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Stories about Refugees
28 November 2016
26 November 2016
Residents of this neighborhood used to drive a long way for good groceries, but new stores are popping up as a result of a wave of refugee resettlement here.
15 November 2016
Work tackling some of the world's most pressing issues should continue, regardless of the new US president-elect's positions on them.
8 November 2016
1 November 2016
"It makes a mockery of international law to outlaw genuine refugees from forever entering Australia. That is the most draconian thing I have ever heard of."
30 October 2016
The city of Boise, Idaho, is taking in a lot of Syrian refugees: 122 so far this year. Asmaa Albukaie, who arrived in November 2014, was the first.
18 October 2016
An 'International Day of the Girl' celebration in an internally displaced person camp in Kachin State, Myanmar highlights the lack of government protection of victims of gender-based violence in Myanmar.
14 October 2016
"Events like the 2010 earthquake should be basis for humanitarian asylum. Does sending people back to a country without a working infrastructure and facing famine and disease constitute justice?"
13 October 2016
"They have closed the doors on me and left me without any solution and this is the only path that I've found."
12 October 2016
29 September 2016
"Do I appear fidgety? Maybe it is because I don’t understand how someone would ever answer “Yes” to the question: 'Are you a member of a secret banned organization?'"
28 September 2016
22 September 2016
Thousands of people have disappeared in Sri Lanka since the 1980s stemming from conflict in the country, and their loved ones still don't know what happened.
21 September 2016
16 September 2016
Members of a parents' group are protesting the Greek government's decision to integrate more than 15,000 children from refugee and migrant families into the national education system.
28 August 2016
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
24 August 2016
To those who know the history of Palestine, Ahmad Abughaush's surname speaks volumes. Yet this information was absent from news reports on his gold medal triumph at the 2016 Olympics.
12 August 2016
Over two thousand leaked files reveal a pattern of sexual abuse, assault and self-harm in Australia's detention centre for asylum seekers on the remote Pacific island nation of Nauru.
31 July 2016
Two Global Voices contributors spent a week working with a British charity in Calais, France in solidarity with the refugees and migrants of the so-called "Calais Jungle".
18 July 2016
The rescue operation Sos Méditerranée publishes accounts of people who have survived journeys across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their blog.