Refugee

Food

The Problem with Eating Like a Refugee for a Week

Humanitarian charity Concern Worldwide's "Ration Challenge" asks fundraisers to spend a week eating the supply packs provided to refugees. But does it undermine the scale of the crisis?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
6.27.19
Syria

We Caught Up with the Syrian Refugee Who Spent Seven Months Trapped in an Airport

Hassan Al-Kontar was granted asylum in Canada, but says he still feels like the loneliest man in the world.
Nyima Pratten
3.13.19
Cookbooks

'Displaced Dishes' Shares the Recipes of Refugees in Greece's Second Largest Camp

Sometimes, remembering favourite dishes, arguing over ingredients, and telling their stories is as close as the refugees get to home.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.7.19
bdsm

The Syrian Refugee Who Found His Sexuality in Berlin

For most of his adult life, Bahri has wanted to be a sex slave. But he was only able to live out his fetish after his family fled Syria and moved to Berlin.
Yannah Alfering
8.28.18
Australia Today

We Met the Australians Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.20.18
international women's day

The Woman Behind International Women's Day Was a Refugee and a Socialist

Theresa Malkiel came to New York as a teen after fleeing anti-Semitic violence in Russia. Eighteen years later, she founded Women's Day, the forerunner of IWD.
Mary McGill
3.7.18
refugee crisis

Photographs of Daily Life in an Overcrowded Refugee Camp

About 1,500 people live in the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. One of them documented his life there for a month.
Melpomeni Maragkidou
12.13.17
BFI London Film Festival 2017

'Happy End' Follows a Calais Family Who Don't Care About the Migrant Crisis

Michael Haneke's new film looks at apathy and detachment through the eyes of a family that's falling apart.
Charles Graham-Dixon
10.20.17
refugee crisis

From Calais Gas Stove to London Kitchen: A Syrian Refugee Chef’s Story

Imad Alarnab owned two restaurants in Damascus before being forced to flee for Europe, where he spent two months in a Calais camp cooking with one knife and a tiny stove. Now in London, he wants to share the food of his homeland.
Johanna Derry
3.14.17
cambodia

This Iraqi Refugee Family Makes Cambodia’s Best Baba Ghanouj

Muna, her husband, and five sons fled their war torn hometown of Fallujah for Cambodia two years ago. Now in Phnom Penh, the family runs a restaurant recreating traditional Iraqi dishes with a makeshift oven and improvised ingredients.
Nathan A. Thompson
2.7.17
coffee

Some Trump Supporters Are Boycotting Starbucks for Pledging to Help Refugees

Serving people coffee? It’s a political act in 2017.
Alex Swerdloff
2.1.17
Photos

Meet the Syrians Who've Taken Refuge in Clarkston, Georgia

Situated on the outskirts of Atlanta, Clarkston is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the US and has served as a landing pad for refugees since the Vietnam War.
Avery L. White
1.19.17
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