Witness

Lifeboat: On the Front Lines of the Refugee Crisis

Inside a rescue mission off the coast of Libya where volunteers pick up refugees fleeing Africa and the Middle East.

Inside Story

Who should be tackling Bosnia's migrant crisis?

Bosnia says it is struggling to cope with influx of people fleeing war and poverty and taking Balkan route to Europe.

Refugees

Newly-freed Behrouz Boochani slams Australian refugee policies

Kurdish-Iranian journalist tells Al Jazeera that housing refugees in offshore detention facilities is 'barbaric'.

Newly-freed Behrouz Boochani slams Australian refugee policies

Refugees

Behrouz Boochani leaves Manus Island after six years, lands in NZ

The Kurdish Iranian writer, held in PNG since 2013, says he may seek asylum in New Zealand or the US.

Behrouz Boochani leaves Manus Island after six years, lands in NZ

Europe

New law in Greece against asylum-seeking criticised

New law will make it more difficult to claim asylum. Rights groups say law falls short of European standards.

Europe

Italy: Rescue ship with 104 people can dock after 11 days at sea

Government gives permission to Ocean Viking to disembark stranded passengers it picked off Libya's coast on October 18.

Italy: Rescue ship with 104 people can dock after 11 days at sea

Human Rights

Migrants onboard rescue ship stuck at sea for 11 days

Charities running search-and-rescue operations in central Mediterranean say no response from Malta or Italy yet.

Migrants stuck at sea aboard rescue ship Ocean Viking for 11 days

Turkey

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Turkish government denies claims as 'untrue and imaginary', adding that it sticks to its policy of 'non-refoulement'.

Rights groups: Turkey forcibly deported Syrian refugees

Witness

Brazil's Cinema Morocco: From the Streets to the Movie Screen

A community of refugees and homeless people occupying an abandoned cinema take to the screen and reenact film classics.

Europe

39 people found dead in Essex lorry were all Chinese: UK police

Essex Police are still questioning a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland who was arrested on suspicion of murder.

39 people found dead in Essex lorry were all Chinese: UK police

Europe

UK truck deaths shine spotlight on human trafficking

The discovery of 39 bodies near London has raised concerns over the risks that smugglers force upon desperate people.

UK truck deaths shine spotlight on human trafficking

Opinion

The invisible violence of Europe's refugee camps

Refugees in Greece's Moria camp describe a 'psychological war' of lost hope, suicidal feelings and PTSD.

Marianna Karakoulaki

by Marianna Karakoulaki

Marianna Karakoulaki

Australia

Tamil family remain in detention as Australia mulls UN request

Nadesalingam and Priya were detained with their Australia-born daughters in March 2018 and are now on Christmas Island.

Tamil family remain in detention as Australia mulls UN request

Turkey

Child dies, baby missing, as refugee boat sinks off Turkey coast

Turkish coastguard rescues 33 of 35 people on board after boat sinks off Ayvalik district in western Balikesir province.

Child dies, baby missing, as refugee boat sinks off Turkey coast

Rohingya

Myanmar jails 21 Rohingya, detains children, for trying to travel

Rights groups say group is being punished for trying to escape dismal camps amid severe restrictions on everyday life.

Myanmar jails 21 Rohingya, detains children, for trying to travel