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Northern France: Refugees humanitarian deployment

Byline: Nazim Ali During the new year Bank Holiday weekend, I went by-road on...

Massive fire devastates Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar

A massive fire swept through three IOM-managed sites yesterday displacing roughly 45,000 Rohingya refugees and causing catastrophic damage in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh,...

Triple threat – DEC launches appeal to globally help most fragile...

Charities along with fellow members of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) have launched a Coronavirus Appeal to raise funds to help the...

Women refugees speak up in Rohingya Camps

Cox’s Bazar – In the giant Kutupalong refugee camp, Nesaro received a second visit from an IOM enumerator at her small,...

YEMEN: Record numbers of refugees and migrants arrive amidst intensifying and...

Despite the ongoing war and escalating humanitarian crisis in Yemen, this year has seen a spike in the number of arrivals...

BANGLADESH: Aid distribution underway to 10,000 vulnerable Rohingya Muslims

Nearly 340,000 children ‘outcast and desperate’ in squalid camps Global attention has focused on the plight of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from...

Charity hero receives prestigious award at the Palace of Westminster

“Exposure through the Asian Express has allowed me to raise thousands of pounds for a plethora of causes as well as inspire others.” The man...

Ramadan Robinhood raises whopping £220,000 for refugees

Ramadan Robinhood raises whopping £220,000 for refugees Faraz and his "A-Team" hand-delivered 4000 food parcels to Syrian refugees in Reyhanli “It’s a life changing experience, a lot...

Leeds United FC urged to cancel tour in Myanmar

“This is a country where there is state-sponsored ethnic cleansing and genocide. It is not a place to play sport and it is not...

GSAL students raise over £3000 for Rohingya Muslims

Students in the Islamic Society at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) have teamed up in a fundraising effort to support Rohingyan people displaced...

From refugee kid to model: How one man’s harsh childhood in...

A young man who grew up in a refugee camp in Burma has set his sights on a career in the modelling industry and...

Heroes of Harehills: Local lads on a mission to raise £15,000...

  “We are called Harehills community Aid for a reason because it’s an area which gets enough bad publicity and we want to help change...

‘Stop the slaughtering of Rohingya Mulsims’: Hundreds from all faiths turn...

Hundreds of people joined together in a dynamic show of solidarity at a peace demo held outside Leeds Art Gallery in support of the...

Girls on a mission: Friends aim to raise £6,000 to deliver...

  Two dedicated fundraisers, having previously delivered aid to Syrian refugees in Reyhanli, are on a mission to raise a further £6000 to buy essentials...

Rohingya Muslims – the world’s most persecuted minority

 Over 2,600 houses burnt to the ground in one of the deadliest bouts of violence in Myanmar More than 2,600 houses have been burnt down...

Syrian refugees in Leeds speak to Asian Express out about experiences...

The horrors of Aleppo There’s no shortage of widespread media coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis with haunting tales of despair, desperation and destruction. We’ve heard...

Myanmar Rohingya massacre: Rohingya Muslim Child killings are ‘Crimes against humanity’

  “What kind of hatred could make a man stab a baby crying out for his mother's milk?” Muslim minorities around the world often face horrendous...

Syria’s Santa: Nazim’s Christmas aid mission helps refugees this winter

A charity champion from Bradford has self-funded a week-long trip to the Turkish and Syrian border town of Reyhanli to deliver vital humanitarian aid,...

A family mission: Shefta’s preparing for Greek aid mission

They say when it comes to charity work, two hands are often better than one. Thankfully for the Shefta family, ten hands will be on...

InTouch at home and overseas: Qurbani meals light up the holidays

Refugees in Calais and families across Bradford were able to share in a Qurbani feast last weekend as a local charity ensured meat was...

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