Stories about Refugees from March, 2022
Tensions mount in Karabakh as parties exchange blame
The Azerbaijani army's seizure of a strategic village of Farrukh has led to accusations of a ceasefire violation leveled against Azerbaijan by both official Yerevan and Moscow.
Music in times of war: Song as a form of Ukrainian resistance
In Russia's invasion of Ukraine, culture and identity are at the center of the conflict. In this context, Ukrainian band "Okean Elzy" has stepped up to inspire the Ukrainian resistance.
Threatened with deportation in Thailand, a Lao activist seeks asylum in Canada
Khoukham is among the founders of Free Laos, a network of Lao workers in Thailand pushing for human rights in their home country. Thai authorities were seeking to deport him.
Russians against war are fleeing state crackdowns
They were concerned about their futures, closed borders, and their livelihoods, but mostly for the friends and family they left behind. The fear of persecution still looms.
Fleeing Odessa, yet planning to return: How humanitarian organizations cope with the war in Ukraine
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is expected to create Europe’s worst refugee crisis this century, many humanitarian organizations in the country are preparing plans for how to return and rebuild.
Turkmen students: Escaping from war-torn Ukraine
During the first few days of Russia’s war on Ukraine, the Turkmen embassy was largely unhelpful when it came to evacuating students and citizens.
Ukrainian Dispatches 3: Angels
You start walking to the border and tears drop down your face. You will pass ... you are confident, and your situation is perhaps the easiest one. But what about the others?
Ukrainian Dispatches 2: The border
You ask yourself where will all this stop, is there really nowhere safe in the country?
“Nothing can break these people”: Social media dispatches from Ukrainians
"How are you?" "Air raid siren" "I’m running to the shelter" "I’m safe" "I love you"
Ukrainian Dispatches 1: Fleeing Kyiv with family and pets
Fleeing for you means to go home, for them it means to abandon, perhaps forever, all that they have: house, friends, objects, and carry whatever memories of their lives into a small suitcase.
Ukraine's war unleashes flood of racism by media and politicians against Arab war victims
Comments on skin color, attire, class and lifestyle were seen as several media reporters and politicians explained why war on Ukraine was horrifying, compared to Syria, Iraq and elsewhere.