Ukrainians fleeing the war walk toward a train in Krakow to bring them to Berlin on March 15, 2022.
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Putin has a history of forcing civilians to migrate during a conflict, part of a broader strategy to overwhelm other countries with new refugees and destabilize their economies.
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Refugee camps should only be a temporary solution. They’re no place for ongoing health care.
A woman and son arrive at the border crossing between Ukraine and Poland.
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Children live through the same wars as adults. The effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on children will have long-lasting effects, and underscores the urgency of a peaceful resolution now.
A copy of “Afterlives” (2021) by Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah.
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Gurnah’s novels delve deeply into family separation, endless betrayals of core familial relations, and the inexorable pull of the lost past.
The Marshall Islands and other small island nations are urgently threatened by rising seas.
Climate change is a true existential threat for small island nations, but the US has done little to help the Marshall Islands, which it administered for decades.
For some survivors of sexual violence, the lockdown has brought on more trauma.
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New research with survivors of sexual violence who have been forced to migrate reveals difficulties of COVID-19 lockdowns.
A trainload of expelled ethnic Germans from Czechoslovakia arrives in Bavaria, Germany, after World War II.
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After World War II ended in Europe, millions of ethnic Germans faced an uncertain future. The political repercussions of their expulsion continue even today.
Militias guard a barricade after police and pro-government militias stormed a rebel-held neighborhood in Masaya, Nicaragua, on July 17, 2018.
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Nicaragua has exploded in violence since mass protests began against President Daniel Ortega in April, with hundreds dead and thousands wounded. Amid such chaos, criminal violence is likely to follow.
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The transition into adulthood is challenging for young refugees: they face great adversity while trying to finishing school, find work and enter marriage.
Aboriginal demonstration in Brisbane in 2014.
A damning inquiry has revealed the extent of the abuse suffered by British children sent abroad between 1920 and 1970. But it skirts around Aboriginal cultural genocide.
The scale of contemporary forced human displacement is unprecedented and difficult to comprehend. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has just reported staggering statistics. As of…
Syrian refugees have been banned from the US for the next 120 days. Whatever happens next, the country they are fleeing will never be the same again.
Only long-term integration policies will keep people safe from appalling camps conditions.
The 60,000 people currently stuck in Greece will probably have to stay there. The EU should help them integrate.
Life is in limbo for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
With the many interconnected conflicts within Syria continuing, and with routes to safety increasingly blocked, what can Syria’s 4.8m refugees expect in this ‘new’ year?
‘Femicidal state’: a woman protests female murder rates in Mexico City.
More than 44% of Mexican women face violence in their homes. Some of them become asylum seekers in the United States.
Asia is home to the world’s largest known stateless group, the Rohingya.
Unless managed more effectively, forced migration will have permanent and intensifying negative impacts on countries across the globe.