Topic: European Refugee Crisis

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Feb 27, 2022

Ukrainian Refugees Need Our Help; Here’s How Jews Can Act Now

Feb 27, 2022

Ukrainian Refugees Need Our Help; Here’s How Jews Can Act Now HIAS CEO Mark Hetfield, writes in The Forward newspaper: The crisis in Ukraine poses an unprecedented challenge. A country of 45 million people has been invaded by a military superpower. We all have a role to play and sacrifices to make.

Jan 26, 2022

As Tension Rises in Ukraine, HIAS Partner R2P Prepares

Jan 26, 2022

As Tension Rises in Ukraine, HIAS Partner R2P Prepares Humanitarian organizations, including HIAS’ partner in the region, are preparing and strategizing around a potential new refugee crisis in Ukraine.

Dec 6, 2021

Pope Francis Visits Lesvos, Calls for Migrant Protection

Dec 6, 2021

Pope Francis Visits Lesvos, Calls for Migrant Protection Pope Francis returned to the island of Lesvos, Greece on Sunday, five years after first seeing the plight of migrants there, only to find that not much had changed.

Nov 24, 2021

Migrants Caught in the Middle of Poland-Belarus Border Crisis

Nov 24, 2021

Migrants Caught in the Middle of Poland-Belarus Border Crisis HIAS Europe is concerned about the wellbeing and safety of the people stuck at the Poland-Belarus border in an escalating humanitarian crisis.

Jul 30, 2021

The Refugee Convention at 70

Jul 30, 2021

The Refugee Convention at 70 This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Refugee Convention of 1951, the international legal document which was intended to ensure solutions for refugees.

Apr 5, 2021

Listen: Podcast Explores Life on Lesvos

Apr 5, 2021

Listen: Podcast Explores Life on Lesvos Listen to the latest Crossing Borders podcast episode to learn more about the refugee crisis on the Greek island of Lesvos.

Feb 11, 2021

Faith-Based Groups Play Critical Role Helping Refugees

Feb 11, 2021

Faith-Based Groups Play Critical Role Helping Refugees Faith-based organizations have been critical in helping integrate refugees into host communities, said leaders of religious groups at a Feb. 9 event organized by HIAS Europe.

Nov 23, 2020

Hetfield to Halifax Forum: U.S. Will Again Lead on Refugee Protection

Nov 23, 2020

Hetfield to Halifax Forum: U.S. Will Again Lead on Refugee Protection In a video interview for the annual Halifax International Security Forum, Hetfield said he expect things will change for the better for refugees and asylum seekers with the new Biden administration.

Sep 11, 2020

Fire Destroys Moria Refugee Camp, Leaving Thousands Homeless

Sep 11, 2020

Fire Destroys Moria Refugee Camp, Leaving Thousands Homeless More than 12,000 refugees and asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesvos are now without shelter or access to any basic services.

Aug 17, 2020

Strict New Regulations Limit NGOs Helping Refugees in Greece

Aug 17, 2020

Strict New Regulations Limit NGOs Helping Refugees in Greece When new regulations issued in Greece earlier this year suddenly hampered refugee agencies’ ability to help people seeking asylum, the HIAS Greece legal team knew they had to fight back.