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Matt Broomfield

Matt Broomfield

Matt Broomfield is a freelance journalist who has written for the Independent, VICE and Motherboard.

Investigation: Refugees on Lesvos say volunteers use promises of food, clothes and WiFi to coerce the vulnerable into converting to Christianity, reports Matt Broomfield.

01 May, 2018

Exclusive: A scheme to repatriate refugees whose asylum bids have been rejected amounts to bullying and bribing desperate people to return to desperate situations, reports Matt Broomfield.

02 February, 2018

Comment: New EU Commission reforms could see refugees returned to 'safe' countries that are anything but safe in reality, writes Matt Broomfield.

07 December, 2017

In-depth: The New Arab has spoken with long-term inmates in Indonesia's infamous detention centres, trapped in squalid conditions with no hope of escape.

22 November, 2017

In-depth: The New Arab has spoken with LGBTQI+ refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos to learn of their experience in the Moria refugee camp.

10 November, 2017

In-depth: The Greek authorities are deporting migrants on the Greek islands to Turkey in an expedited process - raising concerns over potentially illegal and prejudiced practices, reports Matt Broomfield.

23 October, 2017

In-depth: Sudanese activists have told The New Arab of their fears the Sudanese regime will step up human rights violations now US sanctions have been lifted.

11 October, 2017

EU governments are silencing their internal concerns over massive human rights violations in Sudan while paying out money to prevent the flow of migrants into Europe.

09 October, 2017