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Pope Francis appeals for joint political action for refugees and migrants

Pope Francis appealed for a joint effort to find concrete solutions to safeguard the lives and dignity of migrants arriving on the continent

Thousands of refugees amassed at Thai border amid fighting in Myanmar’s...

The latest clashes began at around 5 p.m. on Sunday in Phlu Gyi village, forcing refugees who were taking shelter there to flee again

Rohingya refugees jailed for 5 years in Myanmar for attempt to...

A separate group of 90 refugees was released with warnings by the court because they were under the age of 18

Hundreds flee to Thailand as Myanmar junta clashes with rebel group

Fighting between Karen National Union and the military broke out on Wednesday in the town of Lay Kay Kaw near the Thai border

Cambodian monk seeks overseas asylum after release from detention in Thailand

Ven. Bor Bet had taken refuge in Thailand in November 2020 to avoid arrest for joining protests in Phnom Penh

Pope Francis calls migrant crisis a ‘shipwreck of civilization’

“Let us not let our sea be transformed into a desolate sea of death. Let us not allow this place of encounter to become a theatre of conflict"

Pope on Cyprus visit urges European unity amid migrant influx

The pope said "the presence of many of our migrant brothers and sisters" had made Cyprus "a true point of encounter"

Southeast Asian parliamentarians decry arrest of Cambodian monk in Thailand

The ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights called for the immediate release of Ven. Bor Bet, a Buddhist monk and a refugee in Thailand

Bangladesh allows relocated Rohingya refugees to visit families

Nearly 20,000 members of the stateless Muslim minority have already been sent to Bhashan Char island

Migrants in spotlight for pope’s eastern Mediterranean trip

Pope Francis hopes to refocus the world's attention on an unresolved migrant crisis, which has become one of his highest priorities

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