Stories about Refugees from June, 2019
New documentary explores the roots of Myanmar’s persecution of the Rohingya community
"I wish people in Myanmar see this film, since it is not only about Rohingya, it is about all ethnic minorities, who have faced persecution for years."
Visas now required for Venezuelans as Trinidad and Tobago concludes migrant registration process
A group of protestors outside a registration centre in the nation's capital called for the "closure of the borders" of the twin-island nation.
‘Everything is destroyed': Inside the ruins of Marawi City in the Philippines
"Despite the scale of the destruction, almost no clearing has been done yet. Bombed homes and establishments, plazas, churches, and mosques — everything is destroyed."
Trinidad and Tobago registers Venezuelan asylum-seekers to legalise their status
The two-week-long initiative, which began on May 31, 2019, will afford undocumented Venezuelans amnesty so that they can be put on record and be legally recognised in Trinidad and Tobago.