Villages That Rescued Thousands During WWII Continue To Welcome Refugees

By Bryan Ferrell, Waging Nonviolence. -

Just as I was about to launch “City of Refuge” last fall, a new book came out on Le Chambon — the French village that was at the center of a remarkable World War II rescue operation. Having just [...]

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica: A Manufactured “Refugee” Crisis

By John Perry , Coha.org -

The situation has mostly normalized in Nicaragua and yet the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is promoting an imminent refugee crisis narrative. 80% of the recent asylum [...]

The Refugee Industry & Australia’s Still Burning – Coal

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Caged for seeking freedom – migrants and refugees in the land of the free. Next, zooming out on the global refugee industry – because yes, that too – is a booming business. Finally, global [...]

A Juarez Refugee Christmas

By Kent Paterson, Counterpunch.org -

As temperatures dip near or below freezing, scores of Mexican refugees huddle in their makeshift tents of layered plastic sheeting at the foot of the Santa Fe Bridge that connects Ciudad Juarez, [...]

At Emotional Meeting, North Dakota Residents Talk County Officials Out Of Trumpian Plan To Ban Refugees

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

At a standing-room-only meeting on Monday evening, residents of Burleigh Country, North Dakota, rejected a proposal that would have made the county the first in the nation to refuse entry to [...]

The New Stateless Peoples: Confronting US Culpability In The Climate Refugee Crisis

By Gwyneth Bernier, Commondreams.org   -

In light of a historically low proposed refugee resettlement ceiling, migration policy has been a central issue in the 2020 United States presidential election. However, it is rarely discussed in [...]

Immigrants Speak Boldly Despite Threats Of Violence

By Azadeh Shahshahani, Colorlines. -

Recently, an email was circulated by anti-immigrant forces saying that they intended to show up “armed” to an immigrants’ rights event at a public library in Georgia, because we as the organizers [...]

Beyond Moral Persuasion In The Struggle For Migrant And Refugee Justice

By William I. Robinson, Versobooks.com -

The United States is currently ground zero in the war against migrants and refugees waged by the global police state. Yet, it is also central to the resistance to that war. Yet, this resistance [...]

World Refugee Day: Palestinians Keep Their Right Of Return Alive Through Hope, Resistance

By Ramzy Baroud, Intrepidreport.com -

The United Nations’ World Refugee Day, observed annually on June 20, should not merely represent a reminder of “the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced [...]

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’ As German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years In Prison For Saving Refugees

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A German boat captain faces a long and costly trial in Italy for charges targeting her humanitarian efforts on behalf of refugees. "Italy's fascists are using this case as a showcase to deter [...]

Refused Right To Seek Asylum, Honduran Refugees Demand Reparations For Destructive US Foreign Policy In Central America

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"It may seem like a lot of money to you. But it is a small sum compared to everything the United States has stolen from Honduras." A month after arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in hopes of [...]

Rohingya Refugees Seek To Create Their Own Radio Station To Change The World

By Staff, Al Jazeera English -

In September 2017, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fled Myanmar, where the military was waging a brutal offensive against them that the United Nations has described as "a textbook [...]

Given What The U.S. Has Done To The World, It Should Be Letting All Refugees In

By Khury Peterson-Smith, Fpif.org -

People across the United States and around the world have been rightly outraged by U.S. federal agencies’ detention of migrants and separation of their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. Shortly [...]

Syria Calls Refugees Home While US Imperialism Punishes The Refugees It Creates

By Danny Haiphong, Blackagendareport.com -

For seven years, the US ruling class has united with a broad array of vultures to suck the nation of Syria dry--of its independence, sovereignty, and oil and gas resources. Israeli, Turkish, [...]

Europe’s Iron Curtain: Why The Refugee Crisis Is About To Get Worse

By Ramzy Baroud, Towardfreedom.org -

A recent European Council summit in Brussels was meant to articulate a united policy on the burgeoning refugees and migrant crisis. Instead, it served to highlight the bitter divisions among [...]