Latin America

War, amputation, refuge: A Salvadoran migrant's story

Jose de Eugenio Lopez has fled his El Salvador home three times. Last month, he received protection in Mexico.

War, amputation, refuge: A Salvadoran migrant's story

Australia

Australia to send asylum seekers to remote island for treatment

Those in migrant detention camps in Pacific states will be transferred to a facility on Christmas Island for treatment.

Australia to send asylum seekers to remote island for treatment

Africa

Mali refugees arrest: Fears in Burkina Faso

Refugees from Mali explain why they no longer feel safe in the place where they have taken shelter.

Niger

From aiding undocumented migration to selling peanuts

Thousands in Niger were employed as middlemen until the government, aided by the EU, targeted undocumented migration.

After crackdown, what do people employed in migration market do?

Refugees

'Open prison': The growing despair of refugees stuck in Indonesia

Few options remain for people in shelters - too afraid to go home and with little hope of resettlement.

'Open prison': The growing despair of refugees stuck in Indonesia

Media

'My mission is to ensure nobody can say: I didn't know'

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, who worked at Reuters for over 30 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

Award-winning photographer Yannis Behrakis dies aged 58

Refugees

Sri Lankans risk it all to seek asylum on tiny island near Africa

Sri Lankans are paying smugglers up to $3,000 to reach Reunion, a paradisiacal French island of fewer than one million.

Sri Lankans risk it all to seek asylum on tiny island near Africa

Africa

Refugees in Libya 'tortured' for breaking out of detention centre

Nearly 150 detainees broke out of their cell in Tripoli's Triq al Sikka earlier this week to protest against abuse.

Refugees in Libya 'tortured' for breaking out of detention centre

Bangladesh

Bangladesh tells UN it cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Foreign minister accuses Myanmar of 'hollow promises' over 700,000 Rohingya living in refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh tells UN it cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Australia

Refugees, including children, leave Nauru for the US

The departures mean no more children left on the remote island where Australia sent asylum seekers who arrived by boat.

Refugees, including children, leave Nauru for the US

Hungary

Hungary 'starving' Iraqi migrants detained at border

The Iraqis' asylum claims were rejected by Hungary and they were denied food while being held in the transit zone.

Hungary 'starving' Iraqi migrants detained at border

Canada

Seven Syrian refugee children die in house fire in Canada

Children's father remains in hospital in critical condition along with their 40-year-old mother.

Seven Syrian refugee children die in house fire in Canada

Human Rights

Abuse, 'survival sex' a stark reality for child migrants: Report

Growing number of unaccompanied migrant children are exploited in transit and country of destination, IFRC report says.

Abuse, 'survival sex' a stark reality for child migrants: Report

Poland

In Poland, the homeless and Chechen refugees form unlikely bond

Thanks to a Warsaw-based activist, friendship grows between marginalised communities without permanent homes.

In Poland, the homeless and Chechen refugees form unlikely bond

Opinion

Australia's offshore refugee policy has failed

Such policies may seem like a quick win with some domestic constituencies, but they are not wins in the long run.

Anna Neistat

by Anna Neistat

Anna Neistat