refugee crisis


Denmark’s Elections Show How Much Europe Is Normalizing Anti-Immigrant Politics

“If politics becomes a competition about who can talk the toughest about refugees and minorities, the radical right will always win”​


How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Italian Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.


Key rebel leader in South Sudan’s civil war rejects peace deal, won't lay down arms

“We’re not going to stop. If Juba thinks that without bullets we’re not going to be able to protect ourselves and our people they’re wrong,” rebel leader Thomas Cirillo told VICE News. ​


The Myanmar military doesn’t want you to see where the Rohingya genocide took place

One million Rohingya refugees remain in Bangladesh as the U.N. accuses Myanmar of genocide


Why Fashion Can Be Vital for Some Refugees

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


Syrian Refugees Are Finally Creating Much Needed Mental Health Support Systems

In one embattled city, nearly 90 percent of depression cases are caused by the war. We can do something to change that.


How to Support Over 100 Women on Hunger Strike Inside the UK's Most Controversial Immigration Center

Strikers escalated their actions against the detention facility, which mainly houses female asylum-seekers and immigrants awaiting deportation.


Turkey's Government Crackdown on Journalists and Social Media Has Crippled Freedom of Speech

Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, benefited from Twitter and Facebook but used his power to silence critics and journalists.


Syrian Refugees' Faith and Narratives Endure Despite Intensified War and Displacement

Miles from the Syrian border, refugees fight to maintain spaces of community and healing.


Macron targets asylum seekers in France with “repressive” new bill

Even members of Macron's party are pushing back.


#MeToo Is a Matter of Life or Death for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

As ethnic genocide continues to kill thousands in Rakhine state, human rights activist Wai Wai Nu tells us how you can help address one of the great humanitarian crises of our time.


From Afghanistan to Yemen, Here's How to Help the Countries With the Highest Risk For Humanitarian Crises

As war, famine and disaster loom for countries around the world, 2018 will be an important year for regular people to lend a helping hand to those in need.