Monday, Nov 28, 2022



Video of child refugee in Libya sheds light on rampant abuse

September 07, 2022 12:18 pm

The boy, Mazen Adam, a refugee in Libya from Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region, was kidnapped last week by unknown gunmen demanding ransom.

Independence, Partition & Punjab Boundary Force

August 15, 2022 6:40 am

The PBF was given the responsibility of disturbed areas comprising Sialkot, Gujranwala, Seikhupura, Lyallpur, Montgomery, Lahore, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jullunder and Ferozepur districts.

Delhi Rewind: A West Delhi locality sheds light on how Partition refugees were segregated by caste

July 10, 2022 9:59 am

The neighbourhood adjacent to Karol Bagh is dominated by the Regar community, a leather tanning caste group who trace their origins to Rajasthan and have stories to narrate of how their forefathers were employed by the British to build New Delhi.

A model’s refugee story

March 30, 2022 12:58 pm

Modeling is often held up as a fairy tale; a way for Cinderellas from difficult circumstances to become pop culture princesses. Lazareanu is far from the only model who emerged from a crisis-torn Eastern Europe around the turn of the millennium.

Italy baker makes 'peace' bread, sweets for Ukraine refugees

March 23, 2022 12:49 pm

“It’s a really important initiative,” said customer Maria Pascolin as she shopped at the bakery. “It’s a drop in the ocean, but if we all gave a contribution, it would help.”

Pro cyclist riding 1,000 kilometers for Ukrainian refugees

March 20, 2022 2:01 pm

The 30-year-old rider for American team EF Education-EasyPost will depart from Munich on a nonstop, 1,063-kilometer odyssey that will carry him through the Czech Republic and Poland and ultimately to the Ukraine border at Krakovets.

Ukraine's child refugees pose huge challenge for Europe

March 17, 2022 8:08 pm

Psychologists say young Ukrainian refugees appear unable to comprehend the longer-term nature of their absence from home and separation from their fathers, forbidden to leave Ukraine in order to fight the war.

Again and again, literature provides an outlet for the upended lives of refugees

March 09, 2022 12:33 pm

The grain of the life of the uprooted, of those forced to flee for their lives, has been captured especially well by, to name but three writers, Haitian American Edwidge Danticat, Ethiopian American Dinaw Mengestu and British writer and poet Warsan Shire, who was born to Somali parents in Kenya.

Celebrity chef José Andrés helps feed thousands of Ukrainian refugees at the border

March 04, 2022 5:48 pm

Andrés mobilised a team of chefs through his World Kitchen Central, founded in 2010, to provide warm and nourishing meals to the refugees and also to people sheltering in bunkers and subways

Jordanian military kills 27 in shootout with Syria smugglers

January 27, 2022 8:00 pm

Jordan is home to more than 650,000 Syrian refugees who fled the civil war that has raged there for more than a decade.


Refugees flock to Sweden seeking asylum

July 02, 2014 4:59 pm

Some 15 percent of Sweden's population is foreign born, the highest level in the Nordic region.


Gender politics: Teaching refugees about sex and consent

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Refugees who are settling in Sweden are learning how to become members of Swedish society. For many newcomers from the Middle East, that means a shift in thinking about sex and relationships.