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In his new memoir, ‘Asylum,’ Nigerian refugee and LGBTIQ+ activist Edafe Okporo writes that even detention and discrimination didn’t shake his faith in America
“Uprooted” shows how the terrifying memories of conflict live on in those who have escaped, and sends a message of solidarity to refugees around the world. By UNHCR Staff No one uprooted by war can unsee the horrors they have witnessed. That is the powerful message of...
Trained refugee volunteers are the first line of defence against the frequent fires that tear through camps in the dry season. By Kristy Siegfried in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh First, a hole appears in the shelter’s tarpaulin roof, then flames and billowing black smoke....
By UNHCR Staff Narrated by UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller and supporter Mindy Kaling, an animated series looks at the rights of people forced to flee and the responsibility we all have to protect them. Every day, people arrive at the United States border with...
During her journey to safety, Yeraldine, a lesbian from Venezuela, faced much of the same discrimination as she had back home. On IDAHOTB, she talks about her efforts to make Ecuador a more inclusive place
After fleeing Burundi and landing in camps in Tanzania, Evodia and Josephine reunite — three and a half years later.
Canadian filmmaker chronicles the life of a Syrian refugee family in Lebanon.
The first thing Bahati Ernestine Hategekimana remembers about Nova Scotia is how green the Canadian province seemed compared to the neighbourhood in Kenya’s capital Nairobi where the 28-year-old Rwandan refugee had spent most of her life.
Q&A with Maan Alhmidi. A lawyer by training and now a journalist with the Canadian Press news agency.
Catering business uses food to empower Syrian refugee women in Canada and help with their integration.
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