Raw Sewage, Mountains of Garbage, and the Coronavirus: the Devastating Conditions Inside Europe’s Largest Migrant Camp
At least once a week, a sewage pipe bursts and a stream of human feces runs through the camp.
Almost 2,000 people seek asylum in the UK each year after being persecuted for their sexual orientation. Meanwhile, the Home Office's rate of refusing their claims is increasing.
There are just six asylum seekers and refugees left in the controversial offshore processing facility, with most of them being transferred to Port Moresby.
Humanitarian charity Concern Worldwide's "Ration Challenge" asks fundraisers to spend a week eating the supply packs provided to refugees. But does it undermine the scale of the crisis?
The 30-year-old man is also facing charges of arson, which could see him going to prison for life.
Hassan Al-Kontar was granted asylum in Canada, but says he still feels like the loneliest man in the world.
“I will not give in, but the truth is I am afraid. I am afraid I will reach Europe without an eye or a hand because of the beating by the Croatian police.”
Al-Qunun barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room and launched a Twitter campaign.
The U.N. high commissioner for refugees has referred her to Australia for resettlement.
Sometimes, remembering favourite dishes, arguing over ingredients, and telling their stories is as close as the refugees get to home.