Category Archives: Refugees

How a far-right anti-refugee project was humiliated by anarchists and fishermen

A ship chartered by ‘Defend Europe‘, a far-right project aiming to disrupt the rescue of refugees in the Mediterranean, has been forced to seek its own rescue. This was after the ship, C-Star, experienced engine trouble off the Libyan coast. … Continue reading

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This Daily Mail backed far-right project just got well and truly sabotaged

The Canary previously reported on a project by the far-right Génération Identitaire to disrupt vessels rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean. The project was publicised by the The Daily Mail, but not all of its reports went down well. And now, there is news that the … Continue reading

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Hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers issue a desperate challenge to their captors

Just under 600 of the 800 refugees and asylum seekers detained on Manus Island (Papua New Guinea) by the Australian government have written a heart-rending letter – effectively an ultimatum – to Canberra. To read more, click here. UPDATE: statement … Continue reading

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Hundreds of imprisoned refugees face attack from locals, UN may need to intervene

Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers held in detention on Manus Island (Papua New Guinea) by the Australian government are in imminent danger. Canberra has closed down facilities, leaving the refugees to their own fate. And detainees are now under … Continue reading

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When the UN accuses the Australian government of deception, you know it’s time for resignations

It’s extremely rare for the UN to accuse a government of deliberate deception. But that’s exactly what just happened. On 24 July, the UN essentially accused Australia of deceiving the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Amazingly, though, the … Continue reading

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This deleted story by the Mail Online on the refugee crisis is most revealing

On 19 July 2017, The Canary wrote about how leaders of the far-right ‘Identitarian’ movement in Europe have chartered a ship to disrupt the activities of other ships in the Mediterranean that help to rescue refugees and migrants. The article also … Continue reading

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More bodies like this could appear on beaches, as rescue ships face threat of disruption

The image of a washed-up body of three-year-old Kurdish refugee Alan Kurdi tore into the hearts of millions of people around the world. But two years on, hate crimes in post-Brexit Britain are rife and the loathing of people born elsewhere … Continue reading

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