refugee crisis


Why Fashion Can Be Vital for Some 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 by Wendy Pearlman.
Wendy Pearlman
activist art

3,500 Salvaged Life Jackets Storm Denmark for Ai Weiwei's Latest

For World Refugee Day, Ai Weiwei placed thousands of refugee life jackets in the windows of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg.
DJ Pangburn

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 UK Government Is Being Sued for Breaking Its Promise to Take in 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

A Struggling Greek Family Opened Their Home to 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

We Talked with Idomeni Villagers About Helping Refugees in Their Tiny Border Town

"While there should never have been this much suffering, I feel blessed that I could do something."
Kostas Koukoumakas, Photos: Alexandros Avramidis

The Sophisticated Smuggling Routes Bringing Refugees into Europe

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

Activists Are Projecting Digital "Calligraffiti" Onto Walls in Berlin

Combining traditional calligraphy with graffiti, the young art form comes to Germany with a mission.
DJ Pangburn
The Tight Squeeze Issue

Greece's Anarchists Are Taking Better Care of Refugees Than the Government

Greece has been at the crossroads of irregular immigration for more than a decade, especially since the influx of refugees from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the early 2000s.
Molly Crabapple