refugee crisis


Why Fashion Can be Vital for Refugees

"I think that if you're badly dressed, everyone sees you as just another refugee."
Anna Topaloff
refugee crisis

Child Refugees Are Being Abused By European Border Officials

A report by Doctors Without Borders details the mistreatment of refugees along the Balkan Route.
Kostas Koukoumakas
refugee crisis

Tales of Horror and Heroism from the Syrian Civil War

Read a crushing excerpt from ‘We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled,’ a new book of oral histories compiled by Wendy Pearlman.
Wendy Pearlman
refugee crisis

What's Left of the Migrants Who Died Trying to Cross from Turkey to Greece

Professor Pavlos Pavlidis has identified 200 dead immigrants in the past 17 years.
Kostas Koukoumakas, Photos: Alexandros Avramidis

The Refugee Who Smuggled Himself Out of Camps and into ‘Rocket Man’

The incredible true story of 31-year-old Majid Adin, an Iranian refugee animator behind a viral music video for one of Elton John's most classic jams.
Sulaiman Hakemy
refugee crisis

The Government Is Being Sued for Breaking Its Promise on Child Refugees

After taking just 480 of the 3,000 they promised, councils have accused the Home Office of being "incompetent", "chaotic" and "wholly inadequate".
Mark Wilding
Greek crisis

An Unemployed Greek Family Opened their Home to a Family of Refugees

Stamatis and Katerina share the little they have with a family of refugees who have nothing.
Maria Louka
refugee crisis

Talking to the Refugees Hiding in Serbia's Abandoned Factories

"They receive you with a heartfelt 'Welcome to Europe, we'll kill you."
Klaus Petrus
refugee crisis

What Happens When Refugees Arrive in Your Tiny Village

The villagers of Idomeni were helping refugees long before the NGOs arrived.
Kostas Koukoumakas, Photos: Alexandros Avramidis

The Sophisticated Smuggling Routes Bringing Refugees into Greece

Attempts to crack down on migration have created the perfect breeding ground for new smuggling ecosystems.
Stav Dimitropoulos
refugee crisis

Is that a Cage Full of Refugees?

Or isn't it a cage if "there's no roof"?
Melpomeni Maragkidou
The Tight Squeeze Issue

How Greece Became the EU's Prison for Refugees

With living conditions entirely determined by others, the refugees' helplessness is exacerbated by the long, uncertain wait to learn their fate.
Molly Crabapple