The Belarussian government is using human beings as pawns in their desire to push back against the European Union (EU) for imposing sanctions upon the regime. They are choosing to invite and facilitate the travel of migrants from the Middle East to Belarus and then taking them to the EU border.READ MORE
Migration has been a hot political topic across Europe since 2015 when large numbers of people sought sanctuary here.
Several years later, the number arriving is not so big, although more than a 1000 have died so far this year as they tried to cross the Mediterranean. But, with conflicts in Africa and Taliban rule in Afghanistan, most people predict that many more will try to come to Europe.
Countless Evangelical churches and organisations across Europe are involved in welcoming and caring for asylum seekers and refugees. Some have done so for decades. Others have responded to more recent refugee arrivals. Here’s the story of just one great project.READ MORE
Refugees make headlines regularly. Yet this news tends to vanish quickly. However, the human tragedy is ongoing. It is not and will not vanish in the near future. This is one of the reasons the EU is debating a new Migration Pact. But refugees are not just impacting the EU. They are a European task.READ MORE
On 23 September, the European Commission released a draft Migration and Asylum Pact. This Pact is intended to have some bits and pieces for every member state as a starting point for negotiations. Can you use this as a starting point for engaging your own government to make sure the compromise has the individual at the centre, rather than mere statistics?READ MORE
20th June 2019 is World Refugee day. The Sunday before (June 16) or immediately following (June 23) is dedicated as Refugee Sunday to stand by the millions of man, woman en children who have left home to find food and safety.READ MORE
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