Stories about Refugees from October, 2015
MirgrArte Postale explores immigration through 125 art postcards by 96 artists from 14 countries.
Organized crime in Mexico and the violence that comes with it have created a mass of displaced people forced to leave their homes, creating "ghost towns" in their wake.
From refugee to Parliament Hill: Ahmed Hussen is Canada's first member of parliament of Somali descent.
"We are from countries that have been colonised or had wars fought against them—by the same countries that now treat us like criminals and make us risk our lives...”
For residents of the Greek island of Chios, the past summer brought a lesson that "will continue. . . as long as the misery inside and outside our country persists."
Gulwari Passarlay was only 12 when his mother sent him away from Afghanistan because she feared for his safety in the UK. He's written a book about his journey.
“The forum represents a recognition of the struggle over many years of social movements in the city, above all, that of immigrants, who are increasingly taking on more leadership roles"
The group Sea Watch organized an opportunity for parliamentarians, who hold power over the fate of refugees seeking Germany's safety, to see what riding in a precarious raft feels like.
The Danish daily newspaper Information invited 12 refugees, some newly arrived, all professional journalists, to take over the entire 48 pages of the newspaper on Friday, October 9.
Photographs of struggling Syrian refugees escaping death are plastered all over the Internet. Here's our pick of some photographs which are not what they seem. Rami Alhames explains.
“The seas are not only the graveyard of our bodies. . . but also of our memories—of our belongings and the small things we brought to remind us of home.”