refugee crisis

Photography

Why Fashion Can be Vital for Refugees

"I think that if you're badly dressed, everyone sees you as just another refugee."
Anna Topaloff
8.7.18
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
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
11.3.17
Theatre

This Old VICE Article About the Refugee Crisis Is Now a Play

Writer Henry C. Krempels once found a woman occupying his bunk on a train from Milan to Paris. He first turned her story into an article and now into a play, titled 'The Sleeper'.
Rose Lewenstein
8.8.17
refugee crisis

The Greek Hotel Where Tourists and Refugees Sleep Under One Roof

Over the past year, 274 of the most vulnerable refugees on the island of Samos have been accommodated by the aptly named Paradise Hotel.
Melina Sidiropoulou
8.1.17
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
6.28.17
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
6.26.17
Art

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
6.23.17
refugee crisis

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

Councils have accused the Home Office of being "incompetent", "chaotic" and "wholly inadequate".
Mark Wilding
6.22.17
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
6.20.17
New Neighbours

A Playlist of Songs I Listened to While Trying to Get from Syria to Europe

Ever since I was 10, I've been into metal.
A. from Syria
5.29.17
New Neighbours

All the Gaffes I've Made Since Arriving in the UK

I'd never been to a big shopping centre before. How was I supposed to know you're not allowed to take your trousers off?
Mohamed Muumin
5.29.17