Stories about Refugees from December, 2015
The 7 Most-Read Stories of 2015 on Global Voices
The following seven stories received the most attention from audiences and also received hundreds of shares, likes and comments on social media and our site.
‘Nobody Knows Their Story': A Bhutanese-American Psychologist Gives Her Refugee People a Voice
Luna Acharya Mulder has a rare window on the refugee psyche. Growing up, she went back and forth between two vastly different worlds--New York and refugee camps in Nepal.
This Year on GV Face We Took You to Gaza, Budapest, Beirut, Paris and Beyond
This has been a fascinating year on GV Face, our Hangout series where we try to understand the world through discussions with our on-ground experts -- Global Voices community members.
The Syrian Conflict Won't Steal My Christmas
In a country in the throes of war, celebrating Christmas can be an act of both profound naïvete and staunch resistance.
As Japan Refuses to Accept More Refugees, a Hateful Meme Goes Viral
Though Internet users only recently debunked a false English-language meme about Japan's alleged restrictions on Muslims, it's far from true that Japan necessarily welcomes immigrants and refugees with open arms.
A Tajik Singer Calls on the World Not to Forget Aylan Kurdi
'Whose knife is in my heart and my sight? What country is my lonely body buried in?'
How Culturally Sensitive Mental Healthcare Helped One Somali-American Teenager Stay Resilient
She survived hunger and homelessness. Then she had to figure out her identity.
Hungary Adds a Flashy Website and a Lawsuit to Its Anti-Refugee Arsenal
Hungary is stepping up efforts to block European Union plans to relocate some 120,000 refugees across the continent.
Syria's Most Vulnerable Live a Hard Life in Jordan's Refugee Camps
Yemeni blogger Noon Arabia visits a few of the camps where some of Jordan's 650,000 Syrian refugees are living under difficult circumstances.
A Syrian Family in California Feels the Post-Paris Chill
Life is full steam ahead for this resettled Syrian family, but they worry their relatives, hoping to come to the US too, may not be allowed in anytime soon.
While India's National Media Bungles Its Chennai Flood Coverage, Social Media Steps Up
"In fact, what is more troubling in a way is that the nature of the coverage only confirms a north-south divide..."