- Jul 12, 2020
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.
Jesuit Refugee Service UK (JRS UK) is praising a new report from the British Red Cross to extend the time given to refugees before being cut off from government aid.
Britain’s leading Catholic refugee agency is expressing concern over a government plan to deport around 50 people to Jamaica, even though many of them were either born in the UK or brought to the country as young children.