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Stories about Refugees
11 November 2014
Based on a series of workshops with young refugees from Burma, American author Erika Berg is planning a book that compiles artwork by the children in her seminars.
28 October 2014
According to the UNHCR, 612,700 applied for asylum in North America, Europe, East Asia and the Pacific last year – the highest since 2001.
8 October 2014
Kobane has been under attack since mid-September by ISIS. The hashtags #TwitterKurds, #Kobani and #کوبانی have been trending on social media in support of the city.
24 September 2014
#withSyria campaign wants the world leaders to hear and act through 100K signatures to effectively stop the indiscriminate attacks of Syrians civilians. Help us by spreading the word.
8 September 2014
Indians Publish Cries for Help and Calls for Donations on Twitter as Deadly Flooding Hits Jammu and Kashmir
"It's raining hell in Kashmir. Roads and rivers inundated. People being evacuated to safer places."
7 September 2014
An Iranian asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei has been declared brain dead after suffering septicaemia from an infection contracted while in offshore detention. Many Australians have responded with compassion or anger.
4 September 2014
Pakistan's 1 Million Internal Refugees Might Have to March to Islamabad to Get the Nation's Attention
Authorities in Pakistan's displaced communities are growing impatient with the government's relief efforts. One tribal leader even threatens to march to Islamabad, if that's what it takes to be noticed.
3 September 2014
An online platform that brings together African immigrants' stories and videos, unabridged. A project that helps to overcome prejudices and stereotypes and improve people's knowledge about them.
30 August 2014
Maryam Ashrafi's portfolio spans Iran, Iraq, Turkey and France. Global Voices interviewed her about her work.
28 August 2014
A barrel bomb destroyed little Ghina's home and killed her mother. She survived, despite being buried in rubble herself.