Even a pandemic can’t stop the desperate flow of refugees to Europe

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


In the circumstances, an EU humanitarian package might serve as a band aid but not …

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Erdorgan waves his refugees trump card in Europe’s face

by Rashmee

Posted on February 28, 2020


Today (Friday, Feb. 28), Turkey’s president Erdogan has been speaking to US President Donald Trump, …

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Can the world afford changing the rules on refugees?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 4, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


If the Western world no longer feels obliged to provide refuge to people from poorer …

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The migration compact doesn’t help a fraught debate

by Rashmee

Posted on December 16, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


It’s being billed as the first international deal on the migration crisis but it’s not …

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Love refugees? Is Britain redefining a fraught debate?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


On Black Friday, November 22, an unusual shopping experience was offered to Londoners. A pop-up …

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Ethiopia, UAE and Bangladesh: Sanctuary from the heart?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Something quite remarkable with respect to refugees may be quietly under way in parts of …

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Why Europe seeks an ‘Australian solution’ to the migrant issue

by Rashmee

Posted on July 8, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


When European leaders talk of establishing “disembarkation platforms” for migrants in the Middle East and …

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‘Countries wanting to tackle migration should follow Switzerland’s lead and boost local economies rather than punish individuals’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 23, 2018 / The Independent


The European Union  desperately wants to agree on a plan to curb the influx of …

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Capsized Tunisian boat not just a tragedy but a template

by Rashmee

Posted on June 10, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


The Tunisian boat that sank on June 2 as it set off for Europe with …

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Time for refugees to return now that the Syrian war is winding down?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 7, 2018


On May 3, 2018 Bashar Al Assad’s government regained control of a key highway, the …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK