Stories about Refugees from July, 2016
Helping Out With Migrants Stuck in Calais, France
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".
‘People Are Getting on Those Boats Because They Want to Live’
The rescue operation Sos Méditerranée publishes accounts of people who have survived journeys across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their blog.
A Young Liberian Refugee, Educated in America, Chooses to Move Back ‘Home’
Mercy Krua is a Liberian refugee who lives in Boston. Her son was also a Liberian refugee. But he decided to move back to Liberia and make his life there.
For Refugees at Katsikas Camp, Life Remains in Limbo
As the Greek summer intensifies, the refugees of Katsikas Camp—plus some 50,000 others stuck across Greece—wait in vain for some of the vague promises of the EU-Turkey deal to materialise.
Refugee Children in California Say Discrimination at School Is Getting Worse
In the city of San Diego, one after-school program is trying to ease feelings of alienation among young migrant students.
This Jewish Family Is Hosting a Syrian Muslim Refugee in Their Berlin Home
When a Syrian refugee moved into the Jellinek family's home in Berlin, he got help with his German. And the Jewish family developed a new appreciation for their country.