A New Home and a Helping Hand

A New Home and a Helping Hand

Time seems to have stopped in Dilingala, a sleepy farming village in southern Chad. But for many local residents, including 40-year-old Nicolas, life is forever changing. The violence ravaging the Central African Republic, just 50 kilometres from here, spilled over...
The Sound of Peace

The Sound of Peace

Every morning, Ahmad gently wakes his six-year-old son, Abdu. Then he places hearing aids over the boy’s ears and asks him what he can hear. It is a ritual they cherish, a moment when they remember just how much their lives have changed. Ahmad and Abdu are Syrian...

UNHCR welcomes the Supreme Court judgment in Ezokola

OTTAWA, 19 July 2013—The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomes the judgment issued today by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Ezokola, which addresses fundamental issues related to exclusion from refugee status on grounds of...

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