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Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge

One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration...

Migrants tell of torture, sexual violence and slavery in Libyan ‘hell’

Rape, torture and slave labour are among the daily realities in Libya for people fleeing war, persecution and poverty, according to a new report by Oxfam and Italian partners MEDU and Borderline...

Reaction to Angus MacNeil MP's Refugee Family Reunion Bill

Commenting on Angus MacNeil MP's decision to present a Private Members Bill that would help refugee families to reunite in the UK, Josephine Liebl, Humanitarian Policy Advisor...

Oxfam reaction to £75 million package to tackle migration crisis

Commenting on Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement of a £75 million funding package to help tackle the migration crisis, Oxfam's Humanitarian Policy Advisor Josephine Liebl said: ...

Reaction: More than 1,000 migrants killed or missing in the Mediterranean so far this year

More than 1,000 people have been reported dead or missing while trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, according to figures published today by two UN agencies. In response, Oxfam International's...

Exposed: Abuse of migrants by state officials on Europe’s borders

Violence, brutality and unlawful treatment by authorities on the Western Balkans route are a frequent occurrence, claim refugees and migrants in a new report today. ...

EU-Turkey deal makes seeking refuge in Europe “mission impossible” for most vulnerable

The EU-Turkey deal has turned Greece into a testing ground for European Union policies that are eroding the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, and expose people to risk and abuse, the International...

Agencies urge UK government to use family networks to help more refugees

A group of four organisations are urging the UK government to change the rules around reuniting refugee families as a way of offering a safe haven to more vulnerable people. ...

Reaction to Government decision to scrap Dubs amendment

In response to the Government's decision to stop accepting lone child refugees under the Dubs amendment, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's head of humanitarian policy, said: ...

Reaction to Malta summit: Migration deal with Libya exposes people to suffering and death

Reacting to the informal EU summit in Malta on migration, Oxfam International's Deputy Director for Advocacy and Campaigns, Natalia Alonso, said: ...

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