Rome – “Being able to welcome two Afghan refugee families represents for us the greatest gift we could receive: it is like having Jesus here. We are welcoming him, we are taking care of him, he is our guest of honor. Upon arrival they were tired, suffering: in the four days in which they tried… Leggi tutto »
Thousands of people are on the streets after fleeing overcrowded detention centres in Libya’s capital. from: BBC News
The BBC speaks to one of 29 LGBT refugees who fled the Taliban, fearing for their lives. from: BBC News
Refugees who fled their home countries to be in the US offer advice to America’s newest refugees. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Refugees are leaving their hotels as they fear being moved to any part of the UK if they stay there.
For many who made it to the United States, watching the chaotic exit from Afghanistan evoked memories of their own harrowing experiences. From: New York Times
The move ends a long period of uncertainty for a Sri Lankan family that hosted the National Security Agency contractor in their tiny apartment in 2013. From: New York Times
Ugandans worry the US will ignore human rights violations Originally published on Global Voices “Nyakabande Refugee Camp in Uganda” by gsz is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Uganda is often praised as a model of hospitability for refugees. The country is home to at least 1.5 million refugees and has a remarkable open border tradition that spans decades, despite… Leggi tutto »
Washington – Scenes of anger and despair have broken out at Haiti’s main airport, in Port-au-Prince, upon the arrival of Haitian migrants who, after spending thousands of dollars on troubled journeys from the Caribbean nation through South America, hoping for a better life in the United States, were sent home after being held in a… Leggi tutto »
Albania, which has committed to taking in up to 4,000 refugees from Afghanistan, is housing several hundred in resorts on the Adriatic coast. From: New York Times
The UK has promised to resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees. Where will they live?
Evacuees who worked for the British military and UK government will be given indefinite leave to remain.
“No-one chooses to be a refugee, if any of us were in that position I hope we would get support.”
Airbnb says it will house 20,000 Afghan refugees at no charge to help them resettle across the world. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Boris Johnson will also ask the US to delay the withdrawal of its troops, at a virtual meeting of the G7.
Even before the last week’s harrowing scenes at the Kabul airport, thousands of Afghans were fleeing over land through Iran to Turkey. But they are being pushed back. From: New York Times
A family, among more than 90 evacuated Australian citizens and Afghans, stepping off a bus at a hotel to begin a pandemic quarantine in Perth on Friday. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Thousands of people are scrambling to flee Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of the country.
Here are some organizations accepting donations and volunteers to assist in Afghan refugee resettlement. From: New York Times
Canada said that it would take in 20,000 refugees from Afghanistan. But Canadians hoping to sponsor some of them will have to wait until government plans become clear. From: New York Times