refugee camp

The government’s new immigration plans victimise those who would try anything to reach safety. The truth is there is no ‘right’ option if you’ve lost everything, writes Safe Passage’s Beth Gardiner-Smith.
The global number of coronavirus cases has reached over a million. The UK will aim to carry out 100,000 tests a day by the end of April, as the health secretary waves 13.4 billion pounds of historic debt held by NHS trusts. A refugee camp in Greece is under quarantine with 20 of its residents testing positive and nearly 7 million people have filed for unemployment benefits in the US.
Minors are detained in places described as ‘transit or waiting zones’, raising concerns they are not being counted in official statistics.
People voice fears that Shamima Begum’s banishment tells people with foreign descent that they are not fully British or fully accepted.
People are still living under emergency response measures, which do not allow them to rebuild their lives in dignity, Amnesty Canada secretary general Alex Neve writes.
“Ms Begum was a pawn to your vanity," Mohammed Akunjee wrote in a letter.
Displaced people at the Jadaa camp in northern Iraq are observing Ramadan despite difficult conditions. As they prepare for Iftar, camp residents describe the hardships they face and how they are trying to recreate the Ramadan atmosphere they once knew back home
The two sisters, Reema and Zara, reportedly left for Syria in 2013.
We don’t hear about this crisis that much any more – working in the camps myself, I cannot help but feel frustrated