These moving photos of the refugee crisis just won a Pulitzer Prize Warning: Some people may find some of the photos in this article distressing #RefugeesWelcome

These photos of the refugee crisis just won a Pulitzer Prize

These moving photos of the refugee crisis just won a Pulitzer Prize Warning: Some people may find some of the photos in this article distressing #RefugeesWelcome

Protest Sign (DOWNLOADABLE) - protest - anti trump - immigration ban protest - refugee support by ProgressLab on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/508774283/protest-sign-downloadable-protest-anti

Protest Sign (DOWNLOADABLE) - protest - anti trump - immigration ban protest - refugee support

Protest Sign (DOWNLOADABLE) - protest - anti trump - immigration ban protest - refugee support by ProgressLab on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/508774283/protest-sign-downloadable-protest-anti

Meet: Nation of the Displaced - #UNHCR’s governing body, at its annual meeting, draws attention to the increasing numbers of displaced and the challenges of protecting and assisting them. The number of forcibly displaced people is equivalent to the 26th largest nation on earth.

Meet: Nation of the Displaced - #UNHCR’s governing body, at its annual meeting, draws attention to the increasing numbers of displaced and the challenges of protecting and assisting them. The number of forcibly displaced people is equivalent to the 26th largest nation on earth.

EU targets Poland, Hungary and Czechs for not taking refugees - BBC News

EU targets Poland, Hungary and Czechs for not taking refugees

EU targets Poland, Hungary and Czechs for not taking refugees - BBC News

Climate refugees coming to Europe, Juncker warns

Climate refugees coming to Europe, Juncker warns

6 Central and Eastern EU countries declared their opposition to proposed EU climate targets. Threaten to withdraw if energy prices increase.

Hundreds of refugees and migrants aboard a fishing boat moments before being rescued by the Italian Navy in June 2014. Photo: The Italian Coastguard/Massimo Sestini

Hundreds of refugees and migrants aboard a fishing boat moments before being rescued by the Italian Navy in June 2014. Photo: The Italian Coastguard/Massimo Sestini

UNITED NATIONS rights office ‘deeply disturbed’ over Australia’s handling of Sri Lanka asylum seekers  Ravina Shamsadani, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.  8 July 2014 –  … ...Australia’s obligations under international ... UN Conventions, including the principle of non-refoulement – the prohibition on the forced return of a person to a country where his or her life or freedom would be threatened – the Convention against Torture, and the Convention on the Rights of the…

UNITED NATIONS rights office ‘deeply disturbed’ over Australia’s handling of Sri Lanka asylum seekers Ravina Shamsadani, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. 8 July 2014 – … ...Australia’s obligations under international ... UN Conventions, including the principle of non-refoulement – the prohibition on the forced return of a person to a country where his or her life or freedom would be threatened – the Convention against Torture, and the Convention on the Rights of the…

The EU considers the finalization of the deal with Turkey an increasingly unlikely outcome.  Such a view was revealed in a recent report by German Das Bild paper, which cited an anonymous EU minister as saying that the bloc is already considering a contingency plan — without Turkey.  The “plan B” would include arrangements for Greece, instead of Turkey, to keep refugees and asylum-seekers on its islands in return for EU commitments similar to those it is making with Ankara.

The EU considers the finalization of the deal with Turkey an increasingly unlikely outcome. Such a view was revealed in a recent report by German Das Bild paper, which cited an anonymous EU minister as saying that the bloc is already considering a contingency plan — without Turkey. The “plan B” would include arrangements for Greece, instead of Turkey, to keep refugees and asylum-seekers on its islands in return for EU commitments similar to those it is making with Ankara.

US Welcomes - ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers

US Welcomes - ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers

More than a million Syrian refugees have fled to Europe over the past two years alone.  As the Syrian humanitarian crisis intensifies, so do the efforts of European architects and designers to improve the living conditions of refugee camps.  One emerging example of humanitarian architecture is Maidan Tent, a proposed social hub to be erected at a refugee camp in Ritsona, Greece. Led by two young architects, Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone and Leo Bettini Oberkalmsteiner, and with the support…

Architectural Aid for Europe's Refugee Crisis

More than a million Syrian refugees have fled to Europe over the past two years alone. As the Syrian humanitarian crisis intensifies, so do the efforts of European architects and designers to improve the living conditions of refugee camps. One emerging example of humanitarian architecture is Maidan Tent, a proposed social hub to be erected at a refugee camp in Ritsona, Greece. Led by two young architects, Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone and Leo Bettini Oberkalmsteiner, and with the support…

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