News update 19th June 2022

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Support for refugees rises, survey finds, amid Ukraine war exodus


Footnote Press launches with anthology of stories marking World Refugee Day


World Refugee Day 2022: Council of Europe and UNHCR video


World Refugee Day: Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative


Uniqlo launches ‘Peace for All’ charity project


Nearly 37 million children displaced worldwide



Turkiye: Greece violates migrant rights, forces 42,000 refugees out


EU Lawmakers Denounce Greece Alleged Pushbacks of Refugees

'Jungle' to 'prison' for migrants on Samos island


Greece accused of using migrants to push back other migrants


Refugee Week Greece, a first-time festival, will be held at several Greek cities June 20-26



Moldova: Development MEPs assess humanitarian and refugee situation


Moldova Refugee Accommodation Centre (RAC) Weekly Needs Monitoring, Update as of 06.06.2022 [EN/RO]


Moldova needs more resources and expertise to welcome refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine




UNICEF ECAR Humanitarian Situation Report No. 13 (Refugee Response) for 25 May to 15 Jun 2022


More Than 100 Million Now Forcibly Displaced

UK and Ireland


Ukrainians face a homeless future in the UK thanks to red tape on renting


Ukraine war: Delays to £350 ‘thank you’ for UK refugee hosts, charity says


The Granada Debate: What's next for the Rwandan refugee scheme?


People arriving in UK on small boats to be electronically tagged

Rights campaigners say ‘appalling’ pilot scheme treats those fleeing conflict and persecution as criminals


Priti Patel calls decision to block UK Rwanda deportations 'scandalous,' The Telegraph reports


UK floats Council of Europe exit after court halts Rwandan deportations

Britain’s first attempt at Rwandan deportations under a controversial new asylum policy has been stymied following an eleventh-hour intervention from the European Court of Human Rights.


UN expert urges UK to halt transfer of asylum seekers to Rwanda


‘Frankly insulting’: Rwanda resents its portrayal in UK asylum row

Kigali government seeks to shift narrative with managed tours of processing facilities and accommodation for deportees


The refugees caught up in the UK’s Rwanda deportation plans


MPs probe UK aid to countries hosting refugees


Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees left homeless in England, data shows

Exclusive: at least 480 families with children have applied to councils to help with homelessness