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Stories about Refugees
26 March 2017
"As volunteers, we’re treated as though we’re not part of the story.... But whether we like it or not, we are part of the narrative and influence it, significantly."
23 March 2017
16 March 2017
7 March 2017
“War is merciless. Many women and children have been burdened with supporting families that have lost the main breadwinner. They have no choice but to work."
5 March 2017
2 March 2017
25 February 2017
“Even before I shower, my mailbox is almost full. And soon as I wake up my phone starts ringing,” says Detroit organizer Adonis Flores.
24 February 2017
"Netanyahu's support for Trump and the wall shows in all its meanness how low the Israeli prime minister has reached. Shameful."
19 February 2017
Almost 2,000 fled their villages after recent skirmishes between the Kachin Independence Army and the Myanmar army
15 February 2017
When we want to truly understand what’s going on in Syria, we, at Global Voices, always turn to Marcell Shehwaro.
Dozens of families in Sri Lanka have been protesting in front of an Air Force camp, demanding the return of their homes, which have been occupied since 2009.
12 February 2017
Gasem al-Hamad and his family live in California, safe from the war, but now Hamad's brother is stuck in Jordan. It's unknown when the family may be reunited.
11 February 2017
8 February 2017
In airports and law offices around the United States, legal advocates and grassroots activists have found common ground in the fight against President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration.
6 February 2017
2 February 2017
Despite all the risks, many Syrian families see no choice, other than to flee their homeland for Lebanon and subject their children to labor abroad.
31 January 2017
As demonstrations break out against President Trump's executive orders, ordinary people feel their way toward protest.
30 January 2017
22 January 2017
In Golzow, the population had shrunk so much that authorities were considering closing the village's only elementary school. That's when the town mayor invited Syrian refugee families to move in.