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Investigation: Refugees on Lesvos say volunteers use promises of food, clothes and WiFi to coerce the vulnerable into converting to Christianity, reports Matt Broomfield.

Feature: Women escaping war-torn countries to enter Europe for a better life are faced with many calamities, suffering the fate of all refugees along with gender-based violence, writes Marta Bellingreri.

Investigation: Coercive 'voluntary' deportations leave refugees trapped in jail

Matt Broomfield

Investigation: Coercive 'voluntary' deportations leave refugees trapped in jail

Exclusive: A scheme to repatriate refugees whose asylum bids have been rejected amounts to bullying and bribing desperate people to return to desperate situations, reports Matt Broomfield.

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Mimi Bekhechi

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Comment: We can't right the wrongs of the fur industry, but we can ensure some good comes of garments made from these tormented animals, writes ...

Queer refugees on <em>Lesvos</em> are crying out for help

Matt Broomfield

Queer refugees on Lesvos are crying out for help

In-depth: The New Arab has spoken with LGBTQI+ refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos to learn of their experience in the Moria refugee ...

Matt Broomfield

‘Racist and illegal’ fast-track deportations target refugees in Greece

In-depth: The Greek authorities are deporting migrants on the Greek islands to Turkey in an expedited process - raising concerns over potentially illegal and prejudiced practices, reports Matt Broomfield.

The New Arab

Call to end 'abysmal conditions' for refugees in Greece

A group of humanitarian organisations sent an open letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiparis, demanding the government revokes its policy ...

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

Refugees riot as tensions in Greek camps boil over

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

Sana Uqba

#StarvingForHumanity: Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in Greek camp

Twelve Syrian refugees, mainly from the Kurdish community, have launched a hunger strike in a Greek island migrant camp where they say they have ...

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 ...

The New Arab

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'

The New Arab

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.

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

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 ...

China's Ai Weiwei pulls works from Denmark

The New Arab

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 ...

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

The New Arab & agencies

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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