Cromwell sent many Irish to Jamaica in the 1600s. The emigration continued for more than 200 years... "It was thought that the Irish would have a better chance of survival if they were introduced to the climate at a young age. Cromwell then sent 2,000 children between the age of 10 and 14 years."
Translation: Whats the story
Lives in Direct Provision Ireland
Translation: Syrians cook for locals as part of Sligo Global Kitchen event
Translation: Migrant Mother's and Lullabies
A Radio 4 Women's Hour report (at 11 mins in) about a project by Praxis, working with refugee women (including those who are 'illegal' or unreported) creating lullabies for their children, set to music and sung by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Article about one Woman's use of community and the arts to assist her while living in Direct Provision in Ireland.
Refugee Children have written a book of Fairytales. Two workers working with Refugee children in Greece have worked with the children to create a book of Fairytales.
Translation: THE TRAUMA OF FACING DEPORTATION
In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children have fallen unconscious after being informed that their families will be expelled from the country.
Children's books that deal with the topic of refugees in an age appropriate manner.
Translation: Reception Conditions
Comparisons of conditions for asylum seekers in European countries
Selections of books for children to help them explore the issue of migration.
Link to IETM report which "highlights key areas where cultural interventions lead to tangible benefits, and emphasises the importance of a further tier of cultural projects that do not simply engage newcomers, refugees and migrants, but foster interaction and dialogue with wider European society."
Translation: Kids, refugees, questions
A video in which British children and child refugees ask and answer questions about the refugee crisis.....
Palestinian artist Mahmoud Hourani's silent play aims to discover why refugees are risking everything to reach Europe.
European Union governments’ policy responses to migration undermine refugee protection and human rights and diminish the EU’s moral standing, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
A podcast on the situation for LGBT refugees in Norway. - Anyone seeking asylum on the basis of LGBTI are faced with a demand from the Norwegian authorities that they must reflect carefully around their sexual identity. Who they are and who they will be. Many are connecting LGBTI with shame and stigma, and do not always want to explain the reason when they seek asylum. When they are rejected by the UDI, and information about their identity appears in the complaint to UNE, they are not believed, says Kaja Glenne Lund.
Article (and photographs) outlining a project where children who had travelled as refugees recreated images from their real life stories on theatre sets for a photo journalism project.
Article - including a number of video interviews with children - exploring the experience for asylum seekers living in the ‘Direct Provision’ system in Ireland which is the system used while processing asylum seekers claims for refugee status.
Story of the ‘Good Chance Theatre’ in the Jungle camp in Calais. How it came about, who supported it, why it was needed.