AYS daily digest 18/7: Syria is burning in the aftermath of Nice tragedy

Aleppo today. Photo: SAMS

General

238 people saved in Mediterranean today.

Wooden boat with 102 passengers. Photo: MSF

World’s six wealthiest countries host less than 9% of the world’s refugees

Afghanistan

While clashes are being reported, Afghanistan, backed up by UNHCR calls for people to return home

Syria

Many civilian casualties fall under U.S. backed coalition and strong help from France in the aftermath of Nice tragedy.

French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve, left, flanked by French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, delivers a speech after a defense and security council at the Élysée Presidential Palace in Paris, on Monday. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES

Hundreds have died since the escalation of bombing from all sides

Aleppo burning

Aleppo’s main supply artery closed.

Smoke rises after air strikes on Castello Road in Aleppo, Syria, last month [Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters]

Lebanon

Refugees protest in Lebanon

Greece

76 new arrivals in Greek islands

Fire in the Nea Kavala camp

Nea Kavala camp

Those who are not inside official camps can pre-register now

Four months in Greece — message from a refugee

Serbia

Political mood changing in Serbia — refugees threatened with arrests and more control on the borders

Info Park video

Distribution of more than a thousand of meals daily in center of Belgrade

France

Calais urges for help in donations and volunteers — please read

Australia

Refugees still protesting detention in Down Under

Nauru camp today

Daily news digests from the field, mainly for volunteers and refugees on the route, but also for journalists and other parties.

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