Religion

Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report

Pew findings reveal largest increase in social hostilities towards religion in more than 10 years occurred in Europe.

Religious restrictions on the rise globally: report

AJ IMPACT

Meet a Syrian refugee couple winning hearts with cheese

Razan's family fled Syria's war in 2012 and sought asylum in the UK. Now, based in northern England, the couple run a cheese production company.

Meet a Syrian refugee couple winning hearts with cheese

United Nations

UN agencies call for resumption of EU naval rescue operations

UN refugee agency and International Organization for Migration demand restart of rescues and a halt to returns to Libya.

UN agencies call for resumption of EU naval rescue operations

Opinion

The spectre of a Syrian Srebrenica

The dehumanisation campaign Syrians are facing is strikingly similar to the one that led to the genocide of Bosnians.

Refik Hodzic

by Refik Hodzic

Refik Hodzic

People & Power

Hungary: Europe's Bad Boy

We investigate why Hungary, under its authoritarian leader Viktor Orban, has repeatedly clashed with the European Union.

Humanitarian crises

Why are migrants being killed in Libya?

The Stream discusses an attack on a detention centre for migrants, the battle for Tripoli, and how to end the country’s war.

Why are migrants being killed in Libya?

Humanitarian crises

Why are aid workers arrested for helping refugees?

Scores of humanitarians have faced prosecution as climate for people seeking asylum worsens across Europe.

Why are aid workers arrested for helping refugees?

Libya

Survivors of deadly air attack in Libya demand evacuation

Hundreds of migrants have been sleeping outside the Tajoura detention centre for fear of another attack.

Survivors of deadly air attack in Libya demand evacuation

Tunisia

Tunisia recovers 12 bodies after dozens of migrants drown in sea

The African migrants are among about 80 people who went missing after their boat to Europe capsized off Tunisia coast.

Tunisia recovers 12 bodies after dozens of migrants drown in sea

Migrants

Italy: Migrant rescue vessel defies Salvini, docks at Lampedusa

Mediterranea's ship follows in steps of German charity Sea-Watch which docked in Italy last week without authorisation.

Italy: Migrant rescue vessel defies Salvini, docks at Lampedusa

Middle East

HRW condemns Lebanon's 'pressure' on Syrians to leave

Thousands of Syrian refugees have been affected by Lebanon's housing demolition order.

Destruction of Syrian refugees' shelters in Lebanon condemned

Libya

'Europe cannot pretend Libya is a place of safety'

Calls to shut migrant detention centres in Libya gather pace after deadly air raid in Tripoli facility.

'European governments cannot pretend Libya is a place of safety'

Libya

UN reports Libyan guards shot at migrants fleeing air raids

Security opened fire on migrants trying to flee bomb-hit Tajoura detention centre, allegations denied by guards.

UN reports Libyan guards shot at migrants fleeing air raids

Libya

Libya attack revives calls for closing migrant detention centres

Rights groups have called for the evacuation of detention centres where they say migrants face inhumane conditions.

Libya attack revives calls for closing migrant detention centres

Libya

Libya migrants recount horrors of Tajoura detention centre attack

Shock and sadness overcomes migrants held across Libya after air raid hits detention centre in Tripoli.

Libya migrants recount horrors of Tajoura detention centre attack