Stories about Refugees from November, 2016
Myanmar’s Refugee Returnees Struggle to Build New Lives
“We returned from a refugee camp. We didn’t come back bringing heaps of money. How are we supposed to pay 3 million kyats [US$2,200]?”
Refugee-Run Grocery Stores Help Bring Healthy Fare to a Food Desert in the US State of Pennyslvania
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.
UN Chiefs Chat Trump, Climate Change, Migration, and Water with Global Voices
Work tackling some of the world's most pressing issues should continue, regardless of the new US president-elect's positions on them.
Four Animated Videos That Advocate Religious Tolerance and Protection of Child Refugees in Myanmar
There have been intermittent clashes between Buddhist nationalists and Muslim minority groups in several communities, especially in the western part of Myanmar.
‘In Our World, You're Either Born With the Right Passport or Not’
Amélie Jacques, a French blogger, reacts to the current situation with refugees in Calais, France.
Melbourne Locals Welcome Syrian Refugees With Open Arms—and Butterflies
"Our butterflies are a reminder that even the smallest action can have a far-reaching effect."
Australian Government Plans Lifetime Visa Ban for Asylum Seekers Arriving by Boat
"It makes a mockery of international law to outlaw genuine refugees from forever entering Australia. That is the most draconian thing I have ever heard of."