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Thousands of Rohingyas Fleeing Violence Are Stranded on the Bangladesh-Myanmar Border

The Rohingya community in Myebon. 2013. Image from Flickr by European Commission DG ECHO. CC BY-NC-ND Violence between an insurgent group and Myanmar's security forces...

Afghan Asylum Seekers’ Anti-Deportation Protest in Stockholm Marks Two Weeks

One of the organizers of the protest in Medborgarplatsen, Stockholm, Sweden – August 16th. Image taken from Kateb Media Group with permission. Today marks two...

Deadly Floods in Bangladesh, India and Nepal Wreak Havoc

Flood in Biratnagar Airport, Nepal. Screenshot from YouTube video by Deo Creations. A series of terrible floods in Bangladesh, India and Nepal are disrupting lives...

‘With Empty Hands But Deep Beliefs,’ Jamal Hosseini Lost His Life...

Seyed Jamal Hosseini during the very first days of HRAI’s activities in Van, Turkey. Image via HRANA, published with permission. Activism against repressive governments can...

Syrians Fleeing the War Seek Refuge in Brazil Where the Assad...

The Brazilian flag with the revolution's flag in the center. Mixed by an anonymous blogger for Global Voices. Syrians fleeing the country's civil war are...

Lebanese Government Bans All Protests Right Before a Syrian Refugee Solidarity...

A march in Lebanon, July 2016, against racism and curfews faced by Syrian refugees. Photo: Levant Chronicles on Facebook The Lebanese government banned all protests...

Offshore Asylum Seeker Detainees Win Historic Compensation in Australia

Manus Island asylum seeker detention centre. Image courtesy Behrouz Boochani. Used with permission. An out-of-court settlement has highlighted the treatment by Australia of people seeking...

Burundi’s Political Instability Is Worsening the Country’s Food Crisis

The food shortage has affected three million Burundians. Marché de Bubanza, Burundi. 17 August 2014. Credit: Sara, via Wikimedia. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International. In...

Hong Kong's Hottest Fake News Headlines Target Refugees, Foreign Domestic Workers

Pro-Beijing Political Party and newspapers are working together to create the “fake refugee” problem and advocate for close camp. Image via HKFP, used with...

Hong Kong's Worker News Wins Award for Series Debunking Myths About...

World Refugee Day 2016. Photo from Worker News. A series of news features by Worker News debunking the idea that asylum seekers arriving in Hong Kong are “fake refugees”...

As Border Wall Looms Over Mexico, a Closer Look at Israel’s...

Members of the Eritrean community in Israel mourn on October 21, 2015 in Levinsky park in south Tel Aviv during a memorial ceremony for...

Fleeing the Shells of War, Kachin Civilians Struggle Against Freezing Cold...

Kachin civilians have set up a camp in the China-Myanmar border to escape the renewed hostilities between the Kachin Independence Army and the Myanmar...

As Burundi's Political Crisis Simmers, Critics Are Silenced

Burundians living in Nairobi, Kenya and friends of Burundi says no to third term for president Pierre Nkurunziza. — by Vincent Munga for Demotix. Since...

Protests, Deportations and Uncertainty: Iranians Ensnared by Trump's Immigration Ban

Iranian-American academic Karim Sadjadpour juxtaposes the image of elderly Iranian green card holders detained for hours in Washington, against an image of Ivanka Trump...

India's Education Minister Says Cow Is the Only Animal to Inhale...

The cow is, quite possibly, the most talked about animal in India. Image from Flickr by Rod Waddington. CC BY-SA 2.0 The Indian cow is...

‘Europa’, a Guidebook to Help Migrants and Refugees Understand Europe

“Europa: An Illustrated Introduction to Europe for Migrants and Refugees” tells the story of European immigration. Credit: Courtesy of the Arab Fund for Arts...

Malaysians Can Have Their Cake and Eat It Too Inside McDonald's...

McDonald's in Malaysia. Photo from the Flickr page of Martin Lewison, CC License The decision of the Malaysian office of fast food giant McDonald’s to...

What Christ is Born Among Us Today?

Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Luc-Olivier Merson, 1879, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. IMAGE: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons These are meant to...

The 2016 Word of the Year Down Under? ‘Democracy Sausage’.

Democracy Sausage. By Silent Billy (Own work) , via Wikimedia Commons‘Democracy sausage’ has been awarded the Oz word of the year by the Australian...

Myanmar’s Refugee Returnees Struggle to Build New Lives

The warehouse of the Relief and Resettlement Department’s Rangoon office in Mayangone Township, where 17 returnees are being provided temporary shelter. Photo and caption...

Four Animated Videos That Advocate Religious Tolerance and Protection of Child...

Screenshot of a video warning about the negative social impact of religious discrimination and online hate speech. Source: YouTube Last year, Global Voices featured the...

Australian Government Plans Lifetime Visa Ban for Asylum Seekers Arriving by...

Asylum Seekers intercepted near Australia – Screenshot from Australian Border Force 2014 video ‘No Way’ Divisions within Australia about the treatment of asylum seekers arriving...

Myanmar’s Laws and Societal Attitudes Make Girls Vulnerable to Abuse

What do you want to tell girls across Myanmar on International Day of the Girl? “Study hard and work hard to accomplish your dreams....

Philippine Sugar Farmers Facing Another ’Dead Season’ Turn to Government for...

A farmland in Negros. Photo courtesy of UMA Pilipinas. Tiempo Muerto, or “The Dead Season,” visits sugar plantations across the Philippines, when many farmers struggle with hunger and...

US Politics? No, Thanks. Pass the Tomatoes.

Hand and ballot illustration public domain from Pixabay. Clinton and Trump caricatures by DonkeyHotey (CC BY-SA 2.0). Image remixed by Georgia Popplewell. As a child,...
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