Global refugee news …
- A new identification scheme in Pakistan will grant legal protections to up to a million undocumented Afghan refugees. Read more.
- Italy has warned that it may have to close its ports to refugees if other EU member states do not offer more assistance. Read more.
- A far-right group will go to sea to monitor Mediterranean rescue ships, which they claim are colluding with people smuggling rings to bring refugees to Europe. Read more.
- The crowded conditions at an Indonesian immigration detention centre have been revealed. Read more.
Refugee news in Australia …
- Candlelight vigils were held across Australia to protest offshore detention centres, which are now in their fourth year of operations. Read more.
- About 1200 asylum seekers held on Manus Island will be resettled in the US in October. Read more.