Featured stories about Refugees
Stories about Refugees
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
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.
7 January 2017
"Europa: An Illustrated Introduction to Europe for Migrants and Refugees" tries to explain the continent's history and politics through the lens of conflict and migration.
30 December 2016
Here's a list of 41 Global Voices stories about the strength and creativity of the human spirit, proving that 2016 wasn't an annus horribilis through and through.
23 December 2016
11 December 2016
Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis make up the majority of the refugee population stuck on Lesbos and other Greek islands. So the Africans there to seek asylum are often overlooked.
10 December 2016
A folklorist at the Erie Art Museum in the US state of Pennsylvania dreamed up the idea: helping refugees gain work skills while working with them to preserve their songs.
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.