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Two men Seriously Injured in Manus Island Machete Attacks, Refugees Say

Last edited 8th August 2017

Three refugees on Manus Island have been attacked — two with machetes — and robbed as the forced relocation of asylum seekers from the detention centre continues, it’s claimed.

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Canada Opens Montreal Olympic Stadium for Migrants from US

Last edited 2nd August 2017

Montreal is temporarily opening its Olympic Stadium as a shelter to host a sudden increase in asylum seekers arriving from the US.

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Ohio Catholic Parish Hosts Camp to Empower Refugee Women

Last edited 27th July 2017

U.S. Together is partnering with a Toledo Catholic parish to create a summer camp for women and children refugees – providing education, opportunities for networking, and information about American culture.

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Bodies Found in Semi-Trailer in Walmart Parking lot in Texas in Suspected Human Trafficking Case

Last edited 23rd July 2017

At least nine people have died after more than 100 were jammed into a semi-trailer in Texas in unbearable heat in a suspected human trafficking case. Eight dead bodies were found in the truck.

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Nigeria Chibok Girls: Parents Learning if Daughters Among those Freed

Last edited 8th May 2017

Parents of the missing Chibok girls are slowly learning if their daughters are among the 82 freed by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria two days ago.

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Exploitation - Meeting an Organ Trafficker who Preys on Syrian Refugees

Last edited 25th April 2017

Some refugees beg on the streets - particularly children. Young boys shine shoes, dodge between cars in traffic jams to sell chewing gum or tissues through the windows, or end up exploited as child labour. Others turn to prostitution.But selling an organ is one way to make money quickly.Once Abu Jaafar has found a willing candidate he drives them, blindfolded, to a hidden location on a designated day.

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In Interview with Homeless Magazine, Pope Stresses Acceptance of Refugees

Last edited 28th February 2017

Pope Francis has given a new interview, to an Italian magazine put out by homeless people.

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Barcelona Protest to Support Refugees Draws Thousands

Last edited 19th February 2017

Some 160,000 people have demonstrated in Barcelona to demand the government allow more refugees into Spain from war-hit areas such as Syria.

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Syrian and Iraqi kids welcomed to Our Lady of the Rosary in Fairfield

Last edited 13th February 2017

According to Patrician Brother, Nicholas Harsas FSP, Our Lady of the Rosary primary school in Fairfield, is “the best school in Australia”.

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Crossing the Border: US Migrants Seek Refugee Status in Canada

Last edited 13th February 2017

Asylum seekers are illegally crossing the Canada-US border in growing numbers hoping to receive refugee status. One small prairie town in southern Manitoba has become the nexus point for migrants who have lost hope in the US.

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