South Africa

South Africa's stateless children: 'My mum disappeared'

In a shelter near the border, girls dream of futures that may be out of reach if they cannot secure documents.

South Africa's stateless children: 'My mum disappeared'

Brexit

UK gov't votes against measures protecting child refugees

As Brexit nears, House of Commons vote against proposed legislation to ensure children can reunite with families in UK.

UK gov't votes against measures protecting child refugees

South Africa

South Africa's stateless children: 'I thought I would be shot'

Children, often undocumented and unaccompanied, risk the dangerous crossing into South Africa in hope of a better life.

South Africa's stateless children: 'I thought I would be shot'

AJ Impact

Davos: World needs to prepare for 'millions' of climate refugees

Richer countries may become a rising source of refugees as climate change forces people to flee their countries.

Davos: World needs to prepare for 'millions' of climate refugees

Europe

UK: Peers vote to protect child refugees after Brexit

Upper chamber shoots down government's attempt to remove Lord Dubs's amendment ensuring protections for child refugees.

UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation

Refugees

'As we leave EU, we cannot abandon our compassion and humanity'

Child refugees in Greece are among those who would be affected if UK backtracks on Dubs amendment.

'As we leave EU, we cannot abandon our compassion and humanity'

Honduras

Hondurans march towards Mexico seeking a better future

As living standards in Honduras deteriorate, more and more people are leaving the country in search of a better life.

Hondurans march towards Mexico seeking a better future

Donald Trump

US judge blocks Trump executive order on refugee resettlement

The president's order said states, cities and towns must provide written consent to have refugees resettled there.

US judge blocks Trump executive order on refugee resettlement

Migrants

Nearly 1,000 migrants 'returned to Libya' this year

Libyan coastguards intercepted the refugees and migrants and took them to detention centres, says the UN.

Nearly 1,000 migrants 'returned to Libya' this year

Humanitarian crises

'I'll die with no regrets': Risking their lives in Mediterranean

Violence and extortion in Libya forces refugees and migrants to risk the arduous sea journey to Europe.

'I'll die with no regrets': Risking their lives in Mediterranean

Greece

At least 12 people die as boat sinks off Greek island

Authorities say boat full of asylum seekers took on water near Paxi during an apparent attempt to reach Italy.

At least 12 people die as boat sinks off Greek island of Paxi

Refugees

Texas governor to reject new refugees, first under Trump order

Three national resettlement agencies have sued the Trump administration in an effort to block the order.

Texas governor to reject new refugees, first under Trump order

Asia Pacific

Refugee diaries: 10 years in immigration detention in Australia

A man abandoned as a child in Western Sahara, a protester who fears the death penalty in Iran are among those detained.

Refugee diaries: 10 years in immigration detention in Australia

Niger

'Tragic and absurd': Sudanese refugees detained in Niger

Weeks-long UNHCR sit-in ends in forceful dispersal as more than 300 Sudanese asylum seekers arrested.

'Tragic and absurd': Sudanese refugees detained in Niger

Uganda

No time to play: Childhood in Uganda's biggest refugee settlement

Thousands of unaccompanied child refugees, mostly fleeing war in South Sudan, face risks and challenges in Uganda.

No time to play: Childhood in Uganda's biggest refugee settlement