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The six wealthiest nations host less than nine percent of the world’s refugees while poorer countries shoulder most of the responsibility.
With its new ‘migration compact’, the EU rewriting its foreign policy so that it serves the single objective of stopping people from coming to Europe, Oxfam said.
The Greek government must ensure people on the move are registered and have access to the asylum process, says Oxfam in reaction to the closure of the Idomeni makeshift camp in Northern Greece.
From Syria to South Sudan, the lives of more than 125 million people around the world have been devastated by conflict or disaster. It is time for the international community to change how it provides humanitarian aid to these vulnerable populations.
This briefing sets out Oxfam’s challenge to world leaders who fail to resolve conflicts, permit warring parties to ignore International Humanitarian Law, and do everything possible to keep the world’s refugees and displaced people from their doors.
Every day, boatloads of people fleeing war and poverty arrive on the small Greek Island of Lesbos from Turkey. They have risked their lives on a dangerous voyage with no guarantees. They are now stranded in Greece, without hope of continuing their journey to Europe. They need your help.
The return of people from Greece to Turkey takes Europe yet another step closer to a policy of deterrence and indifference, Oxfam says in reaction to deportations starting today.
When European leaders discuss border closures by countries on the Western Balkans migrant route at their meeting in Brussels today, they put border security ahead of people’s safety, Oxfam criticized.
Selective border closures and quota for people on the move greatly increase human suffering and clearly infringe international and European law that protect the right to seek asylum, a coalition of 26 NGOs criticise in a joint statement.
Oxfam welcome the European Commission’s proposal a new humanitarian aid mechanism to support people on the move. However, European leaders need to find political solutions to overcome the migration crisis.