Afghan Activist: We All Deserve Refuge, Not Just Those Who Served The US

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

Following the Taliban’s seizure of power, people across the political spectrum have expressed concern about the fate of Afghans who helped the United States and are therefore at risk of [...]

Dying To Be Regularized: Migrants On Hunger Strike

By ROAR Collective, ROAR Magazine. -

Farida is 51 years old. She was born in Belgium. Her entire family has the Belgian nationality. Farida has a steady job. She cleans offices and public buildings, for €6-8 per hour. Her last [...]

War And Climate Disasters Displaced A Record Of 55 Million People In 2020

Amid a raging global pandemic, a record 55 million people were displaced from their homes but still living in their countries by the end of 2020, according to the latest report from the Internal [...]

The Israeli Apartheid State May Be Reaching A Breaking Point

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

You won't hear this in the corporate media but the struggle for Palestinian rights is gaining power and that is why there is an escalation by the Zionists to hold onto their power. Author and [...]

Police Launch Violent Crackdown On Paris Refugee Camp

By Will Morrow, WSWS. -

French riot police went on a fascistic rampage Monday evening, brutally assaulting a peaceful tent camp of some 500 refugees at the Place de la République in central Paris. Police used [...]

You Can’t Go Home Again

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

I saw them for only a few seconds. One glimpse and they were gone. The young woman wore a brown headwrap, a yellow short-sleeved shirt, and a long pink, red, and blue floral-patterned skirt. She [...]

Oxford Study Challenges Israel’s Claims Concerning Palestinian Refugees

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

There needs to be a fundamental change in the way Palestinian refugees are seen, no longer as victims but as people with rights who are entitled to shape their own destiny. This assertion is made [...]

Report: So-Called US War On Terror Has Displaced As Many As 59 Million People

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

The ongoing U.S. "war on terror" has forcibly displaced as many as 59 million people from just eight countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia since 2001, according to a new report published [...]

Rescuers Penalized For Saving Lives At The World’s Deadliest Border

By The Civil Fleet. -

Humanitarian organizations are being penalized for fulfilling responsibilities abandoned by European governments at the world’s deadliest border, activists have warned after an eventful weekend [...]

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 [...]