Migration & Displacement

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Invisible Children: Portraits of Young Refugees

The solo exhibition, Invisible Children at C. Grimaldis Gallery in Baltimore portrays young Syrian refugees on the streets of Beirut and third-generation Palestinian girls in refugee camps. Through a series of portraits, photographer, Rania Matar captures the eerie reality of life on the refugee …

Refugees

Berlin photographer gives a face to the children of war

"Refugee" has become an abstract, overused term, says Berlin photographer Daniel Sonnentag. So in his moving photo series "They Have Names," he's set …

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Portraits of South Sudanese Refugees

Mingkamann refugee camp, Lakes state, South Sudan: This woman is no longer able to walk due to hunger. She has not eaten<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ugo Lucio …

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This is what a refugee family looks like

Today, at a moment’s notice, tens of thousands of people like Mohammed and 2-year-old Christina will be driven from their homes and forced to leave …

Intimate Portraits of Refugees: ‘We Don’t Want to Live in a War’

A close-up look at the people trying to rebuild their lives after being uprooted by violence in the Middle East.<p>The story of refugees fleeing the Middle East is often told in numbers—59.5 million people displaced at the end of 2014, for example. While figures like this speak to the severity of the …

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The Importance of 'Arrival Cities'

Germany has taken in over a million refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers since August 2015. The ad hoc neighborhoods that will emerge out of this period are critical for integration.<p><i>Heimat</i> is a German word with no direct translation in English, like <i>schadenfreude</i>, or <i>zeitgeist</i>. It describes the …

Cities

Picturing the New Americans

Minneapolis, Minnesota, is home to roughly 30,000 people of Somali origin. Many of them are refugees, having fled famine and decades of war—a situation not dissimilar to that of today’s Syrian refugees. For the past year, photographer Arthur Nazaryan documented this enclave of new Americans to show …

Refugees Photograph Their Journeys with Disposable Cameras

The ongoing refugee crisis has been the focus of many photographers’ works in recent times. German photographer Kevin McElvaney show the story from a …

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Former Refugees Open Their Wallets to Help Syrians in Serbia

PRESEVO, Serbia — The plight of the refugees flooding this gritty border town hits a bit close to home — an unlikely kinship that has been spurring the locals into action.<p>The predominantly ethnic Albanian town of Presevo is the first port of call in Serbia for refugees who’ve crossed the border …

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IKEA's flat-pack refugee shelter wins coveted design award

Recognition of Better Shelter couldn't come at a better time.<p>A particularly ingenious product from IKEA has won a prestigious Beazley Design of the …

Trump says Obama banned refugees too. He’s wrong.

Shortly after President Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning all refugees and all nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, there was a curious reaction from some members of the conservative press: President Obama had the same thing. You heard it …

Foreign Policy

Trump's change of course in refugee policy: legal but radical

US President Donald Trump's drastic, yet expected, turnaround on refugee policy is on safe legal ground. However, it raises serious concerns about …

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H&M

Living in limbo in Libya

“Why, if they know they could die at sea, are they still coming?” That’s the question being asked by many Europeans about the continuing flood of …

Dadaab-born blogger: 'My nationality is refugee'

Dadaab is considered the biggest refugee camp in the world. Kenya wants to close the camp and repatriate the refugees to Somalia. Blogger Brownkey …

Africa

Obama Says There Was No Way To Intervene In Syria “On The Cheap”

“We wanted to do something, and it sounded like the right thing to do, but it was going to be impossible to do this on the cheap,” he said Friday at the White House.<p>President Obama on Friday said he feels responsible for the situation in Syria, but insisted there was no way to intervene “on the …

Witnessing the Rohingya's Invisible Genocide

A Rohingya family, Burmese Muslims, live in the Thay Chaung camp for the Internally Displaced outside of Sittwe, which h<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lynsey Addario …

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Migration

10 Ways You Can Help the People of Aleppo

As the situation in Aleppo, Syria continues to worsen, many charities are working together to help those in the city flee its violence.<p>The people of Aleppo are in more danger than ever. On December 12, the United Nations confirmed that more than 80 civilians were killed by Syrian troops. Though …

South Sudan refugee crisis: The wooden bridge between death and safety

<b>For three years South Sudan has tumbled deeper into self-inflicted chaos, and it now finds itself on the brink of something even more terrifying.</b><p>United Nations officials rarely use the words "genocide" and "ethnic cleansing," but they now say potentially both could envelop the world's youngest …

How Artists Are Addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Artists from Banksy to Ai Weiwei are creating works that address the refugee crisis, but where do we draw the line between raising awareness and exploitation?<p>Last year a German train rode through the city of Dresden, bringing with it a message to commuters: a painting of the word ''Welcome," …

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Aerial Photographs Capture the Biggest Refugee Camp in the World

Brendan Bannon’s images of Dadaab, Kenya are featured in the MoMA’s ongoing group exhibition, “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter.”<p>Shot high above the sunburnt ground, aerial images capture the order and the immensity of the biggest refugee camp in the world: Dadaab, Kenya. Photographer …

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7 Things Everyone Needs To Know About Syrian Refugees

Imagine witnessing your husband being beaten bloody in front of you and your children. A few nights later, you’re shaken awake by a loud explosion. …

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