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The number of refugees from Syria applying for protection in the UK increased last year, according to the Home Office’s quarterly statistics.
Libya has been told to end indefinite detention of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, including children, solely for immigration purposes.
The Refugee Council has submitted evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee, which is undertaking an inquiry into the asylum system for the first time in ten years.
Amnsty International has called on Egypt and Sudan to stop the kidnap, forced transport and abuse of asylum-seekers and refugees.
Alarmingly low levels of asylum support are forcing thousands of children and their families seeking safety in the UK into severe poverty.
The Scottish Refugee Council wants Glasgow 2014’s volunteer criteria changed to allow asylum seekers to be volunteers at the Commonwealth Games.
Italy is summarily returning unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers to Greece, where they face terrible conditions, says a new report.
Greece is seriously failing to respect the rights of asylum seekers and migrants, Amnesty International has warned in a newly-published briefing.
Kenya’s decision to place refugees and asylum seekers in camps away from urban centres has been criticised as "discriminatory and unlawful".
The WCC has welcomed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees dialogue on faith communities and protection of displaced peoples.