World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day Today: Rohingyas in need of int'l protection: UN

The Rohingyas, the third largest refugee group in the world last year, are now in critical need of international protection as their condition is worse than the others, the UN Refugee Agency has said.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Being human

Photojournalist Darrin Zammit Lupi writes about his experience in covering boat arrivals to Malta in 2014

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Haunted by a sinking ship

Thamer & Thayer, brothers from Syria, escaped war, then unrest in Libya only to be faced with death on the Mediterranean

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Hamid’s escape from the Taliban

I was just 17 when I came once more close to dying, this time in my attempt to cross to Samos on a boat from Turkey, along with four more Afghans.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Overcoming compassion fatigue

We urge the Bangladesh government to review its Rohingya refugee policy, to robustly engage with the international community to compel Mynamar to create enabling conditions for the refugees to...