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Syrian Mothers on Their Own: “We Are All the Same, Confronting Death and Our Destiny”

by Riham Alkousaa –Germany– Fadia Al-Khatib, a mother of five, came to Germany by herself. The 44-year-old Syrian woman and her husband decided that she would […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Human Rights, Islam, Politics & Democracy, Refugees, Syria, The World, Violence Against Women

“The Last Things to Lose are your Dignity and Hope”: Haitian Refugee Camps Model Future Society (Part II)

If one positive thing has come from the earthquake of January 12, it is the greater inclusion of Haiti in the human family. True, the catastrophe […]

Haiti, Refugees, The WIP Talk

United Nations Attacks Refugee Camp, Protests Mount

Last week, the United Nations peacekeeping mission fired tear gas and rubber bullets into a crowded refugee camp, leaving at least six hospitalized and others suffering […]

Refugees, The WIP Talk

Climate Refugees: The Human Toll of a Changing Planet

by Jessica Mosby – USA – The world’s weather is changing and millions of people will be displaced. This tragic reality is captured in the new […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Climate Change, Energy, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, Politics & Democracy, Refugees

London Rally Draws Many of the UK’s Struggling Zimbabwean Exiles

by Sandra Nyaira – UK – On a chilly Saturday afternoon as rain drizzles continually from the grey London skies, Trafalgar Square slowly fills with women […]

Activism, Business & Economy, Displacement, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Refugees, United Kingdom, Women's Rights, Zimbabwe

“South Africa Treats Zimbabwean Refugees Like Criminals”

by Grace Kwinjeh – South Africa – Last week Zimbabwe’s civil society and opposition held a commemorative vigil marking the anniversary of the gruesome torture of […]

Africa, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Political Violence, Politics & Democracy, Refugees, Robert Mugabe, South Africa, Torture, Zimbabwe

A Current between Shores: Leaving Home

by Rose-Anne Clermont – Germany – They leave holding only their children’s small hands in their own. A crumpled photo of a relative might find its […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Haiti, Immigration, Refugees, The World

The Saharawi – Forgotten in the Desert

by Victoria Aitken – UK – Inspired by her friend Piera’s lost heritage, writer Victoria Aitken traveled to Western Sahara to understand more about the plight […]

Africa, Colonialism, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Refugees, The World