As the United Nations focuses on the details of how over 600,000 Rohingya are to be returned to Myanmar from refugee camps in Bangladesh, the government of Myanmar is rapidly destroying all evidence of a rapidly unfolding genocide. Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday said that it has new satellite images showing 55 abandoned villages […]
Read the full article on Film Companion, here: http://www.filmcompanion.in/berlin-film-festival-a-focus-on-the-refugee-crisis-searching-for-intimacy-gael-garcia-bernals-heist-and-aftermath-drama/amp/ Two years ago, Gianfranco Rosi’s refugee documentary, Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare), won the Golden Bear. Show More Summary
The "politics of demonization" provided fertile ground for human rights abuses in 2017, exemplified by the response of Europe and Donald Trump's US to the refugee crisis, rights group Amnesty international said Thursday. The British-based...Show More Summary
Poor countries have borne the brunt of the refugee crisis. Tanzania’s refusal to bear the cost of a new U.N. program is a warning to the West.
BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - A humanitarian disaster in eastern Congo is quickly worsening as aid agencies have been forced to pull back due to growing insecurity and slashed budgets, the head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said on Wednesday.
More than 100,000 refugees live in Bangladeshi camps prone to high water and landslides. “Their lives are greatly at risk,” a top U.N. official said.
Filippo Grandi also warned that conditions aren't right for Rohingya Muslims to voluntarily return to Myanmar
In NORTH you play a man who applies for asylum in a city filled with strange creatures and strange customs. Dealing with the issue of the contemporary refugee crisis while at the same time being deeply rooted in a classical cyberpunk...Show More Summary
As of February 2018, the United Nations estimates almost 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar’s violent campaign of ethnic cleansing. Almost universally, they’ve moved into refugee settlements in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. That is straining Bangladesh, which has absorbed a remarkable number of people in just six months, leading to desperately cramped conditions in the […]
One month after the Trump administration announced a drastic funding cut to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, only one country, Kuwait, has stepped forward to offer additional funding, senior UNRWA officials said Friday. The United...Show More Summary
BOA VISTA, Brazil (Reuters) - The Brazilian government will deploy more troops on its border with Venezuela and start relocating tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who have fled into northern Brazil, Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Thursday.
An outbreak of diphtheria in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh makes it clear that these people were living in substandard conditions before they fled Myanmar -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including Spain's traditional carnival and super blue blood moon.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Thursday that Lebanon would not force refugees to return to Syria but called for more international help in dealing with the refugee crisis.
An outbreak of diphtheria in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh makes it that these people were living in substandard conditions before they fled Myanmar -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has resigned from an international advisory panel on the massive Rohingya refugee crisis, calling it a "whitewash and a cheerleading operation" for Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The sudden resignation Wednesday of probably the panel's most prominent member,...
INTERNATIONAL - Europe no longer has a concept of shared solidarity and its systems to deal with the refugee crisis has collapsed. This emerged during a session Reconnecting Refugees at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in Switzerland...Show More Summary
UNICEF Senior Emergency Coordinator AK Musse was a child refugee. Now he's devoted his career to helping people in crisis around the world.
Carol star Cate Blanchett has said that documentary makers can help shine a light on the issue of the 65M refugees displaced around the world. Blanchett was speaking in Davos to promote her work as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR). Show More Summary
Right-wing populists are exploiting the migration issue in both the United States and Europe, but dismissing their arguments would be a mistake. Instead, an honest assessment of the economic and regime-change policies that fuel migration is needed, reports Andrew Spannaus.…Read more ?