Like me, she was a type 1 diabetic. Like me, she had a family who were willing to go to the ends of this earth for her. With the same precaution as my own dad, Eyas Hasoun split his daughter's insulin into two separate bags for the journey. They were desperate to reach Germany, where they could access the medical care their daughter needed.
Abudullah and his family set off from the Turkish town of Bodrum in a crowded dinghy, but the vessel capsized mid-way through
Pictures taken in Hungary on Thursday show the utter desperation of a family dragged off a train by authorities. Having boarded
Right now, it's about a dead child. One of many. And whether we as a country actually take one look at this and keep on scrolling. Or not. What will it be, UK?
Britain should accept at least 10,000 refugees to tackle the worst humanitarian crisis in Europe since the Second World War
Slovakia has said that it will only accept Christian refugees who have escaped Syria because Muslims “are not going to like
What passes for routine these days means that within an hour the crew on board has spotted, hailed and rescued forty-four men, women and children. All Syrian, all fleeing the war. This summer, across the Greek islands, this is nothing unusual...
I want my government to remember the numerous times the UK has displayed compassion and commitment to human life and dignity by providing refuge for those facing persecution. During the Second World War they helped the Kindertransport children, in the 1980s they took in refugees from Vietnam, and in the 1990s they helped those fleeing from war in Bosnia and Kosovo. Sadly, the lack of support they are currently offering refugees will definitely be a stain on their history.
Entrepreneur Adnan Al-Khatib has spent the last five years trying to get his geo-location app up-and-running but its progress has been halted by the Syrian civil war.
In the last 15 years, the Mediterranean Sea has transformed into a graveyard for more than 20,000 migrants and refugees searching for protection and a better life in Europe. At least 3,500 people drowned close to European shores in 2014, many of them from Syria, Eritrea or sub-Saharan Africa. Already this year, 500 people have lost their lives at sea, and that's before the summer period when the majority of people attempt the dangerous crossing.