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Subject: rights

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Seven-year-old Hassan, from Iraq, receives warm clothes from Oxfam as he prepares to cross the border from Serbia to Croatia in October 2015

UK immigration statistics: charities call for change to restrictive rules on refugee family reunion

Commenting on the Home Office quarterly immigration statistics today, Amnesty International UK, British Red Cross, Oxfam and the Refugee Council said in a statement: "That 1,950...

Refugees separated from their families are prevented from integrating in UK, study finds

Refugees living in the UK are prevented from successfully integrating into British life because they are unable to be reunited with their loved ones facing danger overseas, Oxfam and the Refugee...

Global Health Report damning indictment of government action on health, says Oxfam

Responding to the publication of a new World Bank - World Health Organisation report which reveals that half the world do not have access to essential quality healthcare, and 800 million people face...

Reaction to Greek government decision to move 5,000 people from islands to mainland

The Greek government has said that it intends to transfer 5,000 people from the Greek islands to the mainland before the start of winter. Responding to the news, Nicola Bay, head of mission for Oxfam...

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. ...

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