doesn’t exist anywhere in the world.”

From TheJournal.ie A Syrian living in Ireland thinks taking in 4,000 refugees is too little, too late Four Years On

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.

From TheJournal.ie '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.

From TheJournal.ie Punk song about a 'Nazi a**hole' tops German charts amid support for refugees Cry For Love

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

Even a choir of pensioners has performed a cover version.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are people sharing the same sky': Hundreds rally in Dublin to support refugees Refugee Crisis

'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.

From TheJournal.ie This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir Refugee Crisis

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees A Thousand Welcomes

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Karen Buckley’s killer, the garda shooting of a republican and Isis wanting to blow up Newgrange.

From TheJournal.ie It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking Not Finalised

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're sleepwalking into a nightmare': People are loving this man's anti-emigration rant Close The Borders

'We're sleepwalking into a nightmare': People are loving this man's anti-emigration rant

“You can’t walk down a street in Jamaica or Hong Kong or India without hearing someone speaking English”.

From TheJournal.ie More than half the population wants Ireland to take in 5,000 refugees Claire Byrne Live

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Welcoming refugees, a suspicious fire in Offaly and a British drone strike in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian refugees coming to Ireland won't have to go through Direct Provision Refugee Crisis

Syrian refugees coming to Ireland won't have to go through Direct Provision

“5,000 people” is the latest number from ministers. The UK has announced it will take in 20,000 refugees.

From TheJournal.ie Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants' Humanitarian Crisis

Bono: 'These people are refugees, not migrants'

The U2 frontman said people are not fleeing because “they want to live in Italy or Ireland”.

From TheJournal.ie "My toes hurt, a lot of blood, we walked too much" - Pain along the long trek to Europe Refugee Crisis

"My toes hurt, a lot of blood, we walked too much" - Pain along the long trek to Europe

Migrants and refugees have begun arriving at the Austrian border from Hungary.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world Cé Mhéad Fáilte

Asylum and refugees: How Ireland compares to the rest of the world

A new analysis of official figures, by TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie 'We cry about the Magdalene laundries but throw refugees into rat infested holiday camps' Opinion

'We cry about the Magdalene laundries but throw refugees into rat infested holiday camps'

‘Ireland loves nothing more than to toot its own horn as a saintly global peacemaker.’

From TheJournal.ie Bono has a message about the refugee crisis In The Name Of Love This post contains videos

Bono has a message about the refugee crisis

U2 kicked off their European tour last night and Bono got political.