Tag: refugee crisis

How the Jo Cox Studentship will help refugee studies

How the Jo Cox Studentship will help refugee studies

Receiving the Jo Cox Studentship for me in Refugee-Migration Studies is not just an immense honour at a personal level but also a responsibility with with a lot of history behind it. For me as a person who…

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What This Syrian Refugee Does That Will Make You Smile

What This Syrian Refugee Does That Will Make You Smile

I’m a very, very happy child when I was in Syria. Before the war in Syria. 2011, the war started. One day, when I finished school, I was going out with three of my friends, and then suddenly,…

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Shaima’s Story – A Day in a Life of a Refugee Child | World Vision

Shaima’s Story – A Day in a Life of a Refugee Child | World Vision

Shaima: We were in our village when the missiles and bombs hit. I told my father we should leave and go to Jordan. We had to walk about 72 kilometres. Thousands of children like Shaima, fleeing their homes…

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Joining Refugees On Perilous Boat Crossing | Special Report

Joining Refugees On Perilous Boat Crossing | Special Report

Abu Abdullah’s family have slept on this pavement for five days now. They fled bombs and fighting in the Syrian city of Daraa. But like the hundreds of others crowding the Turkish town of Izmir, this is but…

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Biometrics Innovation for Refugees in Thailand

Biometrics Innovation for Refugees in Thailand

In a remote refugee camp in Western Thailand with no electricity, phone coverage or access to the Internet, an unlikely digital revolution is changing lives. Ban Mai Nai Soi camp. More than 10,000 Myanmar refugees live here, some…

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Germany: The Syrian Refugee band Musiqana

Germany: The Syrian Refugee band Musiqana

When the war came everything changed in Syria. Everything completely changed. Suddenly, everything is broken. I left Syria because you have no choice, you know. It’s war. War means you find some place to save yourself. When I’m…

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Inside Tijuana’s Migrant Caravan Camp | AJ+

Inside Tijuana’s Migrant Caravan Camp | AJ+

Luzwin Madrid has traveled thousands of miles from Honduras escaping poverty and violence. She’s spent most of the 7-week journey walking with her 4-year-old daughter and 15-year-old sister. Her dream is to reach the U.S. to provide a…

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Syrian refugees in Lebanon desperately needing medical treatment | Unreported World

Syrian refugees in Lebanon desperately needing medical treatment | Unreported World

This episode takes us to the front lines of the Syrian refugee emergency in Lebanon. A country that has received over one and a half million refugees since the war began. This Unreported World film first aired in…

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Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi becomes an Australian citizen

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi becomes an Australian citizen

Oh my god! I am really big surprised what happened today. I’m very happy to get citizen and I am so happy when I see family start to join me to get their citizen. And finally, no country,…

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This is Shahad: 2012 refugee statistics animation

This is Shahad: 2012 refugee statistics animation

This is Shahad. This is Shahad’s family. And this is one of the bombs that fell on their village last year wounding Shahad and killing two of her siblings. 2012 was a perilous year, as 7.6 million people…

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