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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...

Cover and sleeve of the vinyl album Oxfam Presents: Stand As One - Live at Glastonbury 2016

Limited edition live Glastonbury 2016 album to be released on vinyl

A limited edition vinyl album featuring live tracks by some of Glastonbury 2016's biggest acts will be on sale in record shops from Saturday 22 April. Released to coincide with Record Store Day,...

Reaction: Oxfam calls for greater G7 support for Syria peace talks

Responding to the G7 foreign ministers meeting in Lucca, Italy, Elisa Bacciotti, Oxfam's Campaigns Director, said:  ...

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. ...

REACTION: UK aid pledge for Syria welcome but more action needed to end bloodshed

Commenting on today's announcement by Theresa May that the UK will provide £1bn in aid money to help Syrian refugees and their host countries, Tim Livesey, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy,...

Reaction to number of Syrian refugees exceeding five million

Responding to news that the number of Syrians forced to flee to other countries has exceeded five million or a quarter of Syrian's population, Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB, said:  ...

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...

No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests

Six years since the demonstrations that triggered the descent into a brutal civil war, millions of Syrians are bearing the brunt of increasingly restrictive policies around the world and inside Syria...

Reaction to MPs rejecting amendment on councils and child refugees

In response to MPs rejecting an amendment requiring councils to regularly report on spare capacity to resettle child refugees, Josephine Liebl, Oxfam's Humanitarian Policy Adviser, said: ...

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. ...

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