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Algeria will accept deportations of its citizens living in Germany.

Comment: Shocking abuses of power undermine attempts to end rampant corruption, writes Mat Nashed.

Judge: US agents threatening Iraqi detainees in Michigan jail

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Judge: US agents threatening Iraqi detainees in Michigan jail

A federal judge has determined there is evidence to suggest immigration officials have been threatening Iraqi detainees at a Michigan jail and pressuring them to agree to deportations.

Morocco authorities force hundreds of migrants out of north

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Morocco authorities force hundreds of migrants out of north

Moroccan authorities have forcefully relocated hundreds of migrants in recent days from camps and homes in the kingdom's north, a local official ...

Sweden proves no safe haven for Afghan refugees

Asher Kessler

Sweden proves no safe haven for Afghan refugees

Never mind the death threats, the Scandinavian country deems Afghanistan a 'safe' country to which rejected asylum seekers can be deported, ...

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Four million 'mainly Muslims' made stateless in India's Assam

Fears of mass deportations of Muslims from the northeastern Indian state of Assam peaked on Monday after India stripped 4 million people of citizenship.

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UN court orders UAE to protect Qatari citizens' rights

Qatar filed a case at the International Court of Justice in June, accusing the UAE of human rights violations for expelling Qataris and closing ...

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Turkey stops registering newly-arrived Syrian refugees

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

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Hundreds of African migrants 'abandoned' in desert

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

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 ...

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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.

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

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 ...

More than 50 people die in Mediterranean crossings

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More than 50 people die in Mediterranean crossings

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

UN blasts Algeria for deporting African migrants

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants after influx

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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 ...

Uniting against #PunishAMuslimDay: A year-round challenge

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.

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