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 [...]

America Bombs, Europe Gets The Refugees. That’s Evil

By Eric Zuesse, Strategic-culture.org -

The US Government (with France and a few other US allies) bombs Libya, Syria, etc.; and the US regime refuses to accept any of the resulting refugees — the burdens from which are now breaking the [...]

We Give Our Unconditional Support To A Humanitarian Zone For People Returning To Syria

By Staff, Colombiasupport.net -

Because of our painful experience of being displaced, returning, and being persecuted by our own State and Government, we feel deeply rooted solidarity with the proposal made by some Syrian [...]

Syrian Child Refugee Choir From Canada Cancels US Trip Over Trump Policies

By Jillian D'Amours, Middleeasteye.net -

MONTREAL, Canada - A Canadian choir composed of Syrian refugee children will not perform at an event in Washington, DC, later this week because organisers and parents feared the kids would be [...]

If We Want To Support Refugees, We Need To End The Wars That Create Them

By Azadeh Shahshahani and Maha Hilal, Inthesetimes.com -

The concept of sanctuary, providing refuge and protection to people who are marginalized and oppressed, has a long history in the United States—even when the United States itself is responsible [...]

Over Four Million People Displaced as Crisis Deepens in the Congo

By Badylon Kawanda Bakiman, Toward Freedom -

The numbers are hard to fathom. Nearly two million people driven from their homes in 2017 alone. The worst cholera epidemic of the past 15 years, with over 55,000 cases and more than 1,000 [...]

There Is A Massive Movement Of Refugees Globally

By Vijay Prashad, Alternet.org -

On November 28, Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, went before the UN Security Council. Grandi is an old hand in the UN. He came to the UN’s Refugees Agency [...]

What Christmas Means

By Chris Hedges, truthdig.com -

In the early 1980s I was in a refugee camp for Guatemalans who had fled the war into Honduras. It was a cold, dreary winter afternoon. The peasant farmers and their families, living in filth and [...]