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11.22.17

Manus Blockade at Breaking Point as PNG Police Allegedly Attack Detainees

Peter Dutton has confirmed a "police operation" is underway inside the controversial detention centre.

6.27.17

What Life Looks Like After You Flee ISIS

Photos from inside a camp for internally displaced persons in Northern Iraq.

5.30.17

I'm Better at Parkour Than You, Bruv

My entire life revolves around the fact that I am a refugee, but parkour helps me forget the stuff that I can't forget otherwise.

5.29.17

What I Learned Trying to Become a Pro Footballer in the UK

I think you have to be a bit faster and stronger, if you want to play professionally in Europe.

3.20.17

Is that a Cage Full of Refugees?

Or isn't it a cage if "there's no roof"?

11.15.16

What It's Like to Be a Rohingya Child Bride

When Rashidah was 12, a mob of hardline Buddhists set fire to her Rohingya village. The girl was subsequently sold into slavery and raped by human traffickers. Her only way out of that life was getting married to a man many years her senior.

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11.20.15

The House of Representatives Is Trying to Block Syrian Refugees with Red Tape

Lawmakers—including nearly 50 Democrats—easily passed a bill that would effectively stall Obama's plans to accept 10,000 new refugees from the war-torn country.

9.9.15

Australia Sort of Responded to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Australian government will now take 12,000 additional refugees from Syria. But is it enough?

8.21.15

A Brief Guide to EU Immigration Debate Jargon

what are people on about when they talk about "Triton"? What's a "Eurosur"? Why is Dublin making regulations governing anything?

7.1.14

Tuareg Refugees from Mali Are Stuck Between Poverty and Violence

Fleeing war for poverty in Burkina Faso has left them in a horrible limbo.

6.26.14

Caught Between ISIS and Assad

“ISIS are good fighters, but we fucked them,” Yusuf Halap said in fluent English. I was sitting with Yusuf and two other young media activists in the Bab al Salam camp for internally displaced Syrians, a hundred yards south of the Turkish border. Bab...

4.30.14

Refugees in Kenya Are Being Forced Back to War-Torn Somalia

Meet Ifran. Last November, her life changed when police started bullying her into bribes, accusing her of being a terrorist, and threatening her with deportation.

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