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The pressure building on refugees stuck on Greek islands was bound to show eventually, reports Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

Twelve Syrian refugees, mainly from the Kurdish community, have launched a hunger strike in a Greek island migrant camp where they say they have been neglected and ignored for months.

Desperate conditions in Greece's migration jails, despite reform promises

Katja Lihtenvalner

Desperate conditions in Greece's migration jails, despite reform promises

Investigation: Denial of medical treatment has led to deaths and miscarriages as those desperately seeking refuge from war are locked up in makeshift prisons, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.

Refugees in Europe battle to survive deadly winter

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Refugees in Europe battle to survive deadly winter

Snow storms and sub-zero temperatures have left at least six refugees dead as aid agencies make an urgent plea to help thousands of people ...

Refugee foil blankets used to create 'new EU flag'

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Refugee foil blankets used to create 'new EU flag'

A 'new EU flag' has been created by art students from metallic foil blankets used by refugees in the Greek island of Lesvos.

Karim Traboulsi

Isn't it funny? Beirut's clown activists tackle serious issues

A group of Lebanese performers are using farce to highlight the country's chronic crises - but also to cheer up vulnerable people affected by conflict and poverty.

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China's Ai Weiwei pulls works from Denmark

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said he would withdraw from two exhibitions in Denmark to protest against a law that included rules on ...

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Europe: Female migrants, refugees 'face violence and sexual harassment'

Women and girl refugees and migrants coming into Europe from places like Iraq and Syria face sexual violence on their journey, including from ...

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