Latest stories about Refugees
26 January 2014
Many have fled their home countries for Israel and are seeking refugee status. The detentions have unleashed a wave of demonstrations in Tel-Aviv.
The number of refugees accepted into Brazil practically tripled from 2012 to 2013.
22 January 2014
The government of the tiny pacific island nation of Nauru has caused a legal and political storm by getting rid of its senior judiciary.
21 January 2014
Dead bodies are still being retrieved in the Visayas two months after typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. Temporary shelters were also exposed to be overpriced and substandard
11 January 2014
After being dormant for 400 years, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung suddenly erupted and displaced more than 20,000 villagers. It has erupted for more than 200 times already since last year
26 December 2013
Global Voices coverage of the transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia; and the deadly impact of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013
A nation's distress can be described in a single artwork better than a million words. Here is how Syrian artists celebrated Christmas.
23 December 2013
Small and big acts of kindness around the world have inspired typhoon survivors in the Philippines
8 December 2013
More than $100,000 was raised in the “Shave a Mustache, Keep a Syrian Child Warm” virtual campaign. Find out how you too can help Syrian children warm this winter.
For nearly 10 years Katsuya Soda has worked to bring the refugees issue to the attention of the complacent Japanese public. These days he has some extra help.