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HRW said that the suspension of registration for refugees is leading to unlawful deportations, coerced returns to Syria, and the denial of health care and education.

An official in Niger said hundreds of African migrants in Algeria were abandoned in the desert with hardly any food and water before being rescued.

Protests must reject Trump's politics, not just his personality

Malia Bouattia

Protests must reject Trump's politics, not just his personality

Comment: Protests around Trump's visit must speak out against racism and injustice in all its forms, in the US and the UK alike, writes Malia Bouattia.

British hip-hop icon Lowkey to perform at Refugee Week

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British hip-hop icon Lowkey to perform at Refugee Week

The hip-hop and rap artist will perform this weekend in London alongside Native Sun and EbsilJaz.

Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

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Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

Amnesty found Eritrean and Sudanese nationals have been subjected to prolonged detention and violations of their basic human rights in Israel.

Diana Alghoul

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Palestinians don't want a state so the Arab League can hold hands as they enter al-Aqsa. Palestinians need a state for their security, stability and safety, writes Diana Alghoul.

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More than 50 people die in Mediterranean crossings

Scores of refugees have died in shipwrecks while trying to reach Europe.

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UN blasts Algeria for deporting African migrants

The United Nations has raised concern about deportations of migrants from Algeria following a reported increase in expulsions since ...

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Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to release 1,000 detained migrants

Abiy Ahmed's trip to Saudi Arabia marks his first official visit to a non-African country since becoming prime minister in April.

Return to Syria? Refugees draft grassroots proposal

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Return to Syria? Refugees draft grassroots proposal

A group of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is working to buid international support for 'safe return zones' in Syria amid ever-worsening living ...

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UN urges Saudi Arabia to halt Yemen migrant deportations

Thousands of migrants have been deported by Saudi authorities to war-torn Yemen, with the UN urging Riyadh to halt the deportations.

The abusive NGO with a stranglehold on refugees' lives

Matt Broomfield

The abusive NGO with a stranglehold on refugees' lives

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

Israel cancels plan to mass deport African migrants

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Israel cancels plan to mass deport African migrants

The Israeli government says it has scrapped its plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants.

Natalie Portman snubs Israeli ceremony to 'protest Netanyahu'

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Natalie Portman snubs Israeli ceremony to 'protest Netanyahu'

Natalie Portman said she was backing out of a Jerusalem ceremony where she was to receive a $2 million prize to protest the policies of Israeli ...

Israel frees 207 African refugees from prison

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Israel frees 207 African refugees from prison

Israel has released over 200 refugees who had been detained for refusing to leave the country.

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Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

Some 227 Afghan migrants boarded a charter flight from Erzurum in northeastern Turkey back to Kabul early on Sunday morning, the Dogan news agency said.

Malia Bouattia

Uniting against #PunishAMuslimDay: A year-round challenge

Comment: The issue of Islamophobia is structural; embedded in the UK's foreign and domestic policy, writes Malia Bouattia.

David Sheen

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

Comment: Netanyahu's defunct UN migrant deal is a stark reminder of how little black lives matter in Israel, writes David Sheen.

The New Arab & agencies

UN urges Israel to 'reconsider' cancelling African deal

The UN has urged Israel to reconsider cancelling a deal to resettle half of African asylum seekers to Western countries in return that Israel ...

Solidarity with the #Stansted15

Malia Bouattia

Solidarity with the #Stansted15

Comment: Threatening those who take direct action to stop deportations with 'terrorism' charges is an attempt to terrify activists, ...

Marta Bellingreri

Italy's newcomers face post-election hostility from all sides

In-depth: After an election which saw many Italians turn to anti-immigrant parties on both the left and the right, Italy's newcomers fear for ...

Thousands protest in Israel against expulsion of African migrants

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Thousands protest in Israel against expulsion of African migrants

Thousands of Israelis and migrants protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday against the government's plan to expel African migrants who arrived ...

HRW: Turkey deporting thousands of Syrian refugees at border

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HRW: Turkey deporting thousands of Syrian refugees at border

Security forces have regularly detained and then deported thousands of Syrian asylum-seekers along Turkey's southern border since at least ...

EU says 16,000 migrants cleared from Libya camps

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EU says 16,000 migrants cleared from Libya camps

The EU announced it had succeeded in evacuating the majority of African refugees and migrants living in Libya's "detention camps" notorious for ...

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