How xenophobic rhetoric failed

The Opposition in Macedonia wanted to mobilize voters with the initiative against refugees. It even collected signatures for referenda against migrants.

Volunteer Story

At the dawn of my thirties, I wanted to see the world. A genuine bicycle touring enthusiast, I took my bike in March 2016 with my friend David and we left France toward Eastern Europe, not knowing what exactly lay in store. When we arrived in Belgrade, Serbia, we realised what the situation of...

Call for refugee protest on Syndagma Square

We are more than 4,000 refugees awaiting our transfer to Germany – most of which are families who are waiting already more than 18 months in Greece under deplorable conditions.

Volunteer Story

My name is David Jordan and I have been volunteering with migrants and refugees along the Balkan route for ten months. I have spent time in Greece, Serbia, and Macedonia volunteering both inside official camps and with those who prefer irregular migration outside official camps.

Unlawful death of refugees and migrants Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, submitted in accordance with Assembly resolution 71/198.

Human Suffering Inside Libya’s migrant detention centres

For more than a year, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing medical care to refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants held inside Tripoli detention centres in conditions that are neither humane nor dignified.

Sweden rejects asylum application from world's oldest refugee aged 106

Sweden rejects asylum application from world's oldest refugee aged 106. The 106-year-old has had her application for asylum rejected. Bibihal Uzbeki fled Afghanistan for Sweden via Iran, Turkey and Greece. If another country doesn't offer her refuge, she will have to return to Afghanistan.

Volunteer Story

My name is Ema Pochat Križaj. I am half-Slovenian, half-French from Luxembourg. I am 18 years old and studying political science in France at Sciences Po Paris.

The parties should not abuse the refugee question

In Macedonia, there used to be a fair policy regarding refugees, they were not used for political arguments and that level of ethics and policy should be maintained, representatives of CSOs say after the political parties have been accusing one another of the new Refugee Strategy.