- Apr 10, 2020
An English bishop is calling on the UK government to release people being held in immigration detention centers.
Church leaders around the world are pleading that migrants not be forgotten during pandemic.
Catholic aid agencies have urged the evacuation of Syrian war refugees from camps in Greece to “avert a catastrophe” from the coronavirus. “More than 42,000 people are trapped in hopelessly overcrowded camps and horrific conditions — there is no hope of containing any outbreak,” Caritas Europe, Jesuit Refugees Service and
A new book ‘Dying to Live: Stories From Refugees on the Road to Freedom’ gives firsthand accounts of life in refugee camps.
From 2003 until 2015, Sarah Teather was a member of the UK Parliament, representing a London constituency. Now she runs the Jesuit Refugee Service UK.
Turkey and Greece are trading blame following the deaths of Syrian refugees trying to flee to Europe, but some observers believe Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is weaponizing the Syrian refugee humanitarian crisis.